It lives and breathes throughout every season of the year, offering a wide range of experiences. Helsinki is a city that offers functional design, unique gastronomy and maritime appeal. The capital of Finland is filled with lively events all year round, but the archipelago and green forests are only a stone’s throw away.
Helsinki is one of Europe’s fastest growing and developing cities. You can find extremes of pulse and peace just around the corner from each other. Helsinki is a city of fascinating contrasts and surprises, with light summers and dark winters, urban nature and science & arts.
Helsinki is a compact city. Practically everything – hotels, restaurants, cafés, shops and sights – is within a walking distance. Locals use the city’s exceptionally efficient public transportation to go berry picking. Helsinki Airport is located 19 km / approx. 30 minutes from city centre.
Helsinki has had the honour and privilege of hosting IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships on seven different occasions between 1974 and 2013. It is a great pleasure to welcome the teams and ice hockey fans to Helsinki again in 2022.
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