Travel Reservation Hotline

Call and Book Your Hotel Now!

Domestic Toll-Free for US and Canada: 1-800-997-1438

Worldwide: +1-817-983-0682

Travel & Tourism

Cool Things to Do on a Solo Trip to Helsinki

Suomenlinna Sea Fortress
Credit: Pxfuel

There are ample reasons to visit Helsinki with its mesmerizing natural surroundings and incredible must-see sights. For those planning to travel solo, the city is just the place for all your wanderlust cravings.

Explore the great outdoors

Solo travellers can enjoy a grand adventure as they get set to explore the best sites in and around Helsinki. Guests will be truly spoiled for choice, with short tours of the city to places like Suomenlinna sea fortress, Vallisaari, Pihlajasaari, and more. Plus, one can plan day trips to popular spots and admire the diverse cityscapes. Some of the well-liked day trip sites from Helsinki include the historic city of Tallinn, the pretty town of Tampere, and the Nuuksio National Park, amongst others.

Go on a food tour

Karjalanpiirakka, made by Leipomo Eho (a bakery in Helsinki)
Credit: PD Photo

A great way to soak the best of the city is to leisurely stroll around - catch fresh air and stop for some tremendous Finnish food. Yet another great way to indulge in Finnish delicacies is to book a food tour, where one can enjoy the burgeoning food scene. Guests will love to try ethnic treats like Finnish rye bread, salmon soup, or Karjalanpiirakka (rice pies).

Try thrilling and adventurous things

You can completely immerse yourself in a mish-mash of thrilling and adventurous things when you are by yourself. Luckily, Helsinki is buzzing with things to do. Guests can book an eco-friendly helicopter sightseeing tour, go mountain biking, speed boating, or even skiing.

Soak the culture of the city

The city has a charming atmosphere and is ideal for guests to explore in quietude. Guests must not miss out on visiting the Helsinki City Museum, The Chapel of Silence, and the Helsinki University Botanical Gardens to soak in the culture of the city.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.