What to do in Easter 2019

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: http://fallkulla.munstadi.fi/english/

Address: Malminkaari 24, 00730 Helsinki

Opening hours: 10-15

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: 12-16

Entrance Fee: Free Entrance. HSL ticket cost

Easter at winter garden celebrates springtime. You can enjoy beautiful lilies and tulips. Children and adults can enjoy an “Easter Story” which will be held on Sunday April 21 at 12:00 and 15:00 and on Monday April 22 at 13:00 and 15:00.

Korkeasaari Zoo becomes Easter Island

More info: https://www.korkeasaari.fi/helsinki-zoo/

Address: Korkeasaari, 00570 Helsinki

Opening hours: klo 10-18

Entrance Fee: 12 € adult / 6 € children / 8 € student or pensioner

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 (bus stop number 2040 or peer 17) and walk to Korkeasaari island for 12 minutes. You can take the ferry from the Market Square (Kauppatori) or from Hakaniemi.


More info: https://www.suomenlinna.fi/en/

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.

How to get there?

Download HSL.fi mobile app from your phone. Change the language to English.

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