Christmas in Helsinki is so much more than jingles and bells. The dark time of the year and cold temperatures offer the chance to discover the calm and peaceful side of Helsinki. Compared to all the glittering Christmas cities around the world, the Finnish capital is like an urban retreat that energises and soothes you with its hot saunas, beautiful nature, and both new and old traditions.

Seasonal events in late November and December 2023

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