Surrounded by the sea and archipelago, Helsinki offers you an exciting city vacation or a relaxing retreat in beautiful natural surroundings. There is plenty to see and experience throughout the year. Helsinki offers a diverse cultural life, architectural gems an quality shopping opportunities. Daily guided tours, dozens of intersting museums and countless other sights guarantee that time will simply fly when you visit Helsinki! Helsinki is a city of contrasts in which the urban lifestyle is flavoured by the sea and surrounding nature. The summer heat and midnight sun inspire the city's inhabitants to occupy the many parks and terraces in the centre of town. During the winter season, the city's active cultural life offers something for everyone. Sunny days are perfect for walking on the frozen sea, while the fascinating darkness is ideal for exploring the nightlife. Helsinki is a modern capital that is both youthful and relaxed and where friendly people always feel themselves welcome.