Winter activities in Helsinki

Winter activities in Helsinki

Jussi Hellsten/visithelsinki.com

Jussi Hellsten/visithelsinki.com

Winter activities in Helsinki

Despite the cold and darkness, Helsinki has a warm atmosphere during the winter. Culture events, sport adventures and exhibitions are just some of them.

An exciting funny winter day in Helsinki could be like this. Go sledging in one of the many parks, particularly the hilly Sinebrychoff and Kaivopuisto parks.

Favourite destinations in the city include the islands of Suomenlinna, Uunisaari, Korkeasaari (Helsinki Zoo) and Seurasaari, as well as the large outdoor recreational areas of Paloheinä and Keskuspuisto (Central Park).

Skiing and skating are top-rated, and you don`t have any problems related offers, they are huge, as well as ice swimming and saunas in the city’s recreational areas.

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Winter activities in Helsinki

Helsinki is in the northern hemisphere, and the winter temperature is well below zero. Here you will find many dark days because of the city`s location. The amount of daylight is barely five hours and in November and December nearly always covered by snow. Usually, the archipelago also gets frozen in some months in the winter.


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