Finland's intimate and charming capital with 1 million inhabitants is truly a crossroad of eastern and western culture. It has a beautiful location, superb collection of architecture, plenty of comfortable hotels, international culinary delights and world-class museums. Helsinki entertains and captivates visitors throughout all seasons. Visit Senate Square with its monumental buildings and the large Lutheran Cathedral. The Market Square and the harbours. The busy Mannerheim Street and the monolithic Parliament Building. Do not miss one of Helsinki's most unique attractions: the famous "Church in the Rock". The city is linked to the nearby islands with ferries. The most interesting is the mighty fortress island Suomenlinna. Helsinki has cold winters and relatively warm summers.
Raise the body temperature inside a wooden sauna, followed by a dip in the snow to bring it down again. Swimming in a hole that has been cut in the ice, then returning to a hot sauna will relax and refresh the body and improve stress tolerance levels. Believers also claim that it keeps away the flu and enhances blood circulation. A true Finnish experience!
First you will learn about the Lappish culture and their reindeer husbandry. Everyone who passes a reindeer-drivingtest will be issued an international reindeer driver's license. You will participate in a special Lapp ceremony of crossing the Arctic Circle. Admire the wonderful nature and feel the wintery silence.
Swim in subzero temperature water wearing survival body suits. “Sampo” is a retired icebreaker that is located in Kemi by the Gulf of Bothnia in Finland. Upon this union of majestic steel, ice and the sea will be quite an experience for you!
Finland is known for two particular things: Aurora Borealis, the magical northern lights that appear at night and the famous igloos. Doze off under the Northern Lights in a glass igloo. Try the best of both worlds by sleeping in igloo made of glass, which will enable you to experience the natural phenomenon from the warmth of your own furclad bed.
The mega-high bungy jump can be performed in Kaivopuisto in Helsinki. The speed gained during a jump is about 120 kilometers per hour and the first rebound pulls you upwards at approximately 80 kilometers per hour. You can enjoy a completely free fall for the first 50 metres, after which the rope starts gradually reducing the speed.