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What to do in Easter

Updated: Sep 18, 2023

In Finland, there are many things to do during Easter such as visiting the museums and churches. You can always go to a cottage retreat, have a barbecue with friends, or go on a picnic in several open parks. Here are some places to visit during the long Easter weekend.

Fallkulla Domestic Animal Farm

More info:

Address: Malminkaari 24, 00730 Helsinki

Opening hours: 10-14

Entrance Fee: Free Entrance. HSL ticket cost

Fallkula livestock farm is a 25-minute ride from Helsinki Train Station. Many native farm animals can be seen in Falkkulla such as sheep, goats, cattle, minipigs, ducks, hens, rabbits and horses. While there, enjoy coffee in the Kilikuppila Café.

Winter Garden ( Talvipuutarha)

More info: 09 310 39985

Address: Hammarskjöldintie 1, 00250 Helsinki

Opening hours in easter: 12-16

Entrance Fee: Free Entrance. HSL ticket cost

Easter at the winter garden celebrates springtime. You can enjoy beautiful lilies, tulips and other blossoming plants. There are events for adults and children to enjoy as well as a guided tour. The garden has been a place for recreation for over 125 years.

Korkeasaari Zoo

More info:

Address: Korkeasaari, 00570 Helsinki

Opening hours: klo 10-18

Entrance Fee: Starting from 10 €-52€

Helsinki Zoo is one of the world's oldest zoos and was founded in 1889. It is known for its operations of conservation work of biodiversity and care of endangered species. The zoo is home of 150 animals and to a 1000 plant species. It also raises awareness of environmental issues and the wellbeing of animals.

Getting there and away:

You can get there by bus 16 from Rautatientori Asemanaukio 2 and walk to Korkeasaari island for 12 minutes. You can take the ferry from the Market Square (Kauppatori) or from Hakaniemi. You can also go by metro to Kalasatama and walk to Mustikkamaa for 15 minutes.


Address: Suomenlinna C 40, Helsinki

Opening hours: klo 10-18

Entrance Fee: No Entrance Fee. HSL ticket for the Ferry Ride

Suomenlinna is the cultural treasure of Finland. The fortress was built in the mid 18th century when Finland was still part of Sweden. It is a popular attraction for visitors of all ages with different events, restaurants, and museums.

What is HSL?

HSL is a the main public transportation in Finland. You are able to travel by train, metro, tram, bus and ferries in the Helsinki, Vantaa, Espoo, Kerava,Tuusula, Siuntio, Kauniainen, Sipoo, Kirkkonummi. They are seperated from Zone A-D.

Download mobile app from your Google Play or App store. Change the language to English.

Fancy going to museums instead? Find out the free entry museums in Helsinki.

Updated in 15.4.2022


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