A Culinary and Nature Experience in Helsinki

Savor the Nordic Flavors on Helsinki's best summer island

Immerse yourself in the rich flavors of Finnish cuisine amid the stunning beauty of one of Helsinki’s islands; Pihlajasaari. This tour combines a scenic ferry ride, a guided nature walk, and a delightful Finnish-style tapas picnic featuring all traditional flavors.

Drift with us on a leisurely excursion around the island of Pihlajasaari located just off mainland Helsinki. This island, known by locals for its beaches, flourishing coastlines, and natural beauty, will also be a delightful experience for your taste buds with Finnish flavors.

• Scenic waterbus ride to the island
• Explore the local’s favorite summer isle of Helsinki
• Savor Finnish flavors in nature surroundings
• Unwind and connect with nature


Helsinki archipelago, happiness, and Finnish cuisine

Meet your guide at 10:15 A.M. and take a short ferry ride to Pihlajasaari. The tour begins with a walk around the island led by your guide. Exploring the sandy beaches, rocky shores, coastal forest will give insight into why Finnish people are some of the happiest on the planet.

After the exploration, treat yourself with a delightful Finnish Tasting Experience, a distinctive part of our tour. Immerse yourself in a curated selection of 'sapas' (Finnish tapas) featuring local and authentic flavors of reindeer, fish, and various Finnish bread. Conclude the tasting with a Finnish dessert and organic blueberry juice.

We'll leave the island on the 13:15 ferry, returning to the mainland by 13:30. If you have enjoyed your stay on Pihlajasaari, you can choose to remain on the island and take the later ferry back to Helsinki.

This excursion is the perfect blend of Finnish flavors and happiness. Please, let us know if you have any dietary restrictions beforehand the tour.

If you would like to have this trip as a private tour, please contact us here.




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