Allas Sea Pools, Helsinki city centre - Photo credit: Helsinki Marketing

Helsinki Urban Nature Experience

Experience Helsinki, a model city for sustainable development, staying off-the-beaten-track in a regenerating area. Discover for yourself Helsinki's amazing natural location, the sea on one side, National Park on the other and residential areas full of parks and forests, true Urban Nature.

Allas Sea Pools, Helsinki city centre - Photo credit: Helsinki Marketing
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  • duration

    3 nights / 4 days

  • location

    Helsinki, Finland

  • season

    All Year

  • Tour type

    Self-guided individuals

  • theme

    City Break

  • price

    from 599 €

  Daily direct flights to Helsinki from cities around the world.
  Overnight cruises from Stockholm, and multiple daily ferries from Tallinn

  3 nights accommodation at a 1st class hotel including buffet breakfast
  4 day Helsinki public transportation pass (including airport)
  1 x 4 course dinner with drinks package at a sustainable local restaurant
  1 activity of your choice: Private guided City Tour / Guided sea kayaking / Guided bike tour
  Self-guided tour to Nuuksio National Park including entrance to Haltia – The Finnish Nature Centre and “Nature on your Plate” buffet lunch at Haltia (Supplement for private guided forest tour)
  Local expert advice on what to see in Helsinki region and lots of additional information – exclusively online
  24 hour emergency phone service

 We donate 10 EUR for every person booked on this tour to the John Nurminen Foundation, a charitable organisation protecting the Baltic Sea and its cultural heritage.


Hand-crafted by Professionals

Our Helsinki Urban Nature Experience is a city break package hand-crafted for you by travel professionals who know the destination inside out based on years of experience.  You experience the best of urban city life in Helsinki, a cultured European capital with an amazing natural location, the sea on one side, National Park on the other and residential areas full of parks and forests, true urban nature.

Model Sustainable City

Helsinki is a model city for sustainable development, and a lot of emphasis is placed on encouraging environmentally-friendly lifestyles for its residents, including lowering consumption, recycling waste, construction projects that actively consider the natural environment, and ambitious climate aims with a goal for carbon neutrality by 2035.

What’s included?

The package includes a local transport pass for sustainable travel on public busses, trains, trams and boats, plus dinner in a local restaurant which places sustainability high on its agenda.  Learn about local lifestyle from our experienced guides, or take an active excursion by kayak on the Baltic Seas or a bike tour along Helsinki’s well-developed cycling tracks, super-sustainable ways to experience the city from different perspectives, as is our hotel location, a little off-the-beaten-track in a regenerating area.

Exclusive Information

And to help you plan your trip in the most efficient and sustainable way our unique and exclusive Google My Map highlights our hand-picked choices form a range of sights, restaurants and cafes in and around the city.


Dates & Prices


June 9
July 21
August 11, 25


536 €

per person sharing twin/double
808 € per person in single

Extras available on this tour

375 € private guide for tour to Nuuksio National Park (cost for 1 guide, 6 hours, starting and ending at your hotel)

What’s included
  • 4 day Helsinki public transport pass (including airport train)
  • 3 nights accommodation at Clarion Hotel, Helsinki including buffet breakfast
  • 1 x 4 course dinner with drinks package in a sustainable local restaurant
  • Choice of activity for “Helsinki Your Way”- choose 1 from the list:
    – Private guided City Tour with our local guide (3 hours)
    – Sea kayaking experience (2½ hours)
    – Bicycle tour (3 hours)
  • Self-guided excursion to Nuuksio National Park including entrance to Haltia – The Finnish Nature Centre and “Nature on your plate” buffet lunch
  • Our exclusive Google My Map showing our hand-picked selection of hidden gems and sustainable tips
  • 24 hour emergency phone service
What’s NOT included
  • Flights from your home country
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Meals not outlined in programme


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Our chosen hotel base in Helsinki, Clarion Hotel Helsinki, has the city’s highest accommodation sustainability rating, having completed 20 of Helsinki city’s Sustainability criteria.  Located in the regenerating docks area of Jätkäsaari, Clarion Hotel Helsinki is a bright and modern hotel, easily accessible by regular tram services.    High buildings are rare in Helsinki, and there is no better view than from its rooftop bar, or indeed its top floor infinity pool.  Kitchen & Table by Marcus Samuelsson provides Finnish traditional delicacies with a modern twist.

Clarion Hotel Helsinki


Experienced – 20 years+ experience handling tours across Scandinavia
Local, on-the-spot expertise, specialists in Scandinavia tours
24 hour emergency service so in case of need, you have a local number to call
Knowledgeable – First-hand up-to-the-minute knowledge of suppliers across our region
Sustainable – Commitment to provide programmes with sustainable partners
Donations to Charity – For every person booked we make a donation to a local sustainable charity.
Constant education of our staff with local sustainable development
Exclusive Information – All our tours come with a unique exclusive Google My Map access, showing you our personal tips and suggestions for range of sights, bars and restaurants