No prices found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travelers also recommend:
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Skatta Helsinki
Travel Blogs from Helsinki
... on board and checked the inside of the bus as well as the luggage compartment.. It took about an hour but finally when we got back on board we were checked again by a customs officer who checked our visa had been stamped, what a sour faced sod he was ... We all have a big cheer after we took off.. It's quite a stressful process really.. Next after no mans land was the Finnish border where we disembarked again and lined up, but that only took about 15 ...
... has a strong Lutheran heritage so I drag Cheryl to a number of the Lutheran cathedrals before we stop for a well earned coffee and strudel – how yummy was that!
Overall the city is quite small compared with Stockholm and getting around on foot is very easy. The city has a good feel to it and everyone is taking the opportunity to soak up the sunshine and we take a seat at an outdoor café overlooking one of the ...
... waterways. I learnt so much about the history of Finland this week. I learnt that it was once part of Russia and that the civil wars that took place were dreadful for the people. They burnt down the city of Helsinki eight times! Still a strained relationship but young people work hard to make it an optimistic one. The boat ride was 21 Euros ( A$31) and it was a beautiful sunny day to admire the sights. As we were talking, a ...
... was quite spacious with a good sized bathroom, big screen TV, minibar and two windows overlooking the intersection of Kluuvikatu and Aleksanderinkatu. There was also a stuffed lynx staring at me from the bed when I arrived which according to the tag around it’s neck I could buy for 24 Euros, 10% of which is donated to WWF.
It had turned quite chilly so after a quick shower I changed back into jacket and pants and headed out again.
A friend at work ...
... used to be in the town square, but for some reason people complained, see if you can see why?
Chatted to a nice French guy, and an Estonian at the port and on the boat. Got tempted to go to a bikers rally by a big fat finnish guy and his wife, but I really needed to find a campsite or a room when we landed.
Got on the boat for the short part of the cruise, couple of new strapping issues, but all done.
Helsinki day trip done.