Hyvinkää, Finland

Our tiny, but beautiful garden, Big Green Egg grill

Our tiny, but beautiful garden, Big Green Egg grill


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Exchange dates Duration
March 28, 2024 - January 06, 2025 1 weeks

We have made an agreement for summer 2024. Ready for 1-2 weeks offers at Christamas time 2024!


Wooded Hyvinkää in the middle of south Finland

Welcome to experience light summer nights in Hyvinkää, hiking in forests and making a camp fire there, picking blueberries, swimming in lakes, cyckling safely with children and enjoying all playgrounds near by! Or welcome experience snow, skiing and skating at the winter time. Possibilties for skiing and skating right beside our home.

The Helsinki-Vantaa airport from 45min drive and the oceanic capitol city Helsinki 1 hour drive!

Our apartment is located peaceful and safe area. Children can run, cycle and play outside safely without cars near. There are 9 playgrounds within 1,5 km, sport fields 500 m distance and 100m from our home start several kilometers long jogging/walking/cycling paths in the forest without car streets. Hyvinkää is located in the middle of many beautiful sights to see and forests to hike and make campfires: Read more about neighbourhood section and, (nature sights at the south Finland).

We have a cozy, clean and easy to maintain two floor row house apartment in Hyvinkää with 4 bedrooms, living-room, kitchen, 2 x toilet, bathroom, sauna, balcony, little garden, air-condition in both floors, Big Green Egg grill, PS4 and Xbox game consol, high speed internet connection, lots of Legos and other toys and outdoor play area for kids. You are free to use our car Toyoyta Prius+(7 seats), including safety seats for 2 children. We have 2 tents, 5 sleeping bags, back bags, trangia etc. free to use for nature day trips and camping. There are also bikes for free to use. We have an allotment garden 8km from home. You are welcome to enjoy our cutflowers and vegetables.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 3 Children
  • 11 Exchanges made


  • Senior councelor
  • Senior Application Specialist

Our Home

  • House Type: Flat
  • Floor: 2
  • Environment: In a small town
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 7
  • Living Area: 103 m2
  • Total Area: 103 m2


In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Long-term exchange wanted
  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange


  • Free internet access
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television
  • Guitar


  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Balcony
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Sauna private
  • Garage / private parking
  • Bicycles: 5


  • No smoking
  • Car necessary
  • Use/Exchange of car

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open to any destination
  • Singapore
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • Ireland
  • Iceland
  • Switzerland
  • United States
  • Denmark
  • Portugal

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Suomeksi

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Helsinki-Vantaa - 50 km

Hyvinkää is a little town (50 000 citizens) in the middle of south Finland, which is known of lots of pinewoods.

The Helsinki-Vantaa airport 45 min drive or by local train.
The capital city of Finland, Helsinki 1 hour drive or 45 minutes by local train (
Tampere, the city in the middle of lakes is 1,5 hour drive or 1 hour by train (
Beautiful old little town Porvoo at the seaside is 1 hour drive (
Turku is at seaside and have lots of to do for children. It takes 2 hours to drive from Hyvinkää. (
The castle and lakes of Aulanko nature park of Hämeenlinna are 45 min drive (
You can easily take a ferry to Stockholm or Tallinn from Helsinki.

In our neighbourhood we have 9 playgrounds, sport field and jogging paths in the forest. There is also a little grocery store in 500 m distance. From our apartment is 2km travel to Hyvinkää city center where is available all basic services with supermarkets,etc. Hyvinkää have many parks to rest and play. There is a natural park called Switcherland (Sveitsi) 4 km form our home, because of many steep hills, where pinewoods are growing. Kytäjä-Usmi forest have many hiking trails (shortest about 500m and longest 20km), little lakes and many camp fire places (see pictures). Hyvinkää has a nice shopping center (, where are many restaurants and shops. There is a biggest railway museum of Finland in Hyvinkää. You can also go swimming in the spa Sveitsin Uimala, have fun with kids in the indoor action parks (Superpark) or outdoor adventure park SeikkailuSveitsi.

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  • Senior councelor
  • Senior Application Specialist


  • Boy - Age: 9
  • Boy - Age: 15
  • Boy - Age: 17


  • We do not have pets.


This member has completed 11 home exchanges. Those referenced below may contain feedback/impression from its exchange partners: