Free Things To Do in Helsinki

Read up on free ways to enjoy tFree Things To Do in Helsinkihis northern capital.


The Helsinki Card gives buyers free urban transport and entry to more than 50 attractions in and around Helsinki. It also offers discounts on day tours to Porvoo and Tallinn. The card is discounted more than 50% for children.

24-hour card: €34

48-hour card: €45

72-hour card: €55 

Free Attractions

Upensky Cathedral and Temppeliaukio, the cave church, are both spectacularly priceless. On Wednesdays, Ateneum, The National Gallery, is free from 5-8 PM.

City bikes are free. Walking around Kaivopuisto Park is free as is walking or biking around Toolonlahti Lake. Pick up a city bike for a €2 deposit returned when the bike is returned. They are available on racks all over the city.

Most popular hostels in Helsinki (by views)

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Doubles from $57

Distance 1.79 km

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Hotelli Finn

Doubles from $86

Distance 0.22 km

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Hostel Stadion
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Doubles from $23

Distance 2.14 km

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Travellers Home

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Distance 0.57 km

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Hostel Erottajanpuisto

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Distance 0.58 km