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Tourist information

Helsinki

Helsinki City - the tourism website of the City of Helsinki

Tourist map

Helsinki Day - city festival on June 12, 2010, part of the Helsinki Week beginning on June 3, 2010

Suomenlinna - sea fortress on the islands just off Helsinki

Weather in Helsinki

The Helsinki-Vantaa Airport is situated about half an hour from the centre of Helsinki by road (19 km).  There are frequent bus connections to the centre of Helsinki -> more information. You can either take a Helsinki City bus or a Finnair City bus. A taxi journey costs about 30 €. The taxi stations are located right outside the arrival areas of the terminals.


Finland

This is Finland - things you should and shouldn't know

Visit Finland - web pages by the Finnish Tourist Board

Finland Festivals - pick your own among dozens of summer festivals from folk music and film to opera and chamber music -> June features each year e.g. the Iitti Music Festival, Kuopio Dance Festival, Naantali Music Festival, and the Midnight Sun Film Festival in Sodankylä, Lapland.

Research.fi - Finnish science and technology information service

Technology Academy Finland |  Millennium Prize

Ministry of Employment and the Econonomy: Press releases: Innovation

Libraries in Finland

YLE News - Finnish Broadcasting Company

Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland