Maps and route suggestions for free-time activities

Maps and route suggestions for getting outside and enjoying nature. Tips for art tours in the districts of Pasila and Arabianranta, part of the city’s large collection of public art. Suggested walking or biking routes for exploring the city’s different districts. Information about winter skating locations and summer beaches.

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Discover Helsinki’s natural wonders

The website offers tips for exploring urban nature in Helsinki. Destinations include the islands and districts of the city known as Harakka, Keskuspuisto, Kallahdenniemi, Lauttasaari, Mustavuori, Pajamäki-Tali, Pihlajasaari, Seurasaari, Uutela, Vallisaari, Vanhankaupunginlahti and Vasikkasaari.

Explore urban nature(Link leads to external service)
Vallisaari Island(Link leads to external service)
Naturewisdom to the seas(Link leads to external service)

Maps for summer and winter activities

In winter, the Helsinki Map Service is updated to include the city’s ski tracks and skating rinks and information about their condition. In summer, it shows the locations of beaches with a lifeguard on duty. It also contains information about daily algae status, water temperature and lifeguard schedules.

Outdoor Exercise Map (Link leads to external service)

Routes for biking

We are currently compiling a map of the multitude of bike lanes in Helsinki. The electronic map will be completed in 2023.

Route suggestions for free-time activities

Routes to the parks of Helsinki

Green Hearts is the City of Helsinki’s website for highlighting its parks and charming green areas.

Green Hearts(Link leads to external service)

Locations of the statues and sculptures in Helsinki

The Helsinki Art Museum HAM has compiled a themed map for self-directed sculpture tours.

Sculpture tours in Helsinki (Link leads to external service)

The Statue talks to You(Link leads to external service)

The Presidents of Finland(Link leads to external service)