Foxtrail City Adventure
What better way to explore Helsinki with the family than a fun adventure tour that takes you around the city. Foxtrail City Adventure is an urban activity in Helsinki for groups of all kinds in which the city becomes your playing field. Using the Foxtrail instructions as your guide, you set out to follow the trail and on their way discover the best highlights and coolest hidden spots of Helsinki.
The journey continues west to Nuuksio national park, which is a 30-minute-drive away from Helsinki. On the way, you'll notice how close pristine nature is to the cities.
Haltia - The Finnish Nature Centre
The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia is the gateway to the Nuuksio National Park. The exhibitions at Haltia take you to the incredible sceneries of Finnish national parks and nature destinations in the world’s nature capital. Hiking advice and rent equipments are offered at the center. Haltia's nearby nature trails are suitable for everyone and they have a connection to Nuuksio National Park.
Your next destinations are Mathildedal village and Teijo national park which are situated close to each other. The charming ironworks village of Mathildedal is around 1,5 hour drive away from Nuuksio.
Mathildedal Ironworks village
Mathildedal Ironworks village is an idyllic village by seashore, next to Teijo National Park and close to the city of Salo. The village represents an idyllic village at its best: old wooden houses painted in traditional red paint, old buildings of the ironworks since 1850, fascinating stories from the history, culture, nature and of course the special ''slow village lifestyle”.
Teijo National Park
Teijo national park attractions include peaceful lakes and forests, as well as historic ironworks villages where traditional crafts still thrive. From these picturesque settlements you can head straight out to explore the lakes, seashores, marshes and forests of the national park - and go hiking, canoeing or fishing.
The journey continues towards the city of Turku, which is a bit over an hour drive from Mathildedal and Teijo national park. In the historical city of Turku, you'll get to visit different family-friendly museums to learn more about the city.
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre
The Forum Marinum Maritime Centre is a lively and versatile centre for maritime activities, comprising of a National specialist museum for Maritime History, and the Finnish Navy Museum. The Maritime Centre has a considerable collection of museum vessels: two tall sail ships, four naval ships and several smaller vessels, ranging from a steam harbour tugboat to a police boat.
Aboa Vetus Ars Nova – Museum of Archaeology and Contemporary Art
Experience the old Turku from archaeological perspective by visiting Aboa Vetus Ars Nova. It is a museum of archaeology and contemporary art, located at the heart of Turku. Aboa Vetus is a town quarter discovered underground, where people have lived for centuries. Medieval ruins and archaeological artifacts bring the past world close to the visitor.