Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania - Helsinki Excursion (PDF Chapter)
This is the Helsinki Excursion chapter from Lonely Planet’s Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania guidebook.
At the neck of the Gulf of Finland bottle, two capitals – Helsinki and Tallinn – face each other like two old mates. In every respect as Baltic as the three east Baltic capitals, modern and stylish Helsinki boasts an exceptionally scenic setting.
- descend into the weekend maelstrom of Helsinki’s pubs and bars
- grab a picnic and explore the fortress island of Suomenlinna, which once guarded Helsinki harbour
- browse the huge range of design shops in Punavuori
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Understand Helsinki, Helsinki Today, History, Transport, Sights, Activities, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.
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