Venues with outdoor experiences and natural attractions nearby

Credits: Visit Lahti /Janne Käyhkö

Credits: Visit Lahti /Janne Käyhkö

Finland offers a variety of special venues for business events


When you’re looking for a venue that has a special atmosphere, Finland is sure to have a venue that suits your event’s needs: from centrally located, purpose-built conference centers to secluded resorts for a selected few. We have listed some venues with outdoor experiences and natural attractions nearby – and some surrounded by the sea.

Venues with outdoor experiences nearby

Haltia – The Finnish Nature Centre: Ecologically designed Finnish Nature Centre Haltia in Espoo offers inspiring event spaces in a building made entirely of wood. Beautifully located by Lake Nuuksion Pitkäjärvi in the Nuuksio National Park. 

Hanasaari Hanaholmen: This modern, maritime-inspired conference venue is beautifully located on a small peninsula in Espoo, just a stone’s throw away from downtown Helsinki.

Hotel Rantapuisto is located in the seashore in a stunning natural environment in Helsinki. All meeting rooms have natural daylight and some come with seaview. The seaside sauna and hot tub offer wonderful views to the open sea. 

Hotel Sveitsi is surrounded by wide range of outdoor and active lifestyle services in Hyvinkää. 

Hullu Poro: Family-owned Hotel Hullu Poro (Crazy Reindeer) is located in Levi resort in Western Lapland, 170 km north of the Arctic Circle - right next to all arctic wonders. 

Lehmonkärki Resort offers well-equipped cottages, villas and mirror houses set in the peaceful countryside in Lahti Region. 

Levi Summit sits on one of the Levi fell tops in Lapland. Along with its unique location on the slopes, Levi Summit offers a variety of services and activities, including skiing and hiking directly from the grounds. 

Murikanranta is a unique hotel set in the peaceful seclusion of nature, on the shore of Lake Näsijärvi in Tampere.

Levi Panorama, Levi Summit
Credits: Levi Summit

Venues surrounded by the sea

Private islands

Once a base for storing and clearing mines, the small island of Lonna, is part of the Suomenlinna district in Helsinki archipelago. The atmospheric Mine Storehouses and the Guard House provide a variety of different possibilities for events during the summer season.

The Silverskär Islands (Silverskär and Klobben) in Åland offer groups exclusive use of an entire private island.

Island restaurants 

Restaurant Saaristo’s white Art Nouveau style villa, built in 1899 on the Klippan island, is one of Helsinki’s most imposing and traditional restaurants in the summer. 

Restaurant NJK: The villa-type restaurant on Valkosaari island, built in 1900, is among the best locations for festivities during the summer season. The tall, spacious Middle room is surrounded by bright covered verandas with large windows and a view towards the Helsinki Market Square. 

Lighthouse islands

Most Finnish lighthouses have been automated but luckily not abandoned, with many now making ideal destinations for day trips and private events. Some of them also offer accommocation. 


Bengtskär Lighthouse
Credits: Jaakko Kivelä

For more venues and inspiration for your next business event in Finland, please see our venue listing

See also: Industrial and historic venues for business events and Cultural & art venues and architectural gems

Hotel Sveitsi
Credits: Teemu Heikkilä