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Discover National Park near Helsinki
With Backpacker Helsinki Tour you will enjoy a perfect guiding hike in the National Park of Nuuksio or Sipoonkorppi. On our way, we will cross many different lakes and type of landscapes ! Nuuksio and Sipoonkorppi National Park reflect perfectly the spectacular beauty of the Finnish forest ! On our trip, I will share with you many informations about Finland. Depending on the season, you will have the opportunity to pick berries or mushrooms ! In the heart of the winter, when there is snow enough, possibility to practice snowshoes during the hike ! During the break in the middle of the Taïga forest, you will enjoy a delicious "Glögi" served with Finnish biscuits. I will propose you the perfect trek corresponding to your level of hiking. In the Laavu, the traditional Finnish fire camp, we will end by sharing an authentic home made Finnish soup (also vegetarian option) served with a traditional bread and beverage ! Duration: 4 h Transportation: By car. Meeting at the street Museokatu 8, near to the parliament. Group capacity: From 1 to 4 persons New ! Have a look at my experiences "Day trip in Torronsuo National Park" and "Ice fishing in Helsinki Region" ! Do not hesitate to ask for other dates than those on the calendar :)
Finnish cooking class in ♡ of Helsinki
I will welcome you in my home in the design district, Punavuori. The plan for the evening is to create together a traditional Finnish meal consisting of a starter, a main course and dessert. You will get your hands dirty with peeling, chopping and kneading. Sounds like a lot? Finns like to keep things uncomplicated in all aspects of life - including cooking - so we will finish prepping on time. An example menu looks like: Lohikeitto (salmon soup) Lihapyörykät (Finnish meatballs) Korvapuusti (cinnamon rolls) THE MENU WILL CHANGE ACCORDING TO SEASON AND THE REQUEST OF GUESTS THAT SIGNED UP. While we are preparing dinner together, you will have the chance to learn about various exotic Nordic ingredients from the seas and forests exclusive to this region. At the dinner table we can then discuss the latest gossips of the Finnish gastro scene, and you can ask me for tips and recommendations where to eat next. You will also take home a printed version of the recipes with you, so you can share them with your friends and family when your vacation is over. I have vegetarian, vegan, lactose- and gluten-free menu options too. Just ask.
The Authentic Helsinki Walking Tour - Small Group
Join this small-group walking tour to explore Helsinki, the capital of the happiest country in the world! Apart from sharing many fascinating stories about Helsinki's history, present, and future, I will be happy to answer your questions about the way of Finnish life and cultural habits. I was born and raised in Finland, and I want you to get a real feeling of Helsinki, not just the touristic one. You'll get to understand the unique Helsinki state of mind and a clear idea of our quite peculiar culture. After the tour, you'll also know the answer to the following questions: Why is sauna so important for Finns? What is the "Unicorn Block" of Helsinki? When do Finns gather at the Market Square to swim in the fountain? Why is there a statue of a Russian Czar in the most famous square of Helsinki? Is Finnish really that difficult to learn? How much is the biggest speeding ticket ever given in Finland? What did Napoleon have to do with Finland? Are we Finns really the happiest people in the world? The groups are small, maximum 8 people, so you'll have a chance to ask all of your questions. In the end, you'll receive a recommendation list of restaurants and things to do in Helsinki that includes all my personal favorites. Let's discover how unique Helsinki really is! My other tours: Other Side of the Bridge - Kallio Tour Smart City, Urban Nature & Helsinkian BBQ
Tour Helsinki with a city planner
Forget those pre-scripted, crowded, boring touristy tours! In my walking tours, I use my creativity and knowledge to adjust the tour according to your interests and preferences, the group size and the weather conditions; so you will get the best of Helsinki. We will walk together in and around the city center, discovering Helsinki's secrets, learning its history, culture and traditions. Why do Helsinki people have picnic on top of graves? What was the meeting point of the bohemian people of 1880s in Helsinki? How did they build a church inside a giant granite rock? Where did Lenin hide when he was running away from the Tsarist Russia? Which statue is the one that seagulls hate the most? Where did they bury thousands of bodies during the plague? Why is the largest Orthodox cathedral located in a Lutheran country? Where can you eat the best salmon soup of your life? Why Finnish people still cheer for the opponents of the Swedish national football team? How did a Finnish architect influence generations of American architects and skyscraper designs? We will find answers to all of these questions and more, while visiting each of these important locations in Helsinki. Other things to note Be prepared to walk 6-7 km and come with comfortable walking shoes and extra layers for warmth. Please remember to check your messages on your Airbnb account or Airbnb mobile app as that is the main communication tool. You can check out my website for various tours www.atamantours.com
Professional Photoshoot in Helsinki
We normally meet in front of Oodi, but if you wish we can come and meet you somewhere else too, for example by the Railway Station. We can get some coffee or tea before starting and get to know each other and find out what kind of photos you desire to have. Routes can vary depending on weather conditions and your hopes. Maybe you want to go to the harbour, or to some close by neighbourhoods? If you haven’t been in Suomenlinna yet, we suggest we hop on the ferry to get some amazing pictures while there. It’s all up to you what kind of pictures you want, but don’t worry if you are not sure, we’ll have plenty of ideas in our pockets. Our goal is to create a connection between us and our guests through photography. After we are finished and you guys are happy with the pictures, we’ll hand you a little souvenir to take home! It also wouldn’t be the first time when the photoshoot ends in all of us going to a restaurant or a bar to continue the night together! We can work on them the same evening and will email minimum of 25 photographs to you the very next day. We are welcoming locals as well as tourists and encouraging our guest to challenge us. The more accessories, costumes and ideas our guests bring, the better. Or if you need something from us, maybe even just a warm jacket, just let us know and well try our best to make it happen!

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Ice Fishing in Helsinki Region
La pêche sur glace est en Finlande une des activités Nordique traditionnelles parmi les plus pratiquées en hiver. Lors de cette expérience inoubliable, dans un cadre de nature unique, je réunirai toutes les chances de notre côté pour pêcher des poissons tels que la perche, le brochet ou encore le sandre. Sur le lac Bodom, le plus grand dans la région d'Helsinki, situé à seulement 25 minutes d'Helsinki centre, je vous convie à une initiation de pêche sur glace à l'aide du Pilkki, la canne à pêche Nordique ! Une fois arrivés sur place nous marcherons sur le lac afin de trouver l'endroit idéal où il y a le plus de chance de pêcher du poisson. Je vous expliquerai ensuite comment faire un trou dans la glace et comment utiliser le pilkki. Après c'est à vous de jouer ! Vous serez prêt pour pêcher plein de poissons ! A la fin, dans un Laavu, le refuge traditionnel, je ferai un feu pour pouvoir griller les makkara, les saucisses traditionnelles. Il existe aussi une option pour végétariens. Je vous servirai également un délicieux glögi ainsi que des piparri, des biscuits traditionnels de Noël. Les vêtements chauds sont importants.
Finnish Archipelago Excursion
Explore the Finnish Archipelago in an incredible nature reserve where the forest meets the sea. Pick berries, learn about wild mushrooms, throw snowballs, or watch great migrations of birds all while never seeing another tourist! This off-the-beaten-path destination is our favourite place to explore in every season and share with travellers from all over. One of our most popular guided experiences at Taiga Times. This hike has it all! We will walk along forest paths, rolling rocks and the beautiful coast, where we have the perfect place for a break, overlooking the Baltic Sea. Your guide will prepare a delicious lunch to enjoy while you freely explore wonderful landscapes and find your peace in nature. Our Finnish-style tasting menu includes for example locally sourced fish, Karelian rice pies and blueberry pie for dessert! Nam Nam! Highlights: • A magnificent nature reserve with diverse habitats • Fantastic photo opportunities along the coast • An easy and rewarding walk for all levels of fitness • Prepared lunch and coffee/tea with seaside view We treat all our guests, employees, and locals in a respectful and equal manner regardless of their cultural background, sexual orientation, gender expression, political interests or religion. We love to learn from different cultures and respect every walk of life around the world. Feel free to request alternative tour dates!
Explore hidden Helsinki Bike BBQ & Sauna
A unique bicycle tour is waiting for you: we cycle and walk in less known areas. It's a not 'a classic touristic tour' but a sportive discovery of local culture & nature. Instead of the touristy city center, we go for the hidden gems. QUIZ: Who has been one of the most prominent and controversial personages in Finland? We will discover it together! THIS TOUR IS A GREAT IDEA FOR A GIFT! DO TOUR AS YOU ARRIVE IN HELSINKI. For solos, couples, groups, teams, and it's great for team-build too. You will discover: Nature (parks: Keskuspuisto & Seurasaari) Food (vegetarian/vegan bites) Sauna (like a Finn) Iconic spots (that you may not find otherwise) WE WILL: Smell pure air, Taste Finnish food, Touch the trees & stones that made Finland's landscapes unique, Talk about Finnish and Nordic history, Have quizzes, Enjoy the discovery! I offer one e-bike & standard bicycles. We will cycle three routes, each of about 7 km. We take two long stops, one for the BBQ and another for the sauna (nudity possible). The road may be sometimes uphill, but no mountains! The tour ends at the same place as the start: Huopalahti station. If you want, after the sauna, you can keep the bikes for the day and bring it back in the evening or the next morning. Flying back home? We can store bags too and the train there gets you to the airport in 30m No tour scheduled? I can rent you out bikes
Hike in a National Park and Sauna by a lake
Experience the relaxing and refreshing effects of a forest on this nature walk in a national park, enjoy a campfire barbecue and top it off with a relaxing visit to a traditional smoke sauna. During this experience, you will get to discover the beautiful Sipoonkorpi national park with a professional wilderness guide. The guide will lead you through the park and tell you about Finnish nature and wildlife around you. Our trail leads us to a rocky vista overlooking a forested lake where we will have a campfire barbecue. After the nature walk (total 6km) we will continue to the traditional smoke sauna next to the national park for a relaxing sauna and swim. The smoke sauna is held in the highest esteem by most Finns and will give us hot and smooth heat called - löyly - in Finnish. The smoke sauna is located next to a freshwater lake so we can go for a refreshing dip during our sauna breaks. After some fresh air, we will head back into the sauna to warm up again and then we will repeat the entire experience twice more. If you are brave enough to join us in the winter we will go for the famous arctic dip in the ice water! You may have heard that the Finns bathe in the heat naked, but since we are at the public mixed smoke sauna it is necessary to wear a bathing suit, so no sweat! (Okay, there still will be sweat.) * Feel free to request alternative tour dates! *
Nuuksio National Park Hike
Nuuksio National Park is located in Espoo and it is only 30 km from Helsinki city centre. The national park is a great place to see and enjoy the typical Finnish nature; spectacular lakes, beautiful vast forests, rugged landscapes with various trails. The national park is a testament to how important it is to be living right next to vast nature to the Finns. The rocky lake upland is home to many species that thrive in old-growth forests, vibrant meadows, valleys, and ponds. There are 30 lakes in the area with different sizes and shapes that provide spectacular views. This green oasis in the capital region has also many nature trails with varying length and difficulty. The benefits of walking/hiking in the forest are countless; not only it cleanses your senses and reduces your stress, it also strengthens your immune system, improves cardiovascular and metabolic health, provides simple and fun way to work out and boost your overall well-being. In our Nuuksio National Park Hike, we will be following a carefully designed 8 km trail with moderate difficulty. This trail literally has best parts that Nuuksio has to offer! We will pass by beautiful small ponds, diverse terrain with some hills, old-growth forest, picturesque vantage points, and also camping sites.

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Discover National Park near Helsinki
With Backpacker Helsinki Tour you will enjoy a perfect guiding hike in the National Park of Nuuksio or Sipoonkorppi. On our way, we will cross many different lakes and type of landscapes ! Nuuksio and Sipoonkorppi National Park reflect perfectly the spectacular beauty of the Finnish forest ! On our trip, I will share with you many informations about Finland. Depending on the season, you will have the opportunity to pick berries or mushrooms ! In the heart of the winter, when there is snow enough, possibility to practice snowshoes during the hike ! During the break in the middle of the Taïga forest, you will enjoy a delicious "Glögi" served with Finnish biscuits. I will propose you the perfect trek corresponding to your level of hiking. In the Laavu, the traditional Finnish fire camp, we will end by sharing an authentic home made Finnish soup (also vegetarian option) served with a traditional bread and beverage ! Duration: 4 h Transportation: By car. Meeting at the street Museokatu 8, near to the parliament. Group capacity: From 1 to 4 persons New ! Have a look at my experiences "Day trip in Torronsuo National Park" and "Ice fishing in Helsinki Region" ! Do not hesitate to ask for other dates than those on the calendar :)
Ice Fishing in Helsinki Region
La pêche sur glace est en Finlande une des activités Nordique traditionnelles parmi les plus pratiquées en hiver. Lors de cette expérience inoubliable, dans un cadre de nature unique, je réunirai toutes les chances de notre côté pour pêcher des poissons tels que la perche, le brochet ou encore le sandre. Sur le lac Bodom, le plus grand dans la région d'Helsinki, situé à seulement 25 minutes d'Helsinki centre, je vous convie à une initiation de pêche sur glace à l'aide du Pilkki, la canne à pêche Nordique ! Une fois arrivés sur place nous marcherons sur le lac afin de trouver l'endroit idéal où il y a le plus de chance de pêcher du poisson. Je vous expliquerai ensuite comment faire un trou dans la glace et comment utiliser le pilkki. Après c'est à vous de jouer ! Vous serez prêt pour pêcher plein de poissons ! A la fin, dans un Laavu, le refuge traditionnel, je ferai un feu pour pouvoir griller les makkara, les saucisses traditionnelles. Il existe aussi une option pour végétariens. Je vous servirai également un délicieux glögi ainsi que des piparri, des biscuits traditionnels de Noël. Les vêtements chauds sont importants.
The Authentic Helsinki Walking Tour - Small Group
Join this small-group walking tour to explore Helsinki, the capital of the happiest country in the world! Apart from sharing many fascinating stories about Helsinki's history, present, and future, I will be happy to answer your questions about the way of Finnish life and cultural habits. I was born and raised in Finland, and I want you to get a real feeling of Helsinki, not just the touristic one. You'll get to understand the unique Helsinki state of mind and a clear idea of our quite peculiar culture. After the tour, you'll also know the answer to the following questions: Why is sauna so important for Finns? What is the "Unicorn Block" of Helsinki? When do Finns gather at the Market Square to swim in the fountain? Why is there a statue of a Russian Czar in the most famous square of Helsinki? Is Finnish really that difficult to learn? How much is the biggest speeding ticket ever given in Finland? What did Napoleon have to do with Finland? Are we Finns really the happiest people in the world? The groups are small, maximum 8 people, so you'll have a chance to ask all of your questions. In the end, you'll receive a recommendation list of restaurants and things to do in Helsinki that includes all my personal favorites. Let's discover how unique Helsinki really is! My other tours: Other Side of the Bridge - Kallio Tour Smart City, Urban Nature & Helsinkian BBQ
Finnish cooking class in ♡ of Helsinki
I will welcome you in my home in the design district, Punavuori. The plan for the evening is to create together a traditional Finnish meal consisting of a starter, a main course and dessert. You will get your hands dirty with peeling, chopping and kneading. Sounds like a lot? Finns like to keep things uncomplicated in all aspects of life - including cooking - so we will finish prepping on time. An example menu looks like: Lohikeitto (salmon soup) Lihapyörykät (Finnish meatballs) Korvapuusti (cinnamon rolls) THE MENU WILL CHANGE ACCORDING TO SEASON AND THE REQUEST OF GUESTS THAT SIGNED UP. While we are preparing dinner together, you will have the chance to learn about various exotic Nordic ingredients from the seas and forests exclusive to this region. At the dinner table we can then discuss the latest gossips of the Finnish gastro scene, and you can ask me for tips and recommendations where to eat next. You will also take home a printed version of the recipes with you, so you can share them with your friends and family when your vacation is over. I have vegetarian, vegan, lactose- and gluten-free menu options too. Just ask.
Explore hidden Helsinki Bike BBQ & Sauna
A unique bicycle tour is waiting for you: we cycle and walk in less known areas. It's a not 'a classic touristic tour' but a sportive discovery of local culture & nature. Instead of the touristy city center, we go for the hidden gems. QUIZ: Who has been one of the most prominent and controversial personages in Finland? We will discover it together! THIS TOUR IS A GREAT IDEA FOR A GIFT! DO TOUR AS YOU ARRIVE IN HELSINKI. For solos, couples, groups, teams, and it's great for team-build too. You will discover: Nature (parks: Keskuspuisto & Seurasaari) Food (vegetarian/vegan bites) Sauna (like a Finn) Iconic spots (that you may not find otherwise) WE WILL: Smell pure air, Taste Finnish food, Touch the trees & stones that made Finland's landscapes unique, Talk about Finnish and Nordic history, Have quizzes, Enjoy the discovery! I offer one e-bike & standard bicycles. We will cycle three routes, each of about 7 km. We take two long stops, one for the BBQ and another for the sauna (nudity possible). The road may be sometimes uphill, but no mountains! The tour ends at the same place as the start: Huopalahti station. If you want, after the sauna, you can keep the bikes for the day and bring it back in the evening or the next morning. Flying back home? We can store bags too and the train there gets you to the airport in 30m No tour scheduled? I can rent you out bikes

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Препоръчвано от 18 местни жители

Explore Helsinki with a Local guide
Embark on this exciting walking tour around Helsinki and learn many fascinating things about the city, the country of Finland and its people from a local guide! Explore hidden trails that not even most locals know about. We will start our tour from the historical and architectural centre of Helsinki, the Senate Square, and, while taking your wishes and weather conditions into account, visit the following: - Market Square & Central Harbour - The Grand Central Railway station - Oodi library - The Church in the Rock (ticket included) - Sibelius monument & Cafe Regatta - Huvilakatu - the most photographed street with Jugend/ Art Noveaux architecture - The waterfront including stunning sea views from a hilltop in Kaivopuisto park. We may get a taste of Finnish cuisine with creamy salmon soup and traditional cinnamon rolls with coffee along the way. As someone who spent years studying and working away from Finland, I can share plenty of insights into Finnish history and culture both as local as well as an outsider making it more relatable to you. Why Finns love sauna so much? What makes Finnish education system one of the best in the world? Why is there a church carved into a granite rock? What common beverage Finns are the biggest consumers of in the world and why? All these questions and more you will get the answers to on our tour. Welcome! Other times available on request
Finnish Archipelago Excursion
Explore the Finnish Archipelago in an incredible nature reserve where the forest meets the sea. Pick berries, learn about wild mushrooms, throw snowballs, or watch great migrations of birds all while never seeing another tourist! This off-the-beaten-path destination is our favourite place to explore in every season and share with travellers from all over. One of our most popular guided experiences at Taiga Times. This hike has it all! We will walk along forest paths, rolling rocks and the beautiful coast, where we have the perfect place for a break, overlooking the Baltic Sea. Your guide will prepare a delicious lunch to enjoy while you freely explore wonderful landscapes and find your peace in nature. Our Finnish-style tasting menu includes for example locally sourced fish, Karelian rice pies and blueberry pie for dessert! Nam Nam! Highlights: • A magnificent nature reserve with diverse habitats • Fantastic photo opportunities along the coast • An easy and rewarding walk for all levels of fitness • Prepared lunch and coffee/tea with seaside view We treat all our guests, employees, and locals in a respectful and equal manner regardless of their cultural background, sexual orientation, gender expression, political interests or religion. We love to learn from different cultures and respect every walk of life around the world. Feel free to request alternative tour dates!
Professional photoshoot in Helsinki
We can meet in the front of main railway station or somewhere else in the city center where it can be suitable for you. We can get some coffee and tea before having a photoshoot in order to discuss what kind of pictures you want to have. If you are not sure I have a plenty of ideas that can be discussed in advance or during our meeting. The place of photoshoot depends on weather conditions which are always tricky in Helsinki. Nevertheless, I know a few nice places (libraries, orangeries, and such) where we can hide from the weather and take photos. In this case you’ll kill two birds with one stone and get to know closer places which are only used by locals. If you want to get a picturesque photos outdoors, we can go to the Suomenlinna island. It is easy to catch a ferry and in 20 minutes you will be in an amazing place. It looks particularly awesome in the beginning of summer and the end of autumn – the whole island is full of colourful flowers. Also we can take a walk in the Lauttasaari island and the Vanhakaupunki neighbourhood with a nice waterfall. As for ready photos, I’ll send you the first 10 ones the same evening and the rest of them you will get during six days. As a result, you’ll get 30-40 photos with light editing. My main goal is that you will get beautiful photos from mesmerising Helsinki, that will keep you warm with good memories.
Ice fishing experience in the heart of Helsinki
Helsinki has a centuries-old fishing tradition and you can catch many different species in the heart of the city - on the ice! I will teach you the traditional ice fishing technique used in Finland. You will get to walk and fish on the ice of the Baltic Sea in a safe way and get to see some Helsinki landmarks from the sea perspective. I will also tell you about the Baltic Sea and its unique wildlife. Baltic Sea is one of the biggest brackish water pools in the world, meaning it is not exactly a sea nor a lake, but something between! We will meet with the group at the Sibelius Monument in Helsinki, then continue to the fishing spot together, most likely by foot. I (the host) will arrange fishing gear, bait and the necessary safety equipment. Participants will need outdoor clothes suitable to the weather. Typical fish caught in the area: - Common: perch, Baltic herring, ruffe, roach & smelt (all edible) - Less common: zander, whitefish & sea trout (all delicious!) You can keep the catch if you want or you can donate it to the local rescue cats. Catching a fish through the ice can be hard sometimes, so I cannot guarantee a catch, but I can guarantee new and fun experiences and lots of fresh air! :)
Tour Helsinki with a city planner
Forget those pre-scripted, crowded, boring touristy tours! In my walking tours, I use my creativity and knowledge to adjust the tour according to your interests and preferences, the group size and the weather conditions; so you will get the best of Helsinki. We will walk together in and around the city center, discovering Helsinki's secrets, learning its history, culture and traditions. Why do Helsinki people have picnic on top of graves? What was the meeting point of the bohemian people of 1880s in Helsinki? How did they build a church inside a giant granite rock? Where did Lenin hide when he was running away from the Tsarist Russia? Which statue is the one that seagulls hate the most? Where did they bury thousands of bodies during the plague? Why is the largest Orthodox cathedral located in a Lutheran country? Where can you eat the best salmon soup of your life? Why Finnish people still cheer for the opponents of the Swedish national football team? How did a Finnish architect influence generations of American architects and skyscraper designs? We will find answers to all of these questions and more, while visiting each of these important locations in Helsinki. Other things to note Be prepared to walk 6-7 km and come with comfortable walking shoes and extra layers for warmth. Please remember to check your messages on your Airbnb account or Airbnb mobile app as that is the main communication tool. You can check out my website for various tours www.atamantours.com

Всички дейности близо до Хелзинки

Discover National Park near Helsinki
With Backpacker Helsinki Tour you will enjoy a perfect guiding hike in the National Park of Nuuksio or Sipoonkorppi. On our way, we will cross many different lakes and type of landscapes ! Nuuksio and Sipoonkorppi National Park reflect perfectly the spectacular beauty of the Finnish forest ! On our trip, I will share with you many informations about Finland. Depending on the season, you will have the opportunity to pick berries or mushrooms ! In the heart of the winter, when there is snow enough, possibility to practice snowshoes during the hike ! During the break in the middle of the Taïga forest, you will enjoy a delicious "Glögi" served with Finnish biscuits. I will propose you the perfect trek corresponding to your level of hiking. In the Laavu, the traditional Finnish fire camp, we will end by sharing an authentic home made Finnish soup (also vegetarian option) served with a traditional bread and beverage ! Duration: 4 h Transportation: By car. Meeting at the street Museokatu 8, near to the parliament. Group capacity: From 1 to 4 persons New ! Have a look at my experiences "Day trip in Torronsuo National Park" and "Ice fishing in Helsinki Region" ! Do not hesitate to ask for other dates than those on the calendar :)
Ice Fishing in Helsinki Region
La pêche sur glace est en Finlande une des activités Nordique traditionnelles parmi les plus pratiquées en hiver. Lors de cette expérience inoubliable, dans un cadre de nature unique, je réunirai toutes les chances de notre côté pour pêcher des poissons tels que la perche, le brochet ou encore le sandre. Sur le lac Bodom, le plus grand dans la région d'Helsinki, situé à seulement 25 minutes d'Helsinki centre, je vous convie à une initiation de pêche sur glace à l'aide du Pilkki, la canne à pêche Nordique ! Une fois arrivés sur place nous marcherons sur le lac afin de trouver l'endroit idéal où il y a le plus de chance de pêcher du poisson. Je vous expliquerai ensuite comment faire un trou dans la glace et comment utiliser le pilkki. Après c'est à vous de jouer ! Vous serez prêt pour pêcher plein de poissons ! A la fin, dans un Laavu, le refuge traditionnel, je ferai un feu pour pouvoir griller les makkara, les saucisses traditionnelles. Il existe aussi une option pour végétariens. Je vous servirai également un délicieux glögi ainsi que des piparri, des biscuits traditionnels de Noël. Les vêtements chauds sont importants.
Finnish cooking class in ♡ of Helsinki
I will welcome you in my home in the design district, Punavuori. The plan for the evening is to create together a traditional Finnish meal consisting of a starter, a main course and dessert. You will get your hands dirty with peeling, chopping and kneading. Sounds like a lot? Finns like to keep things uncomplicated in all aspects of life - including cooking - so we will finish prepping on time. An example menu looks like: Lohikeitto (salmon soup) Lihapyörykät (Finnish meatballs) Korvapuusti (cinnamon rolls) THE MENU WILL CHANGE ACCORDING TO SEASON AND THE REQUEST OF GUESTS THAT SIGNED UP. While we are preparing dinner together, you will have the chance to learn about various exotic Nordic ingredients from the seas and forests exclusive to this region. At the dinner table we can then discuss the latest gossips of the Finnish gastro scene, and you can ask me for tips and recommendations where to eat next. You will also take home a printed version of the recipes with you, so you can share them with your friends and family when your vacation is over. I have vegetarian, vegan, lactose- and gluten-free menu options too. Just ask.
The Authentic Helsinki Walking Tour - Small Group
Join this small-group walking tour to explore Helsinki, the capital of the happiest country in the world! Apart from sharing many fascinating stories about Helsinki's history, present, and future, I will be happy to answer your questions about the way of Finnish life and cultural habits. I was born and raised in Finland, and I want you to get a real feeling of Helsinki, not just the touristic one. You'll get to understand the unique Helsinki state of mind and a clear idea of our quite peculiar culture. After the tour, you'll also know the answer to the following questions: Why is sauna so important for Finns? What is the "Unicorn Block" of Helsinki? When do Finns gather at the Market Square to swim in the fountain? Why is there a statue of a Russian Czar in the most famous square of Helsinki? Is Finnish really that difficult to learn? How much is the biggest speeding ticket ever given in Finland? What did Napoleon have to do with Finland? Are we Finns really the happiest people in the world? The groups are small, maximum 8 people, so you'll have a chance to ask all of your questions. In the end, you'll receive a recommendation list of restaurants and things to do in Helsinki that includes all my personal favorites. Let's discover how unique Helsinki really is! My other tours: Other Side of the Bridge - Kallio Tour Smart City, Urban Nature & Helsinkian BBQ
Finnish Archipelago Excursion
Explore the Finnish Archipelago in an incredible nature reserve where the forest meets the sea. Pick berries, learn about wild mushrooms, throw snowballs, or watch great migrations of birds all while never seeing another tourist! This off-the-beaten-path destination is our favourite place to explore in every season and share with travellers from all over. One of our most popular guided experiences at Taiga Times. This hike has it all! We will walk along forest paths, rolling rocks and the beautiful coast, where we have the perfect place for a break, overlooking the Baltic Sea. Your guide will prepare a delicious lunch to enjoy while you freely explore wonderful landscapes and find your peace in nature. Our Finnish-style tasting menu includes for example locally sourced fish, Karelian rice pies and blueberry pie for dessert! Nam Nam! Highlights: • A magnificent nature reserve with diverse habitats • Fantastic photo opportunities along the coast • An easy and rewarding walk for all levels of fitness • Prepared lunch and coffee/tea with seaside view We treat all our guests, employees, and locals in a respectful and equal manner regardless of their cultural background, sexual orientation, gender expression, political interests or religion. We love to learn from different cultures and respect every walk of life around the world. Feel free to request alternative tour dates!
Explore Helsinki with a Local guide
Embark on this exciting walking tour around Helsinki and learn many fascinating things about the city, the country of Finland and its people from a local guide! Explore hidden trails that not even most locals know about. We will start our tour from the historical and architectural centre of Helsinki, the Senate Square, and, while taking your wishes and weather conditions into account, visit the following: - Market Square & Central Harbour - The Grand Central Railway station - Oodi library - The Church in the Rock (ticket included) - Sibelius monument & Cafe Regatta - Huvilakatu - the most photographed street with Jugend/ Art Noveaux architecture - The waterfront including stunning sea views from a hilltop in Kaivopuisto park. We may get a taste of Finnish cuisine with creamy salmon soup and traditional cinnamon rolls with coffee along the way. As someone who spent years studying and working away from Finland, I can share plenty of insights into Finnish history and culture both as local as well as an outsider making it more relatable to you. Why Finns love sauna so much? What makes Finnish education system one of the best in the world? Why is there a church carved into a granite rock? What common beverage Finns are the biggest consumers of in the world and why? All these questions and more you will get the answers to on our tour. Welcome! Other times available on request
Explore hidden Helsinki Bike BBQ & Sauna
A unique bicycle tour is waiting for you: we cycle and walk in less known areas. It's a not 'a classic touristic tour' but a sportive discovery of local culture & nature. Instead of the touristy city center, we go for the hidden gems. QUIZ: Who has been one of the most prominent and controversial personages in Finland? We will discover it together! THIS TOUR IS A GREAT IDEA FOR A GIFT! DO TOUR AS YOU ARRIVE IN HELSINKI. For solos, couples, groups, teams, and it's great for team-build too. You will discover: Nature (parks: Keskuspuisto & Seurasaari) Food (vegetarian/vegan bites) Sauna (like a Finn) Iconic spots (that you may not find otherwise) WE WILL: Smell pure air, Taste Finnish food, Touch the trees & stones that made Finland's landscapes unique, Talk about Finnish and Nordic history, Have quizzes, Enjoy the discovery! I offer one e-bike & standard bicycles. We will cycle three routes, each of about 7 km. We take two long stops, one for the BBQ and another for the sauna (nudity possible). The road may be sometimes uphill, but no mountains! The tour ends at the same place as the start: Huopalahti station. If you want, after the sauna, you can keep the bikes for the day and bring it back in the evening or the next morning. Flying back home? We can store bags too and the train there gets you to the airport in 30m No tour scheduled? I can rent you out bikes
Professional photoshoot in Helsinki
We can meet in the front of main railway station or somewhere else in the city center where it can be suitable for you. We can get some coffee and tea before having a photoshoot in order to discuss what kind of pictures you want to have. If you are not sure I have a plenty of ideas that can be discussed in advance or during our meeting. The place of photoshoot depends on weather conditions which are always tricky in Helsinki. Nevertheless, I know a few nice places (libraries, orangeries, and such) where we can hide from the weather and take photos. In this case you’ll kill two birds with one stone and get to know closer places which are only used by locals. If you want to get a picturesque photos outdoors, we can go to the Suomenlinna island. It is easy to catch a ferry and in 20 minutes you will be in an amazing place. It looks particularly awesome in the beginning of summer and the end of autumn – the whole island is full of colourful flowers. Also we can take a walk in the Lauttasaari island and the Vanhakaupunki neighbourhood with a nice waterfall. As for ready photos, I’ll send you the first 10 ones the same evening and the rest of them you will get during six days. As a result, you’ll get 30-40 photos with light editing. My main goal is that you will get beautiful photos from mesmerising Helsinki, that will keep you warm with good memories.
Ice fishing experience in the heart of Helsinki
Helsinki has a centuries-old fishing tradition and you can catch many different species in the heart of the city - on the ice! I will teach you the traditional ice fishing technique used in Finland. You will get to walk and fish on the ice of the Baltic Sea in a safe way and get to see some Helsinki landmarks from the sea perspective. I will also tell you about the Baltic Sea and its unique wildlife. Baltic Sea is one of the biggest brackish water pools in the world, meaning it is not exactly a sea nor a lake, but something between! We will meet with the group at the Sibelius Monument in Helsinki, then continue to the fishing spot together, most likely by foot. I (the host) will arrange fishing gear, bait and the necessary safety equipment. Participants will need outdoor clothes suitable to the weather. Typical fish caught in the area: - Common: perch, Baltic herring, ruffe, roach & smelt (all edible) - Less common: zander, whitefish & sea trout (all delicious!) You can keep the catch if you want or you can donate it to the local rescue cats. Catching a fish through the ice can be hard sometimes, so I cannot guarantee a catch, but I can guarantee new and fun experiences and lots of fresh air! :)
Helsinki Walking Tour - with Arto
You know how nice it is to have even a distant friend in a strange city? Even though you would not stay at their house, he´s that one lovely friend who´ll show you the best spots, who takes you behind the scenes and really helps you to experience the city the way the locals enjoy their home town. Join me for a tour and you´ll always have such a friend in Helsinki. I´m an experienced tour guide and a world traveller. Learning and understanding new cultures has always been exciting for me. As an easygoing personality, I always enjoy meeting new people from all over the world. You are welcome to attend just as you are. Typical Itenerary (subject to change according to weather conditions, public holidays, and events): Senate Square, Helsinki Cathedral, National Library of Finland, Tori Quarters, City Museum, City Hall, Central Railway Station, National Theatre of Finland, Ateneum, Citizens´ Square, Musiikkitalo (Helsinki Concert Hall), Parliament House, Oodi Library, Kiasma, Lasipalatsi, Amos Rex, Kamppi Chapel, Stockmann, House of the Nordics (Pohjola Insurance building), Swedish Theatre, Esplanadi Park, Kappeli Restaurant, Statue of the Sea Maiden,Presidential Palace, Uspenski Cathedral, Allas Sea Pool, Market Square, Senate Square It makes me so happy to welcome you to My City <3