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Best tips from Helsinki Concierges

We asked members of Les Clefs d’Or Finlande in six Helsinki hotels about their favourite places in the city. Find out what they said and get more out of your trip!

Every member of the Golden Keys of Finland – Les Clefs d’Or Finlande is dedicated to provide superior quality and service trough friendship. Here is where the Golden Keys of Finland members enjoy spending time in Helsinki.

Pascal Gaudio, President of Les Clefs d’Or Finlande, Hotel Haven Helsinki 

Pascal Gaudio, Hotel Haven Helsinki

Winter Garden
- you can bring your own picnic

Töölönlahti Bay & Finlandia Park
- the best outdoor and indoor art area

Sea Life Helsinki
- amazing place to bring your family

Petra Rissanen, Original Sokos Hotel Pasila

Petra Rissanen, Original Sokos Hotel Pasila

Linnanmäki amusement park
- spend a day as a kid: try the rollercoaster and every ride you can find!

Haltiala Farm
- Nice surroundings to have a picnic or lunch and see some animals too

Keskuspuisto - Central park
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A forest in the middle of the city. A great park to have a run or go horseback riding.

Sami Joutsenvuo, Scandic Continental Helsinki

Sami Joutsenvuo, Scandic Continental Helsinki

Suomenlinna Sea Fortress
- mix of history and serenity

Lauttasaari waterfront
- beautiful views by the sea

The Ruoholahti canal
- nice place to have a walk

Aino Pohjola, Glo Hotel Art

Aino Pohjola, Glo Hotel Art

Hietalahti Market Hall
- especially burgers from Roslund are delicious

Cafe Regatta
- the nicest place for a bun and coffee, with good service. You can also grill your own sausages outside at the fire!

Eira and Punavuori
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Walk along Merikatu and enjoy the great area. The sea gives you strength.

Janne Ant-Wuorinen, Hotel Haven Helsinki

Janne Ant-Wuorinen, Hotel Haven Helsinki

Suomenlinna Sea Fortress
- in the city but still out of the city

Esplanade Park
- Finnish culture at its best for locals and visitors

Kumpula Outdoor Swimming Pool
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for a perfect family day

Virpi Vidal Pellikka, Best Western Plus Hotel Haaga

Virpi Vidal Pellikka / Best Western Plus Hotel Haaga

Market square (Kauppatori)
- nothing says Finland as a morning coffee at the market square and the smell of Finnish strawberries

Ateljee Bar at Hotel Torni
- the best views of Helsinki and great cocktails

Sofiankatu
- a street that shows different eras of Helsinki, a trip to the past of the city

Kalle Valjento, Radisson Plaza Helsinki

Kalle Valjento, Radisson Plaza Helsinki

Kallio parklife
- enjoy with Frisbee games, footbag, mölkky and petanque

Market Square and Esplanade Park
- “street food” and Finnish souvenirs for all tastes

Hietaniemi beach
- try also the minigolf track nearby

Erkki Kerttula, Hotel Haven Helsinki

Erkki Kerttula, Hotel Haven Helsinki

Wooden Vallila
- Wooden architectural feast

The Kirpilä Art Collection
- From Kirpilä's wishes "for the promotion of Finnish interest in art"

Hietalahti Market Hall
- don't forget the flea market next to the market hall every Sunday

Petri Uronen, Radisson Plaza Helsinki

Petri Uronen, Radisson Plaza HelsinkiNature and archipelago
- experience Nuuksio National Park and islands Pihlajasaari and Sirpalesaari

Golf
- there are many places nearby Helsinki, Kullo Golf is my favourite

Open-air cafes and several terraces
- to simply spend time around a cup of coffee is a Finnish must

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