HELSINKI IN NOVEMBER
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No doubt, you've already found a lot of information about main sights of Helsinki to visit.
Here is our list of HELSINKI MUST DO IN 1 DAY, just in case you need to refresh your trip ideas.
Finnish best bad weather protection is a sauna. Saunas are everywhere: at the hotels and holiday homes, pools and gyms, residential apartments and offices, and even at the Parliament in Helsinki.
Arrange a sauna experience tour in Helsinki by visiting:
Take tram no 2 or 3. They run at the Helsinki center and routes pass many of the city sights and attractions.
Travelling by tram in Helsinki is nice, comfortable and convenient way to see the city, especially if weather outside does not allow pleasant walking on foot.
Unique accommodation at Nuuksio Reindeer Park, 50 km to Helsinki. Handcrafted Iglu cabins are made from natural materials. You can watch and feed the reindeer from the huts window. The guide will take you in the reindeer park.
Accommodation for 2 persons. Ecotoilet, limited washing facilities, a mini fridge, electric kettle, coffee/tea/water and a bucketful of lichen for feeding reindeer.
Kankurin Tupa Souvenir Shop is the largest souvenir shop in Helsinki. It is located in the center of Helsinki, 600 m from the Central Station.
Shop offers souvenirs and handicrafts, gifts, home textile and design items, wool, wood and ceramic products, a wide range of Moomin-products. In the basement level of the store there is a unique Christmas shop open all-year-round and showroom – something you will find in no other shop in Helsinki.
Manta Christmas Market is a winter fair during and around Christmas time in the heart of Helsinki, at the beautiful Havis Amanda square. In 2019 it will be open from November 23th until January 8th 2020. Every day from 10am to 8pm every day, except on Christmas Day.
It is a cozy Christmas atmosphere place to warm up with hot drinks, enjoy the delicacies or get some Christmas hand made presents.
There are about 20 stalls at the market, and they will be selling everything from Christmas food and beverages to traditional Finnish crafts. Santa Claus will be visiting the market on 1-2.12, 9-10.12 and 16-17.12 from 12pm until 5pm.
If you are a chocolate lover - visit Fazer Experience Visitor Centre, espesially in a rainy day. There is a factory sweets shop, cafe and guided tours to visitor center in different languages. Guided tours suitable for all ages.
1 hour guided tour includes a short tour around, a video on the history of Karl Fazer 60 years experience in production not just chocolate but other stuff in an organic way. 10-15 minute tasting session where you can try as many different samples of Fazer chocolate and candy as you can handle.
Upon leaving the visitor centre, all guests of the guided tour are given a free gift bag with several samples to take home: a box of biscuits, Fazer milk chocolate, xylitol candies, Fazer rye bread.Mbr>
Important note: entering the Fazer factory and seeing production line is not included into the tour.
Address: Fazerintie 6, 01230 Vantaa, Finland. Open every day, exept Christmas holidays and 1.01.
Created with respect and consideration for Suomenlinna’s past, Viaporin Kekri is an opportunity to explore Finnish history, a modern interpretation of an old Kekri tradition, and an experiment in creating new meanings out of centuries-old believes and customs.
It gives its visitors a unique chance to explore and experience Suomenlinna islands from a new perspective and see its darkest corners that are usually closed for the general public.
Suomenlinna 2.11. 14.00-23.00
Allas Sea Pool is organizing moonlight swim outdoors in a heated pool during autumn season under the glooming light of the full moon.
Allas Sea Pool
Tickets 14€ at the entrance
Helsinki Farmers’ Market will be arranged at Wanha Satama in November.
It offers pure and fresh flavours & scents by the local producers from the Helsinki area.
The farmers' market will be held on the last Sunday of each month in various places in Helsinki.
24.11. Wanha Satama: Warm soups
29.12. Wanha Satama: New year party