Moving to Helsinki | Helsinki Guide | Moving to Finland
Helsinki is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, with stunning architecture and a rich cultural history. It is no wonder that many people are moving to Helsinki from the UK
In addition to being a very beautiful city, Helsinki has a very high standard of living, low crime rate, world-leading education system, fantastic medical system and great working conditions. This useful guide to Helsinki will explain why so many people are moving to Helsinki and the best way to organise removals to Helsinki.
Where is Helsinki?
Helsinki s the capital of Finland, a beautiful country located in Scandinavia. The city has a urban population of approximately 1.2 million people and it covers 715.49 km² (276.25 sq mi), making it the largest city in Finland. Helsinki is located on the tip of a peninsula, surrounded by hundreds of islands. The major islands near Helsinki include Seurasaari, Vallisaari, Lauttasaari, and Korkeasaari.
The city is very sophisticated in appearance with the combination of architecture and art making it one of the most beautiful places to live in the world. There are many neoclassical buildings in the city, large public spaces and world-class public transport to help residents enjoy it all. The public transports links together a number of major cities in Finland including Espoo, Tampere, Vantaa, Turku, and Oulu.
Finland guide and resources:
Working in Finland information
Immigrating to Finland
Why Move to Finland?
People move to Finland for a while variety of reasons, including:
- One of the best education systems in the world. There are no tuition fees and fully subsidised meals served to full-time students. Learn more about the Finnish education system
- An outstanding health care system, ranked 4th in the 2014 Euro Health Consumer Index
- A strong social welfare system
- Low crime rate
- High standard of living
- Low unemployment
Moving to Helsinki
Moving internationally can be more difficult than moving within a country. Transporting items across international borders and dealing with the logistics of a much longer journey can become challenging. That is why so many people use a professional international removals company like Schepens.
Why use Schepens for removals to Finland?
- Experienced at helping people move to Helsinki from the UK
Over the years they have helped many people move to Finland from the United Kingdom. Many of those people have moved to Helsinki or other cities in Finland including Espoo, Tampere, Vantaa, Turku or Oulu.
- Professional and experienced movers who have the appropriate moving gear
They have the appropriate equipment for moving possessions safely and efficiently. High-quality moving blankets, packing materials and restraints.
- Reduced risk of breakage
There is noting more annoying than arriving at your destination and realising some of your fragile possessions have been damaged. A professional international mover has experience packing delicate items.
- A fully insured journey to Helsinki with extended liability cover
There is less stress involved when you know that your possessions are covered by insurance when moving from the UK to Helsinki.
- Knowledge of rules and regulations in Helsinki
A professional international removals company understands the custom rules involved and can help you avoid the hassle of any delays.
- Schepens are fully trained to British Association of Removers standards