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News, 7/31/2018

Sun and surf in the Finnish capital

Photo: Rodrigo Quiñones,, ccby3.0

When summer hits Helsinki, you don’t have to leave the capital to find a good beach. Grab your towel and your sunscreen and get going.

The Finnish capital shows a completely different side of itself during the long, bright days and white nights of summer. The people become more cheerful and talkative; meet for drinks and dinner at outdoor cafés and restaurant terraces; and enjoy lazy days at the city’s beaches, some of which are just a stone’s throw from the city centre.

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Updated 8/8/2018

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