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Helsinki region

Helsinki region is a wonderful choice when you want to combine city & Nature. The easy access to the national parks, islands and lakes offer a wide variety of activities that you can do within an hours drive from the capital from Raseborg in the West to Lahti & Hämeenlinna in the North and Porvoo in the East and everything in between.

About region

Helsinki is a compact city, compact city easily explored on foot, public transport and bike. The food scene is amazing ranging from Zero waste to Michelin star restaurants. Design and architecture define the city and the whole region. You can visit many Alvar Aalto sights (and artist homes) and Finnish designer stores and museum from Marimekko to Iittala. The nature in Finland is fascinating, pure and safe. It’s really easy to combine wonderful hikes, skiing, biking event to a short visit to our capital. The main international airport, Helsinki Airport is in the region so it makes Helsinki a great starting / end point to your stay in wonderful Finland.

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Regional contacts

Visit Espoo

Visit Helsinki

Helsinki North (page only in Finnish)

Visit Häme

Visit Järvenpää

Lahti region

Visit Lake Tuusulanjärvi

Visit Lohja

Visit Porvoo

Visit Raasepori

Visit Sipoo (page only in Finnish)

Visit Vantaa

Visit Finland contact


Hanna Muoniovaara

Regional Partnerships, Helsinki region and Coast & Archipelago