City of Espoo
GREAT THINGS TO DO IN ESPOO - EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR
Imagine if you could hop on a local bus and travel from the bustle of the city to hike in the wilderness or enjoy the summer sun on the deck of a boat in the archipelago. Or see how Santa relaxes at his cottage. Experience this in Espoo!
Admire art, history and design in Espoo’s many museums, enjoy mouth-watering food and get enchanted by the eye-catching views of the Espoo archipelago. In 2013, The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia opened its doors right next to Nuuksio National Park. Haltia showcases Finnish nature and offers visitors unforgettable experiences.
Dive into Espoo’s fascinating world on the website at www.visitespoo.fi or visit one of the city’s tourist information points in Tapiola, Matinkylä, Leppävaara, Espoonlahti, Espoon keskus or Kalajärvi.
Espoo is a second largest city in Finland with a population of 250 000, pleasant habitat and versatile services. It was founded 1458 and became a city in 1972. The city has gained fame as a hub of know-how, research and development. The campus of Aalto University and many high technology corporations make this city a unique place where science, culture and nature all coexist in harmony.
Partnership between Finnish Figure Skating Association and City of Espoo
By co-hosting this competition the City of Espoo wants to draw attention to its important themes: science, arts and finances. It sees this competition as a great innovative platform for implementing and combining these elements.