25 April, 2024

5 x tips for a magical Spring weekend in Helsinki

Helsinki is waking up to spring and the most wonderful moments of the season of change await. From serene relaxation to city adventures, we've put together our favourite ways to spend a memorable spring.

1. Late Breakfast, art walk, cocktails & sapas

Spend a sweet Sunday in St. George style. Wake up slow in the morning and start the day with a late breakfast, grab a coffee from St. George Bakery to go, maybe a cinnamon bun to snack on in your tote bag. Enjoy the serene atmosphere of the city and take a tour of the galleries and museums.

In the evening, it's the perfect time to warm up at the Wintergarden – have you tried our fabulous cocktail & sapas pairings yet?

2. Step closer to summer in the city's botanical gardens

Even if summer in Helsinki is yet to come, you can get closer to the warmth, greenery and sweet scents of flowers with a trip to Helsinki's beautiful indoor gardens.

The Kaisaniemi Botanical Garden and the Winter Garden in Töölönlahti Bay will charm you with their magic on every visit. The mind calms down and time stands still under tropical plants as a moment in the gardens takes you back to summer dreams.


The Winter Garden, founded in 1893. Image source: (c) City of Helsinki, photographer Shoot Hayley.


3. Renew your body & mind for spring with an invigorating spa treatment

Do you feel your skin, muscles and mind need a boost of energy after a long winter? A visit to St. George Care will help shake off the shadows of the cold season, as you can surrender to the gentle attention of our talented professionals and let the pampering treatments and massages do their work.



4. Fall in love with Helsinki in a new way while riding a bicycle

Smooth streets and just the right temperature for cycling - spring is the perfect time to get on two wheels, follow your intuition and see Helsinki in a new light. Our calm and compact capital is a wonderful city for cycling, where you can reach all the most beautiful and interesting places, from cultural attractions to seaside routes, in a short time.

5. Spring light & soft sheets

What better way to spend a long spring weekend than waking up to light through the curtains on a hotel vacation that transcends the everyday? Maybe you grab a book from the shelf and let the stories inspire your dreams, maybe the joy of loved ones buzzes beside you – let the magical feeling of spring keep you warm.

“If we had no winter,
the spring would not be so pleasant.”
— Anne Bradstreet

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