These are the members of the LGBTQ+ Friendly We Speak Gay Community. We Speak Gay is a service and community of open minded companies and events that are welcoming to LGBTQ customers creating a safe atmosphere in which you can feel valued and respected. These companies and events are working against all kinds of discrimination, homophobia and transphobia. The members of the community are committed to LGBTQIA inclusion and communication and want to embrace diversity in Finland.


Korpo Kajakbod / Archipelago and Coastline

Korpo Kajakbod offers kayaks and SUP-boards for rent and organizes guided kayaking tours for smaller groups. Want to experience the beautiful archipelago at a slow pace and close to the water? We provide you with high class equipment, a short safety intro and show you the best routes for your trip. If you’re looking for an even better experience, book a guided tour and let us guide you through the maze of islands with one of the most amazing views over the Baltic Sea.


Naawa – Nature Awakening / Archipelago and Coastline

Naawa – Nature Awakening offers you unique outdoor experiences in the beautiful Finnish archipelago outside of Turku. Whether You’re looking for exciting outdoor activities, relaxing forest walks or something for the whole family, Naawa can show You the best sides of the Finnish archipelago.
Naawa Nature Camp is a small nature area on the island of Korpo where You can become one with nature, sleeping in high-class Tentsile tree-tents. At the area we have three luxurious Tentsiles-tents for accommodation, a fireplace, a sauna and an outdoor toilet for the guests.

Junk Y Vegan / Helsinki

Junk y Vegans idea is to make marvelous vegan street food. We want to say “bye-bye” to the way of thinking that vegan food is all beans and lettuce.

The goal is to make vegan food easy to find, try and enjoy. “Damn, that’s vegan!”, is the one liner we are looking for.

But after all, it’s not all about the food. It’s about the climate, the food culture, and the changes that need to take place in our lives. We want to be part of that progression, by making the right choices easier and more available for everyone. Saving the planet hasn’t ever been this delicious!

White Adventure / Lapland

White Adventure is a small family owned business in Western Lapland. We organize all-inclusive multi-day tours in the awe-inspiring Arctic nature. Our operation is guided by our core values: truly appreciating our environment, treating everyone equally, providing safe experiences and using only professional and competent guides.

Be our guest and let us lead you into Lapland. We offer you a genuine experience in a small group away from mass tourism and light pollution.

Runo Hotel / Porvoo in Helsinki Area

RUNO started from a dream to create a top-level hotel experience that is well above the everyday, but still approachable and inviting. RUNO Hotel Porvoo is an entity whose every detail has been carefully considered and designed, respecting the old and looking for the new.

Comfort and aesthetics increase well-being. That’s why the hotel is a whole, where comfort and aesthetics are present both in the big lines and in the small details.

In addition to a living room, a restaurant and a bar that are open to all, guests can also enjoy a unique sauna experience and spa treatments at the attic, as well as up-to-date meeting rooms. The hotel’s 56 rooms are soothing and relaxing, each unique and worth visiting.

Art creates individuality and stories – which RUNO also creates and represents. The hotel concept RUNO, which represents Finnishness, also functions as a stage for Finnish art.”


Reset Holidays / Helsinki

“Getaways that make sense” in the Captivating Finnish Archipelago. Our guided tours offer a lifetime experience, embracing the beauty of nature and cultural diversity. As explorers of Helsinki’s outskirts, we invite you to venture into the stunning Finnish archipelago. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Kopparnäs and Linlo, where breathtaking landscapes await your discovery. Our knowledgeable guides, fluent in many different languages, will ensure an unforgettable journey for all. Experience the archipelago’s wonders through engaging storytelling and immersive activities, transcending language barriers. Get ready to create cherished memories and forge connections beyond words with Reset Holidays.

Leviday / Lapland

Luxurious accommodation in an atmospheric log villa is the perfect break from everyday life! At Leviday villas you can enjoy high-quality self-catering accommodation close to Levi Ski Resort. LeviDay1-4 apartments are suitable for travelers who appreciate a high standard of accommodation and recreation. Our semi-detached houses are connected to each other so that the apartments can be rented separately or together for a larger group.

All apartments are fully equipped with their own atmospheric sauna, two lounges, 4-5 bedrooms, and two lift tickets for unlimited use by guests in winter. The villas are well equipped for relaxation and hobbies. The villas have a Welcome Cyclist badget and are located along the outdoor routes. We offer all this, as well as personalized heartfelt service.

LeviDay has been granted an international sustainable tourism Green Key certificate and Sustainable Travel Finland -label, which means that it has taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable. We are committed to the equal treatment and rights of all people.


Sannäs Manor / Helsinki

Sannäs Manor is a unique hotel, restaurant, and conference venue in the beautiful countryside of Porvoo, just one hour drive from Helsinki. The history of Sannäs Manor stretches back centuries. In this day, the manor building built in the 1830´s houses our beautiful Manor restaurant and cosy cellar bar.

Our hotel houses 87 spacious double rooms, situated in a classic 1970´s building, each room with a lush park view. Breakfast is always included in the room price as well as morning sauna & swim, free access to the gym and free parking.

We welcome individual guests during the Sannäs Weekend dates and the summer season. Our friendly and welcoming staff awaits you. Welcome to stay with us!

Folks Hotel Konepaja / Helsinki

Once an industrial area, ​​Konepaja is now a midpoint for trendy restaurants and bars and new forms of urban creativity. And at the heart of this dynamic neighborhood is the Folks Hotel Konepaja. The hotel thrives on the urban roughness and raw energy of its surroundings.  Albina restaurant – a mix of classic European traditions, uncompromising Nordicness and the roughness of big cities.

The gym, Yoga room and sauna center also boosts your well-being after a long day.
And in the summer, enjoy the spectacular view from city’s sunniest rooftop terrace.

Taiga Times / Helsinki

Taiga Times organizes sustainable nature tours from Helsinki year-round. Our hand-picked destinations are considered “off the beaten path” allowing you to see the wild side of Finland. Our nature tours are for small groups, giving everyone a safe and personal experience.  Every tour is easy to participate in and includes a professional wilderness guide, transportation, and traditional Finnish cuisine. Discovering nature together, our excursions will create memories to last you a lifetime!

Hotel Mestari / Helsinki

Hotel Mestari is a new meeting place in the centre of Helsinki where modern individuality meets an eventful and fascinating history. A modern touch gives Mestari its sense of individuality. Each guest can build their ideal stay at Mestari, with a choice of eight room categories and additional experiential services. For example, guests can order the relaxing Cool Down service for the room, the Romance package for the perfect end to a romantic evening, or the Groom Your Gear package to ensure that the party shoes are sparkling and your seams are all sewn up.

Mestari also offers a service called Choose Your Timing, which allows guests to choose their arrival and departure times according to their needs and daily rhythms. At Hotel Mestari, you can come and go whenever you please, and there is no need to stress about waking up in time or missing out on breakfast.

Hilltop Forest / Helsinki

Laid-back luxury at Hilltop Forest

Under an hour from Helsinki, those looking for a peaceful weekend can check in at Hilltop Forest; a cozy and well-designed cabin hotel in the heart of the Finnish forest. The hotel is a celebration of natural beauty and minimalist design with a laid-back atmosphere and secluded location for guests to be themselves. Here you get your own secluded cabin (with service!) and the option of a 90 minute private spa. Slide into the steaming hot tub from the wood-fired sauna and enjoy a chilled drink overlooking a sea of trees. Kick back in your hideaway and wake up to a breakfast basket filled with local treats delivered directly to your doorstep.

The Barö Hotel / Helsinki

The Barö is an ecologically built 18 room, high-class archipelago hotel in the Barösund region of Inkoo, in the heart of the world’s most magnificent archipelago.

As our guest, you will enjoy a personalised, warm and memorable experience both at the hotel and at our restaurant. The surrounding nature together with the available selection of diverse activities and services create a unique experience combining nature and luxury.

The Barö is in an excellent location; less than an hour from Helsinki airport, port and city centre, and less than two hours from Turku airport, port and city centre.

KokoTeatteri / Helsinki

KokoTeatteri makes visible stories that might otherwise be ignored. The theater praises multiculturalism and operates on the principles of diversity and democracy. KokoTeatteri is committed to values such as equality, freedom of speech, democracy, sustainable development, value of art, civilization and humanity.
KokoTeatteri is an independent, professional theatre, founded in 1997. It´s program consist of new drama from Finland and overseas. KokoTeatteri presents 4–6 productions per year and takes part in many visiting performances.
Koko Jazz Club also operates in the same premises as the theater. Koko Jazz Club’s high-quality artistic orientation is modern mainstream.

Evergreen Studio / Lapland

Evergreens Studio is a wellness space that strives to offer various modalities of yoga, relaxation, and well-being for all bodies. We are located in Lapland, in the small municipality of Muonio, near the beautiful fells of Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park. As a queer and female-owned company, we strive to create a space for well-being that is more accessible and incusive, so that each and every person that walks through our doors can find a movement or mindfulness practice that works best them.
We warmly welcome you to our space!

Hanasaari Hotel / Helsinki

Welcome to Hanaholmen – in a beautiful archipelago just outside Helsinki. Enjoy the building’s gorgeous architecture, art, design, delicious food and a beautiful sea view from the room. PLATS restaurant is a place where you can enjoy delicious Nordic cuisine while adoring the coastal archipelago. Nature is close to us. Its diversity, creativity and at the same time simplicity inspire us to practice first-class gastronomy.

Nordic art and design set the atmosphere of the hotel. Each of the hotel rooms features original Nordic art pieces. In addition to standard and superior rooms, we offer two exquisite suites. Breakfast as well as free entrance to sauna and swimming pool in the morning are included in the room rate.

Hanaholmen is also a cultural centre for Sweden and Finland, and arranges fascinating seminars about present-day science, politics and economics.

Hotel AX / Helsinki

Hotel AX is a completely new kind of a playground for arts and a place for rejuvenating inspiration. Hotel AX opens a gateway to art. A gateway into a world that is different from the one surrounding us. Hotel AX is a compass that helps you navigate Helsinki’s art offering while being an art experience already in itself.

Okkola Holiday Cottages / Lakeland

At the Okkola holiday cottages on Niinisaari island in Puumala, you can spend a holiday surrounded by the ruggedly beautiful nature of Lake Saimaa and the peace of the wilderness. Our 17 rental cottages are all unique and individually designed for the sites where they are built.

Thanks to the rugged, undulating shoreline, each holiday home has its own slice of peace and quiet. Every cottage has its own wood-heated sauna or two, a pier, a rowing boat and as much peace and quiet as you could need. You can book accommodation for as long as you would like to stay – we do not require week-long bookings. Many customers enjoy staying with us one year after another. We warmly welcome you to our island!

LakelandGTE guided tours

LakelandGTE is a small Outdoor activities company located in Puumala, in the heart of lake Saimaa. I warmly welcome you on my guided tours to experience and connect with nature, all year round. In summer time I recommend you a Sightseeing or Saimaa seal watching Cruise by my  unique Ecoboat,  the first solar-powered tourist boat in Finland. In winter time my new soft adventure by electric Snow scooters will give you an experience to remember.


The values ​​of the LGBTQIA community are close to Cybershop™’s heart! Finnish Cybershop™ strives to promote the realization of human rights, more equal and equal conditions for everyone through its own actions. In accordance with the Pride idea, especially during Pride, we celebrate the diversity of humanity with the campaign, “Pride Around the Year”. However, Cybershop™ celebrates Pride all year around and is also a supporter of several different Pride events this year, such as Pori Pride and Oulu Pride. There is still a lot of work to be done for more equal Finland, not forgetting other countries too! What a wonderful reasons to celebrate equality and support human rights now and in the future!
In the Cybershop™ selection, you can find numerous Pride products, such as flags for the Pride parade and park party that match the theme. LOVE IS LOVE!

Cybershop Piercing Studio / Helsinki

The LGBTQ+ friendly piercing studio Cyber ​​Piercing Studio serves at Helsinki’s Cybershop™ stores in Asematunneli and Itis. Access to the piercing studio is through the Cybershop™ store.
Book a piercing appointment in advance
Prices for piercings and other information can be found at this here:
The piercing studio also uses Walk-In. Welcome to be pierced! LOVE IS LOVE!

Greta Productions / Helsinki

Picture Markku Pihjala

Greta Productions is an artistic production company founded in 2016 by opera singer and actress Reetta Ristimäki. The company focuses on musical theater and opera performances and especially on social and historical themes as well as immersive performances that immerse the viewer holistically. Greta Productions does not have a permanent performance space but in addition to the Helsinki metropolitan area productions can be seen in various spaces throughout Finland from theaters and concert halls to museums and cafés.

Greta´s Studio is a space owned by Greta Productions in Kamppi, Helsinki which is rented out for the practical use of performing arts and for various events for both individuals, companies and organizations.

Tampere Hall / Lakeland

Tampere Hall, the congress and cultural centre giant of the Nordic countries, is a venue for nearly a thousand different events, concerts, meetings, and international conferences each year.  Browse Tampere Hall’s concerts and club gigs, relax at the restaurant Tuhto, enjoy art and pick souvenirs from Tampere Hall Shop. Remember to visit the world’s only Moomin Museum and stay at the Courtyard by Marriott hotel, all under one roof. Even though Tampere Hall is situated in the vibrant city centre, the large windows let in the beautiful park (Sorsapuisto) that surrounds the building. The diverse and experience-filled offering of Tampere Hall allows it to serve a wide-ranging audience and ensures that everyone finds in it something to spice up their daily routines.

Maritime Centre Vellamo / Archipelago & Coastline

Jussi Tiainen

Maritime Centre Vellamo is an attraction open all-year round and well worth a visit to see the amazing architecture both indoors and outdoors. Vellamo houses the Maritime Museum of Finland and the Kymenlaakso Museum, which present the tales of the sea and the local region through exhibitions praised by people of all ages and abilities.  In the exhibitions you’ll learn about celebrations, everyday toil and life in a rough port town. Explore the art exhibitions, which are frequently on display with varying themes. In the summer season you can visit icebreaker Tarmo all the way down to the engine room. Newest addition to the summer collection is lightship Kemi (opens late June 2022).

There’s also a tasty restaurant with a sea view – not to forget the unique museum shop with local products. Vellamo warmly welcomes everybody!

Maritime Centre Vellamo is a safe space for everyone. We respect and listen to others. We give everyone space and peace to enjoy the exhibitions in their own way. No one is bullied, harassed or discriminated against. For any reason. Everyone is welcome as they are. Everyone is valuable.


Hotel Krepelin / Coast & Archipelago

Hotel Krepelin is a small hotel in Kristiinankaupunki, Finland owned by two brothers, who are the fourth generation in the family business. The hotel functions in a 210-year-old yard that used to belong to two merchant families that did business overseas during the height of the city’s maritime period.

Built between 1812 and 1816, the buildings in the yard host nine fully renovated apartments available for tourists all year round, each with their own kitchen and bathroom. Krepelin strives to make the local history alive through renovations, events and projects. Krepelin is a sustainable hotel by the ECEAT Finland certificate and Visit Finland STF label.

Hotel Klaus K / Helsinki

Gay/LGBTQ friendly hotel Klaus K in Helsinki Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly hotel Klaus K in Helsinki Finland

Located in the heart and center of Helsinki, Klaus K is the perfect modern style hotel, the first design hotel in Finland. Inspired by the national epic Kalevala – it’s nature and dramatic design follows all the rooms and interior. The hotel has also a weekend package for Tom of Finland fans. You can see more pictures and lifeof2men experience from March 2018 here. Also the traveling gay couple Karl and Daan Coupleofmen visited Klaus K hotel in August 2018.

Bulevardi 2-4,  Helsinki
+358 20 7704701

Hotel Helka / Helsinki

Gay/LGBTQ friendly hotel Helka in Helsinki Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly Hotel Helka in Helsinki Finland

Hotel Helka is the hotel for responsibility, diversity and inclusion in Helsinki. During the last few years Helka has been a pioneer in Finland talking about these values and also making them visible through actions and communications. Helka has a long history but at the same time a very modern way of thinking and caring. Helka is building a better tomorrow.

Hotel Helka is located in downtown Helsinki. One of the most popular gay clubs Hercules is located next to the hotel and it is very easy to reach all the attractions of Helsinki from here.

Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 23, Helsinki
+358 9 613580

Hotel Clarion Aviapolis / Helsinki

Gay/LGBTQ friendly hotel Clarion Aviapolis in Vantaa Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly hotel Clarion Aviapolis in Vantaa Finland

Clarion Hotel Aviapolis -only one station from the airport in Helsinki/Vantaa! This hotel features 258 rooms, 12 conference rooms and Kitchen & Table restaurant. Cozy bar, well equipped gym and sauna. The hotel has been designed to provide a warm, homely and exclusive atmosphere, and the location is ideal also for travellers as it takes just 2 minutes by train to and from the airport, and 30 minutes to the center.

Karhumäentie 5, Vantaa
+358 10 850 3810

Hotel Clarion Helsinki / Helsinki

Gay/LGBTQ friendly hotel Clarion Helsinki in Finland, sateenkaari ystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly hotel Clarion Helsinki, Finland

Clarion Hotel Helsinki is an exciting meeting place with it’s 78 metres high towers. You can enjoy the stunning rooftop pool, 425 rooms and Skyroom -bar on 16th floor with amazing views and cocktails. This hotel also features a large conference centre and Kitchen & Table restaurant. Hotel’s décor style is modern and Scandinavian with selected designer pieces and it is located in Jätkäsaari, an urban harbour district with beautiful sea views and easy access to the city centre. Clarion offers its guests details and experiences you don’t wanna miss. After all it is Clarion living, not just staying.

Tyynenmerenkatu 2, Helsinki
+358 10 850 3820

Hotel Arthur / Helsinki

LGBTQ friendly hotel Arthur. member of the LGBTQ Friendly Finland community

Hotel Arthur is a privately owned, cozy 3-star hotel in the heart of Helsinki – only 200 meters from the main railway station. All the main sights and shopping streets are in walking distance. The hotel has 203 rooms in different size and price level, everything to suit the needs of solo travelers to bigger families and groups. Our guests can enjoy the Finnish sauna in our two private saunas. Our atmospheric Restaurant Bistro Arthur serves buffet breakfast, versatile buffet lunch and delicious dinners for hotel guests and other travelers and locals as well.

Vuorikatu 19, Helsinki
09 173 441

Hotel Katajanokka / Helsinki

Gay/LGBTQ friendly hotel Katajanokka in Helsinki Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly hotel Katajanokka in Helsinki Finland

Hotel Katajanokka is a privately owned lifestyle hotel, renovated with loving care into the historic premises of former Helsinki county prison. Inside the red brick walls you will find a magic world of contrasts – with serene comfort, stylish design and a hint of Nordic luxury. To us, Hotel Katajanokka is more than a hotel and a workplace. It’s a way of life. Our attentive and caring service comes from the heart. We are here for you, eager to please, and dedicated to making your stay perfect. We refuse to take any shortcuts to sacrifice guest satisfaction.

Escape the ordinary, The ordinary is out there. We’d like to think of our hotel as a world with a different set of rules. An ideal world. In that world the ground laying values are Love, Peace, Liberty and Privilege.

Merikasarminkatu 1a, Helsinki
0293 200 620

Nuuksion Taika / Helsinki

Nuuksion Taika is a family company located next to Nuuksio National Park, less than 40 km from Helsinki center and its airport. Villa Paratiisi is a cottage by the lake and Wäinölä our accessible forest restaurant, event and party venue in the middle of the forest. We welcome everyone and we are a part of the LGBTQ friendly We Speak Gay Community. We organise meeting days, events, outdoor activities, food and programs based on Finnish traditions.

Revontuli Resort / Lakeland

Welcome to your comfort zone! Revontuli – The Northern Lights Resort is a year-round holiday centre in Hankasalmi in the darkest place of whole Southern Finland. The resort is a perfect place for a little pampering, because you can sleep under the stars in luxurious glass igloos, get comfy in holiday cabins, experience the authentic Finnish Sauna in a sauna world and treat yourself with seasonal culinary dishes. And it does not end there, you can also have fun with various activities like hiking, fat biking, snowshoeing, bowling, and golf. Additionally, Revontuli Resort is easy to reach, since it can be reached by train and by car and what is the best, everything in the resort itself is within the walking distance. So, get comfy and come to Revontuli!

Hotel Kalevala / Lakeland

Gay/LGBTQ friendly hotel Kalevala in Kuhmo Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly hotel Kalevala in Kuhmo Finland

Welcome to Kuhmo, a small town in north east Finland. Surrounded by ancient forests and crystal clear lakes, this is a wonderland with nothing but unspoilt nature as far as the eye can see. Kuhmo is perfect for wilderness and activity adventures. Hotel Kalevala provides a unique experience from beginning to end for any holiday. As soon as you arrive you are invited into a mythical world and the adventures of the Wild Taiga.

Väinämöinen 9, Kuhmo,
+358 40 707 8911

Lietsu Boutique Aparthotel / Lakeland

Lietsu Boutique Aparthotel offers unique accommodation with Karelian heart and hospitality in the city center of Joensuu, Eastern Finland. You will experience Karelian culture and delicacies the moment you enter the hotel. Our central location along the River Pielisjoki, charming facilities and tasty Karelian breakfast ensure a memorable experience. Each of the 31 rooms has a unique design and is equipped to a high standard.

At Lietsu Boutique Aparthotel we live by our values and embrace the UN Sustainable Development goals as every choice has an impact. We care for the nature and we care for our fellow humans. Come and rejoice together with us!

Rantakatu 26, Joensuu
+358 44 7520 500

Luotsihotelli / Arctic Lighthouse Hotel / Archipelago and coastline

Gay/LGBTQ friendly The Arctic Lighthouse hotel on Hailuoto Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly The Arctic Lighthouse hotel on Hailuoto Finland

Sound of Silence. The Arctic Lighthouse Hotel is located on Hailuoto, the largest island in the Gulf of Bothnia. It is nestled at the foot of a still functional lighthouse. This location offers exceptional and expansive sea views across the gulf. This truly unique and utterly fascinating venue once served as a maritime pilot station.

Thanks to its truly one-of-a-kind natural setting, Hailuoto island has achieved an iconic status in Finland. Hailuoto is the third largest Finnish sea island and the only one in the Gulf of Bothnia that remains permanently inhabited despite the absence of allyear-round access by road.

Marjaniementie 789, Hailuoto
+358 40 1923464

Wilderness Hotel Liminka Bay /  Coast & Archipelago

Liminka Bay is a perfect place for nature lovers, birdwatchers and everyone who is searching for peacefulness and silence. Liminka Bay is one of Europe’s most important bird wetlands. Wilderness Hotel offers accommodation and cafeteria-, restaurant- and conference services. The hotel is situated in the same building as the Metsähallitus managed Liminka Bay Visitor Centre.

Go Arctic Ltd is a northern tour operator offering travel and program services in Oulu Region. We are specialists of North and arctic experiences. We provide activities, guiding and catering, DMC-services, live productions and educational visits.

Hotel Hyppeis Värdshus / Coast & Archipelago

Gay/LGBTQ friendly hotel Hyppeis in village of Hyppeis Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly hotel Hyppeis on the island of Houtskär, Finland

Family-owned hotel Hyppeis Värdshus is located in the beautiful archipelago near Turku and by the sea in the peaceful village of Hyppeis. Hyppeis värdshus is a place where you can enjoy nature – either by just relaxing or taking on some activities. During the day you can take hikes in the woods and explore the cliffs or visit Näsby village or you can take a tour with the kayak. Our menu in the restaurant is designed based on the best seasonal ingredients. We use local produce whenever possible. All our rooms are decorated honoring achipelago traditions and style, and of course all rooms have a sea view. Welcome to the beautiful Finnish Archipelago.

Hyppeisvägen 540, FI – 21760 Houtskär
+358 40 175 7538

Hotel Hullu Poro / Lapland

Gay/LGBTQ friendly hotel Hullu Poro in Levi Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly hotel Hullu Poro in Levi Finland

Hotel Hullu Poro is located in the heart of Levi village, only 15 kilometres away from Kittilä airport. All the services Levi centre has to offer can be reached by foot. Hotel Hullu Poro has rooms to suit all tastes. Choose your favourite from the range of 157 beautifully decorated rooms: 130 double rooms equipped with private saunas, bath tubs or steam showers, 16 family rooms which sleep up to four people and 11 two-storey apartments with capacity for up to six persons.

Rakkavaarantie 5, Levi
016 6510 100

Hotel Korpikartano / Lapland

Hotel Korpikartano invites you to enjoy authentic facilities and wild nature in a tiny reindeer herder village far from busy life and stress in Northern Lapland. As a former Sami village school, nowadays an easy going nature hotel, locating next to Lake Menesjärvi and legendary Lemmenjoki National Park gives you private space to relax. We are only 30 min. from Inari village centre, the centre for Sami culture of Finland and ca. one hour from Ivalo Airport. See you soon!

Pyhä Igloos / Lapland

Our highest value is to do our work with nature and sustainability in mind. From the building of our igloos and choosing energy solutions, eco-friendliness and low carbon footprint have been the main goals. We welcome all guests regardless of their gender, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. We offer sustainable luxury to all.

In our Glass, Nordic design meets sustainable luxury and creates a unique experience in the embrace of the Northern Lights and Nordic nature. The wilderness flows in through the glass ceilings; the spectacular dance of the Northern Lights above the Arctic Circle, the nightless midsummer night, and the spectacular foliage of Autumn. Our small igloo hotel is right beside the National Park of Pyhä-Luosto. Easy access to all the activities and locations in the center of Pyhä Ski Resort makes our accommodation one of the most wanted in the area of Pyhätunturi.

Hostel Suomenlinna / Helsinki

Gay/LGBTQ friendly hostel Suomenlinna in Suomenlinna Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly Hostel Suomenlinna in Helsinki, Finland

Hostel Suomenlinna is the hostel of the year 2018 located in a UNESCO world heritage site on the island of Suomenlinna. This hostel is an excellent choice if you want to experience the  Helsinki archipelago and yet  overnight just a 15min ferry ride from the Helsinki city center. The ferry starts from the market square in Helsinki. The island and the historical sea fortress are worth to experience.

Suomenlinna C 9, Helsinki
+358 9 6847471

Hostel Guesthouse Pihlajapuu / Lakeland

Hostel Majatalo Pihlajapuu is situated in North Karelia, Finland. The small town of Nurmes lies about 20 km away from the hostel. The traditional log house used to be a village school but has now been lovingly renovated for it’s new purpose, welcoming visitors. We have ten bedrooms, seven rooms upstairs and three rooms downstairs, and can accommodate up to fifteen persons. There are lounges and balconies as well as a Finnish sauna heated with a log fire. Our kitchen provides fresh local food. We have the responsible travel certificates of TourCert and Sustainable Travel Finland.

Hawkhill cottage resort / Helsinki

Gay/LGBTQ friendly cottage resort Hawkhill in Espoo Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly cottage resort Hawkhill in Espoo Finland

Hawkhill is a family run cottage resort surrounded by the beautiful Nuuksio National Park. We are only a 45 minute drive from the beating heart of Helsinki. Our core values are sustainability, high quality and customer satisfaction. We are CO2 neutral and we are aiming for CO2 negativity in 2021. At Hawkhill you can enjoy Finnish nature at its best with your loved ones.

Haukkamäentie 100, Tervalampi
+358 40 024 0831 , +358 45 675 2956

Pirteeks / Lakeland


Gay/LGBTQ friendly nature related activity services Pirteeks in Loppi Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly nature related activity services Pirteeks in Loppi Finland

Pirteeks is a small family owned company in Loppi, one hour drive from Helsinki. We value nature, sustainability, acceptance and love. We offer mainly nature related activities and services including outdoor training camp, meditation, SUP-boarding and health counselling. There are great hiking and cycling trails around the place. We also have a small cozy cottage for accommodating up to six persons. It is located close to the main building which gives you a feeling of safety and our help is close to you. That said the cottage also has a sense of privacy and you can spend your time there without anyone bothering you. We also offer authentic smoke sauna experience close to our main building.Welcome.

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Kieppirinne 15, Pilpala

Tahlo Hillhouse / Lakeland

Tahlo Hillhouse is an exciting and new holiday villa project in Tampere area welcoming LGBTQ customers. Tahlo Ventures offers accommodation, adventures and presence to people around the world in Ylöjärvi by the Näsijärvi lake. #liveintahlo

Live in Tahlo with us and book your stay in

Kaidan Kiho Villas / Lakeland

Gay/LGBTQ friendly hotel Kaidan kiho in Ristiina Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly hotel Kaidan kiho in Ristiina Finland

Enjoy the Kaidan Kiho Villas in the Lakeland area in Mikkeli. These eco-friendly and gay-friendly holiday homes offer luxury in the beautiful Finnish countryside. As additional service, we offer the famous smoke sauna at Kaidan Kunkku, which can be used until early in the mornings. An amazing experience. Another option for accommodation is B&B Tuukkalan tila that offers rooms in an apartment around the year. During the summer it is also possible to overnight in  cozy granaries. Very Finnish and very romantic.

Mäntyharjuntie 61, Ristiina
+358 45 634 9299
Kommee Kurki vacation house & private Tentsile camping / Lakeland

Kommee Kurki stands for safe accommodation in high quality house and at our private Tentsile tree tent campsite surrounded by an amazing soundscape. This is the perfect place for nature lovers, cyclists, hikers and families with children. Kommee Kurki is located in the countryside of Sastamala in the Tampere Region. Why not take a break in this relaxing atmosphere?

Kommee Kurki is situated next to a bird lake which is home to cranes and whooper swans. The Tentsile campsite is at the best viewpoint to watch the cranes and is available during May-September. The well-equipped vacation house of 100 m² is available year-round. Read more and book at our web store:

Säynätsalo Town Hall / Lakeland

Säynätsalo Town Hall is one of the most significant works of architect Alvar Aalto. The building has an internationally renowned position in the history of modern architecture. Despite its name, the building is no longer in administrative use, as Säynätsalo is now part of the city of Jyväskylä.

Numerous visitors from all over the world come to admire and marvel at Aalto’s beloved masterpiece. In addition to architecture, the archipelago environment of Säynätsalo offers plenty to do and experience. Aalto himself fell in love with Säynätsalo and named the islands “Tahiti of Lake Päijänne.”

There are unique and original apartments and guestrooms to stay overnight.
The Town Hall also has meeting and banquet facilities, e.g., for marriages.

Aurora Holidays / Lapland

Gay/LGBTQ friendly member, Aurora Holidays Utsjoki Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
Aurora Holidays, LGBTQ friendly accommodation in Utsjoki Finland

Aurora Holidays resort is the first We Speak Gay member in Lapland, in the most northern part of Finland. If you dream of experiencing the Northern Lights visit Aurora Holidays between September and April and they will do their best to make that dream a reality. The location of Aurora Holidays in Utsjoki, 450km North of the Arctic Circle, is ideal to chase the Aurora Borealis.

Nuorgamintie 815, Utsjoki
+358 40 7625005

Arctic Land Adventure / Lapland

Gay/LGBTQ friendly Arctic Land Adventure's experience in Kilpisjärvi Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly Arctic Land Adventure’s experience in Kilpisjärvi Finland

Traditional Sámi Reindeer Ranch offers luxury accommodation in Glass Igloos combined with ‘live like a local’. Reindeer Ranch visit and traditional Lappish food experience featuring local reindeer, fish and berries. Arctic Land Adventure’s experience packages are designed to give the guests a glimpse to the reindeer herder’s life, offer an opportunity to be part of the nature and wildlife, to hunt the Northern Lights during the dark winter nights or just to relax in the Sauna and
outdoor jacuzzi by the lakeside under the Arctic sky. Located at Kilpisjärvi, in the Northwesternmost corner of Finland, Arctic Land Adventure offers the guests an unforgettable combination of nature, silence and luxury.

Käsivarrentie 12411, Kilpisjärvi
+358 40 0454516

Aurora Pyramids / Lapland

Gay/LGBTQ friendly glass-roofed Aurora Pyramids in Levi Finland , sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly Aurora Pyramids in Levi Finland

When you stay at the glass-roofed Aurora Pyramids, you can almost touch the ever-changing sky, nature and its forces.In the summertime, you can admire the midnight sun, the gorgeous colours of nature prevail in autumn with orange sunsets. During winter, you can experience the mystical Polar night with thousands of twinkling stars.

Heavenly nature and the Firmament present themselves through the glass roof in a new way, every day. The pyramid shape has provided positive effects to the human body throughout the ages. The beds in the pyramids are also aligned with the magnetic north pole. The Pyramids and the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, form an empowering experience, taking the traveller closer to a balance with nature. An immemorial experience within the powers of nature – reach balance and collect energy for everyday challenges.

This roomy accommodation suits couples or parties of three.

Palosaarentie 30, Levi
+358 16 6510100

 AT Nature / Lapland

Gay/LGBTQ friendly At Nature outdoor activity in Inari Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly At Nature outdoor activity in Inari Finland

AT Nature is a responsible family-run business offering outdoor activities, accommodation and packages in Inari, Lapland. The groups are small (2–6 people) or private and the activities include always home visit. We live next to the wilderness area Muotkatunturi and are happy to pick you up from Inari village to enjoy tranquillity around us. We guide in English and in Finnish. However, private activities can also be in German. Welcome to experience arctic alternative with us!

Terstontie 123, Inari
+ 358 (0) 40 328 1850

Naali Lodge / Lapland

Naali Lodge is a wilderness eco lodge located on the edge of a small lake in the forests of Posio Lapland. We provide cozy accommodation & small-adventures in a peaceful setting. Housed in a former lumberjack house in traditional logs, Naali Lodge, labeled Green Key and Sustainable Travel Visit Finland, offers neat comfort, eight tastefully decorated rooms and a warm welcome.  Whether you are blue, yellow, black, pink or striped green, whatever your religion or sexual orientation, you will always be welcome. Only one thing matters to us, respect for nature and others.


Vino Tours / Helsinki

Vino Tours was born out of a passion for travel, food and wine in 2016. Our roots are in Helsinki and, at the same time, in the Dolomites and verdant vineyards of northern Italy. Vino Tours’ hometown is Helsinki, where we arrange most of our experiences in four different languages. These are authorised walks, culinary and bike tours, and exquisite wine tastings mainly focusing on Italian wines. Vino Tours arranges authentic wine tours to Italy’s wine areas, opera tours in cities such as Verona and hiking tours in the mountainous regions. Everyone is welcome at Vino Tours, we are inclusive and LGBTQ+ friendly!

Helsinki TukTours

Hop onboard our 100% electric and environmentally friendly TukTuks to see and experience Helsinki in a fun and relaxed way. All tours are booked only for you and your group, so we can really provide a personal service. You will have a licensed guide with you all the time so we can listen to your wishes regarding the tour and its content. The guiding will be done by using the audio guiding system, so you won’t miss a thing around you! Welcome to enjoy our beautiful city on this different and informative tour!

You can also book us to your special events by contacting us so we can plan the details such us decorations for example with discoball, glitter or rainbow flags! Let’s TukTuk Helsinki together!

Yoo-hoo! Tours / Helsinki

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LGBTQ friendly Yoo-hoo! Tours in Helsinki Finland


Yoo-hoo! Tours is a gay owned company offering tours in and around Helsinki. We are a small, flexible, and sustainable company with a great enthusiasm for our hometown Helsinki as well as toward our customers. With us you can explore Helsinki by walking, by bike or even doing some island hopping to our beautiful archipelago! Our own “Helsinki Gay Walk” tour takes you to LGBTQ perspective of the city and with our partners we can organize tours also to destinations outside the city. Welcome to gay capital if Finland with us!


Happy Guide Helsinki

Gay/LGBTQ friendly guide services, Tom of Finland experience in Helsinki Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly guide services, Tom of Finland experience in Helsinki Finland

Sunny and sustainable guide services in Helsinki. One of the guided tour is Tom of Finland experience. You can walk the streets once wandered by one Touko Valio Laaksonen who is much better known for his artist name –  Tom of Finland. Tom held residency in Helsinki for the major part of his life and during this time many important happenings took place in the capital of Finland.

Narinkka 3, Helsinki
+358 44 5020066
Kota-Husky / Lapland

Kota-Husky, the home of happy huskies, located in small village called Posio, in Finnish Lapland. Memorable husky sledding adventures and unforgettable moments in the wilderness all year around. Kota-Husky is a warm-hearted family owned business dedicated in offering responsible adventures in Riisitunturi Nationalpark in winter and summer time. For us the sled dogs are not valued as a mean to benefit tourism. Our starting point is a well-being sled dog whose life and needs are respected. The well-being of the dogs is based on good care of the dogs and well planned breeding.

Here in Kota-Husky everyone is unique, but equal. Warmest welcome everyone, just the way you are.

Jaksamontie 58, Karjalaisenniemi
+358 40 718 7287

Wild Nordic Finland

Wild Nordic Finland is a passionate activity and destination management company with fully licensed tour operator rights, providing unforgettable wilderness holidays and events with 40 years of experience. Our areas of operation are Finnish, Swedish, Russian and Norwegian Lapland as well as Finnish Lakeland, the capital Helsinki and the West-Coast of Finland. In addition to activities, we offer longer arctic expeditions with snowmobiles, taking you all the way to the Arctic Ocean. We also provide unique accommodation and event services, such as weddings, in our Arctic Circle Wilderness Resort, located 20km from Rovaniemi.

Let’s make your holiday truly unique!

Naturest / Coast & Archipelago

We breathe the forest

Naturest is a modern nature service company whose mission is to provide its customers experiences in nature. We operate mainly in Northern Ostrobothnia, but our services are also transferable to other parts of Finland.

Naturest offers entertaining things to do in Finnish forest, whether you travel alone or with your friends. At the same time you’ll learn more about nature or Finnish folklore and will learn the hiking skills; such as making a campfire, identify edible berries etc. We are here to help you to get best out of Finnish nature.


Restaurant Oiva / Helsinki

Restaurant Oiva has been in the heart of Helsinki’s Kallio since 1940. Restaurant Oiva respects the old and authentic Helsinki restaurant culture in a modern way, offering tasty home-cooked lunches, a relaxed à la carte menu from the evening kitchen, and delicacies at the sizzling brunch table on weekends. In our selection of drinks, we have invested in quality beers and wines. Respecting tradition, we offer music-focused entertainment every week. Karaoke is available for song lovers on Friday and Saturday nights. In addition, we organize atmospheric live gigs and open stage nights.

Restaurant Adlerfelt / Helsinki

Wonderfully cheerful and sweet Adlerfelt is housed in a magnificent 250-year-old building in the world’s most beautiful world heritage site, Suomenlinna. A familiar and fun group of people behind the cute neighboring island of Lonna will be making sure there’s a lot of  laughter and joy in Suomenlinna also in the future.

You can visit Adlerfelt whether to enjoy a refreshing beverage or a full dinner. Or anything in between. For us, the most important thing about your visit is to provide that sweet moment when everything feels just right. Pure smile on your face. Through such feelings you’ll always remember these beautiful moments and places you happily return again and again. Adlerfelt is that happy place for you and us. The place where all of us are warmly welcome, regardless of age, gender or origin.

Suomenlinna B 1, Helsinki
+358 41 3170998

Restaurant Manala / Helsinki

Damn good,  stay a little longer – Welcome to Manala!.

A casual restaurant and bar between the Parliament House and the National Museum in Helsinki. Delicious food prepared with love, a selection of quality wines and beers, and damn good drink mixes. Manala has always been a favourite place among LGBTQ people in Helsinki.

Dagmarinkatu 2, Helsinki
+358 9 5807 7707

Putte’s Bar & Pizza / Helsinki

Gay/LGBTQ friendly Putte's Bar & Pizza in Helsinki Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly Putte’s Bar & Pizza in Helsinki Finland

Putte’s Bar & Pizza is a multicultural community in the center of Helsinki. We offer quality fusion pizza as well as a touch of an accepting and relaxed atmosphere. Vegetarian and a vegan-friendly menu are designed by top chefs.The love for the arts is also evident when stepping in. Putte’s condemns discrimination in all its forms and is reflected in the actions of employees as well as owners. Come as you are!

Kalevalankatu 6, Helsinki
+358 (0) 10  2818 243

Island of Lonna / Helsinki

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LGBTQ friendly Island Of Lonna in Helsinki Finland

Welcome to the charming little island of Lonna, just outside Helsinki. You can reach this island with a ferry in just 10 minutes from the market square in Helsinki. Lonna is a place where you can forget your worries and just relax and enjoy the sea. From the island you can find restaurant serving locally sourced, seasonal and organic food. There are also coffee shop & bar, public sauna, meeting facilities and event space. The island also hosts different festivals and public events throughout the summer season from May until September.

Island of Lonna, Helsinki
+358 44 7300300

Restaurant Viides Näyttämö / Coast & Archipelago

Picture Arvo Arvilahti /Kuvakas

Viides näyttämö (The Fifth Stage) is Turku City Theatre’s own restaurant in the sunny riverside of Aurajoki. It provides fusion kitchen and a bar for the theatre visitors, locals and tourists. Being attached to the theatre, you are allowed to expect a small show going on every now and then, but mainly we focus on putting a smile to your face with superior service and excellent food.

Welcome to the stage!


Restaurant Kuori Food and Wine / Coast & Archipelago

Gay/LGBTQ friendly The Restaurant Kuori in Turku Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly The Restaurant Kuori in Turku Finland

The Restaurant Kuori is a dream come true for Marjaana and Katariina, two women from Turku. Kuori serves vegetarian and vegan food with a flavor from Asia, Middle East and Northern Africa. The ingredients are high quality and locally produced. The food is made with love and it also pleases the eye. All the customers are warmly welcome.

Hämeenkatu 8, Turku
+358 20 7940330

Restaurant Smör / Coast & Archipelago

Gay/LGBTQ friendly restaurant Smör in Turku Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly restaurant Smör in Turku Finland

Restaurant Smör is an ambassadors of local food, master of Nordic cuisine. At Restaurant Smör, we draw inspiration from the seasonal and fresh local produce, so we update our menu every eight weeks. Smör is located in the heart of Turku, by the Aura river. It is part of the Voiveljet company.

Läntinen Rantakatu 3, Turku
+358 (0)2 536 9444

Restaurant Panini / Coast & Archipelago

Gay/LGBTQ friendly restaurant Panini in Turku Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly restaurant Panini in Turku Finland

Restaurant Panini is a classic in Turku. The Italian style restaurant has been in the forefront building the image of Turku as the Food Capital of Finland. Panini is like the mamma Italia, always making you feel welcome.

Linnankatu 3, Turku
+358 2 2515310

Restaurant E. Ekblom / Coast & Archipelago

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LGBTQ friendly Restaurant E. Ekblom in Turku Finland

Restaurant E. Ekblom has a weekly changing menu for the modern taste with a local twist. The restaurant is located in a historical building built by watchmaker Elias Ekblom in the middle of the19th century.

Läntinen Rantakatu 3, Turku
+358 2 5369445

Restaurant Göran / Coast & Archipelago

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LGBTQ friendly Restaurant Göran in Turku Finland

The marine theme restaurant Göran is situated close to the Turku harbour and Turku Castle. On weekdays you can enjoy lunch from a buffet inspired by the Turku archipelago and newly baked bread from the Voiveljet bakery.

Merikeskus Forum, Linnankatu 72, Turku
+358 20 7417330

Roots Kitchen / Coast & Archipelago

Gay/LGBTQ friendly Roots Kitchen Restaurant's in Helsinki and Turku Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly Roots Kitchen Restaurant’s in Helsinki & Turku Finland

Roots Kitchen has two restaurants, one in Turku and one in Helsinki. Both restaurants are situated in market halls, in historical buildings. The Turku Market Hall was opened in 1896 and the Hakaniemi Market Hall in Helsinki was opened in 1914. Roots kitchen serves colorful and versatile vegetarian food. There is also a vegan menu available.

Hakaniemen torikatu 1,  Helsinki
+358 40 7746047

Café Tiirikkala / Coast & Archipelago

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LGBTQ friendly Cafe Tiirikkala in Turku Finland

Cafe Tiirikkala is located by one of the oldest squares in Turku. You can drop in for a coffee or cocktail. There is also live music performances in Tirikkala on a regular basis.

Linnankatu 3,Turku
+358 20 7417337

Koitelin Tunnelmatupa Café / Coast & Archipelago

Koitelin Tunnelmatupa Café is located in the middle of the beautiful Koiteli rapids of the river Kiiminkijoki. You are welcome to enjoy our cafeteria products! Tunnelmatupa is rentable for private events and meetings, also with meals and activities, for example rafting, white water swimming and team building.

Go Arctic Ltd is a northern tour operator offering travel and program services in Oulu Region. We are specialists of North and arctic experiences. We provide activities, guiding and catering, DMC-services, live productions and educational visits.

Restaurant Sarrit / Lapland

Gay/LGBTQ friendly cafe/restaurant Sarrit in Inari Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly Cafe/Restaurant Sarrit in Inari Finland

Restaurant Sarrit is a comfortable cafe/restaurant where you can recharge for a moment during your visit to the The Sámi Museum and Nature Centre Siida. Sarrit and Siida are located in the town of Inari, in the Sámi Homeland.

They say that:

“Our foods taste of clean northern raw materials, we bake savoury and sweet snacks in-house every day.
Open from June 1st to September 30th, everyday 9am to 4pm.
We are an LGBTQ+ friendly restaurant and welcoming to everybody to relax.” sari
Inaritie 46, Inari
040 700 6485

Laanilan Kievari / Lapland

Gay/LGBTQ friendly restaurant Laanilan Kievari in Saariselkä Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly restaurant Laanilan Kievari in Saariselkä Finland

It’s not about filling our stomachs but eating and enjoying pure and fresh ingredients together. That’s the philosophy at Laanilan Kievari. The food is of course playing an essential role in that. A lot of our ingredients have been harvested from our own yard or the local forests. It is very important for us to produce as much as we can ourselves. Our food is supported by quality wines and local beers.

More and more people are not realizing what and even when the y are eating. We want people to stop and enjoy their life. A well thought and produced meal in a care free environment is the key to that.

So welcome to Laanilan Kievari, an experience to remember!

Sateenkaarenpääntie 9, Saariselkä
+358 40 0239868


The Savonlinna Opera Festival / Lakeland

The Savonlinna Opera Festival is Finland’s premiere cultural event. World renowned for its high-quality opera performances and concerts, every summer it brings music lovers from across the globe to the charming lakeside city of Savonlinna. The month-long festival is held in Olavinlinna, a towering medieval castle by Finland’s largest lake. This creates a uniquely dramatic ambiance for its 70 000 visitors. Once inside, festival-goers are dazzled by classics and rarely seen works as well as world premieres and visiting productions from esteemed opera houses like La Scala and the Bolshoi Theatre.

Tampereen Sävel – Tampere Vocal Music Festival / Lakeland

Tampere Vocal Music Festival was founded in 1975 and it is held biennially in the beginning of June. The festival programme offers an international chorus review, a contest for vocal ensembles and a rich variety of concerts, workshops and festival clubs. Concerts are performed by choirs, ensembles and even solo vocal music artists. While the Chorus Review showcases numerous choirs from around the world, the Contest for Vocal Ensembles gives a boost to fresh new vocal bands. The workshops offer new ideas for both vocal music professionals and amateurs, and in the evenings the festival clubs gather people to the most attractive gig venues in town. Tampere Vocal Music Festival gathers together about two thousand singers and a wide audience of vocal music enthusiasts.

Tampere Jazz Happening / Lakeland

The flagship of modern jazz, Tampere Jazz Happening, was founded in 1982. In the beginning it was organised by the jazz-club Break in conjunction with the City of Tampere’s cultural board. Tampere Jazz Happening’s unprejudiced and first-rate programme has turned the festival into one of Europe’s most intriguing jazz happenings. The programme highlights the influence of rock and ethnic music on the development of modern jazz. The concerts are held at venues around the Old Customs House square: Restaurants Klubi and Telakka and at the Old Customs House Concert Hall. The annual festival takes place at the turn of October.

Flowpark Adventure Park

Come and challenge yourself in Flowpark! In these eco adventure parks, you’ll find dozens of tracks with hundreds of tasks that put both your courage and balance to an extreme test. All the tracks are built on living trees without harming them.
You are welcome to spend your day like a monkey in 6 different Flowparks in Finland: Turku, Vierumäki, Ähtäri, Tampere, Hämeenlinna, Åland. Every park is a unique entirety, so you will not find two identical tracks. Spend a fun day by yourself or with your family – from Flowpark you’ll find tracks suitable for anyone active, regardless of the age. Get high!
Skanssinkatu 10, Turku
+358 40 0864 862


Serlachius Museums / Lakeland

Gay/LGBTQ friendly Serlachius Museums in Mänttä Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly Serlachius Museums in Mänttä – Vilppula Finland

Are you a lover of art & design, looking for a unique place far from mass-tourism, but still classy? Multi-awarded Serlachius Museums got it: a hidden gem in the middle of nowhere, but still reachable within an hour from Tampere. We offer high-quality service for everyone, national art treasures, intriguing stories, contemporary art exhibitions, stunning architecture and top cuisine in the midst of beautiful lakeside nature. No wonder that Serlachius was chosen as one of the top sights in Finland (Lonely Planet). The shuttle bus from Tampere to Art Town Mänttä & Serlachius runs around the year taking you right in the heart of art!

Joenniementie 47, Mänttä –  R. Erik Serlachiuksen katu 2, Mänttä
+358 3 4886800

Music Theatre Kapsäkki / Helsinki

Gay/LGBTQ friendly Music Theatre Kapsäkki in Helsinki Finland, sateenkaariystävällinen Suomi yhteisön jäsen
LGBTQ friendly Music Theatre Kapsäkki in Helsinki Finland

Music Theatre Kapsäkki is located in Sörnäinen close to the popular hipster area of Kallio in Helsinki. Its’ programme consists of concerts, club nights and musical plays that suit viewers of all ages. As music is an international language, a significant part of shows can be enjoyed with no comprehension of the Finnish language. Kapsäkki has been promoting LGBTQ rights with pride, for example arranging the “Finally getting married” event on the 1st of March 2017 when the same-sex marriage law came into force in Finland. 8 couples were celebrating their wedding in the Theatre together with lifeof2men Hannu and Raul. Also Kapsäkki Goes Pride event during the Helsinki Pride week has become a phenomena.


Hämeentie 68, Helsinki
+358 45 1201200

Map of Finland

Below is the Google map version of the We Speak Gay map with all the members of the We Speak Gay Community. Click on the icon in the upper left corner to display the list of the companies. When clicking on the icon in the upper right corner you open the map in Google.