Kerava is within easy reach of many of Helsinki’s well-known sights. Among the places not to miss are the marvelous Halosenniemi Museum and the fantastic Flamingo Entertainment Centre. And don’t miss the Jumbo Shopping Center and Keimola Golf.
To gain a deeper understanding of Helsinki, head to one of its many cultural destinations. Browse the interactive and traditional museums and galleries of the Helsinki City Museum, the Museum of Finnish Architecture and Sederholm House. The area is a treasure trove for those who love art. Make sure you see the Atheneum Art Museum and the Espoo Museum of Modern Art in Espoo. To experience Helsinki’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the much-loved live performance venues such as the Helsinki Music Centre, the Swedish Theatre and the Finnish National Opera.
When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Helsinki, visit one of the many nearby green spaces. Stretch your legs and drive out to a local beach, for example Hietaniemi Beach.
Destinations such as Mannerheim Statue, Senate Square and Uspenski Cathedral are popular places for visitors to Kerava. For a relaxing change of pace, spend a little time at the area’s most sacred sites, such as the Old Church of Helsinki.
A pleasant way to experience the countryside is to head for the greens at the area’s popular courses such as the Espoo Ringside Golf in Espoo and the Master Golf Club.
Go to Stockmann, the Iittala Outlet Arabia and Kauppahalli for a satisfying dose of retail therapy.
While you are in Kerava, you can see the Jokerit ice hockey team in winter at Hartwall Arena. If you’re visiting Helsinki with a sports fanatic, surprise them with one of Hartwall Arena’s fascinating back stage tours.
Finding somewhere convenient to base yourself close to the Kerava area is a breeze. Take your pick from the GLO Hotel Art, the Hilton Helsinki Airport, Vantaa, or the GLO Hotel Helsinki Kluuvi.