Enjoy the sunny day at the Suomenlinna island. Choose comfy shoes and a classic trench coat for the trip to archipelago.
00190 / Suomenlinna
The historic Suomenlinna fortress is just fifteen minutes' ferry ride away from the Market Square. The Unesco World Heritage Site is a popular day- trip destination as it has many great picnic spots to enjoy a sunny day.
WHAT TO SEE & DO
The fortress with its exciting tunnels is easy to explore but guided tours are also organised. The six Suomenlinna museums are also worth visiting.
How to get there: The ferry to Suomenlinna runs from the Market Square all year round. The island can also be reached by a water bus during the summer season.
PLACES TO EAT
Suomenlinna Brewery Suomenlinna C 1 Locally brewed beerand cider can be enjoyed with food at the restaurant located next to the ferry pier. panimoravintola.fi
Café Vanille Suomenlinna C 18 III The patio of the pink wooden house is a great spot to enjoy coffee and cakes. Salmon soup is also on the menu. cafevanille.fi
Café Samovarbar Suomenlinna C 66 Attached to the toy museum is a little Russian-style tearoom serving chocolate cake, apple pie and other sweet treats. lelumuseo.fi/kahvila