Category Archives: News

Meet Us At ITB Berlin And SXSW Virtually

Digitally at the ITB Berlin NOW fair!

This year we will be exhibitors at the ITB Berlin NOW virtual fair in March. We will update the news about the program, so follow us closely!

Citynomadi will have a big team at the fair. On March 9th we will also participate in a panel discussion on the role of digital technology in tourism and its various uses. 

With a guest voucher you have an access to visit our stand. Please, ask for the voucher by email to nadja at

– add a ticket to the cart and go to checkout

– validate your account via email

– creating your own profile is optional

Read more from the ITB press release! 

Citynomadi goes to SXSW! 

In March, we will also be exhibitors at the South by Southwest virtual event, which is one of the largest trade fairs in the cultural industry. We will update more about this soon. Stay tuned! 

More info here!

Published Feb 25th 2021

Light power for the winter!

January 8th 2021

Find your own favorite one from the permanent light art of Oulu!

Visit the permanent lighting projects in the City of Oulu! There are works of art all over the city and the easiest and fastest way to find them is with Nomadi.

The routes are now available in English and in Finnish!

Download the Nomadi app from

Search #Permanent lighting projects

Art illuminates the city of Turku!

Light art works are delightful in and around the city center of Turku. Visible urban development has not been hidden either, but also the crane illuminates the landscape.

Read more about the artworks on and check their locations on Citynomadi’s web link!

Jyväskylä combines visual and culinary experience!

Tune up for your Jyväskylä Dinner with light route has been providing light, stories and a delicious dinner at the restaurant Harmooni for several years, led by the legendary harmonium master Aapeli Halonen. The stops along the Nomadi route have appetizing questions. How do you tune your dinner?

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Search #Harmonium

International success stories!

November 13th 2020

A quick flashback to last year’s WTM event!

Exactly a year ago, we were WTM finalists in the Best Digital Influencer category. This year the event was held online, but the atmosphere was still top notch.

We got to the finalist places in cooperation with the Iniö archipelago. They created a very successful marketing campaign as well as the archipelago map for Nomadi with local specialties.

Read more about last year’s event WTM2019 Finalists

Iniö’s success story continues!

With the digital archipelago map and WTM awareness, Iniö has aroused even more interest as a tourist destination. The area has always been popular with both domestic and foreign tourists, but with the informative and storytelling map, having noticed the area’s diverse services, visitors preferred to stay in the area for a longer period of time.

The map information about port locations and ferry timetables has increased also the sense of security. You no longer have to search for information in many different places, but everything can be found on the same platform.

Search #Inio

Beethoven has been celebrated with the fan route!

Nomadi app has been heavily used in Vienna this year. To celebrate Beethoven’s 250th anniversary, the local music museum Haus der Musik made a Nomadi map that takes you to the composer’s numerous residencies. The map also illustrates the city limits of the old Vienna, from the time Beethoven worked on his world-famous compositions.

The popularity of the map began to rise especially in the spring, when the museum itself, among many others, had to temporarily close its doors, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Music lovers and Beethoven’s fans were still able to visit the composer’s home places with Nomadi at any time.

Search #Beethoven

With the Android update, Nomadi is even more agile!

October 26th

It’s time to update Nomadi app on Android devices, as it now has a new map layout and features to get the most out of your routes and maps.

Extensive Map View

The layout has been updated and structured for better use and the map is now more widely visible. You will still find all the familiar functions as before.

Search for #Ruissalo

Interlayer destination search

In indoor guidance, destination search now also works between several layers. Therefore, you will always see the place you are looking for on the map, whether you are on the same floor or not.

Try destination search on the KYS hospital map.

Search for #KYS

Content update information

The route information now also contains information about when the content of the route was last updated. This allows the user to trust that the route has up-to-date information.

A good example of an active content update can be found on the Iniö archipelago route. It was created a couple of years ago and has been updated and developed regularly since then.

Search for #Iniö

Smart living in smart cities!

October 5th 2020

Nordic innovation House leads Nordic smart city companies to the Singapore market!

This year, the Nordic Innovation House Singapore theme on SMART CITIES aims to support and provide selected Nordic companies with an opportunity to expand their foothold in Singapore and Southeast Asia. Citynomadi is one of these companies. 
 Read more about this project and the program: Nordic Innovation House

Urban Sense 2020

Last spring Citynomadi took part in a project called Urban Sense Moving IoT with Stara, Wizenze and Forum Virium. 

The aim of the project was to follow the noise levels and air quality around Helsinki. The information feed was visualized by Citynomadi on the Helsinki city map.

See how the project progressed step by step!

Smart Kalasatama becomes even smarter!

Forum Virium launched the Smart Kalasatama Route in Nomadi few years ago. This smart living environment evolves all the time, so go and see what it looks like on the redesigned route!

Take a trip to the Smart Kalasatama!

Easy navigation in the hospital environment!

September 14th 2020

Navigate in KYS using Nomadi!

For more carefree hospital experience, try using Nomadi next time you are visiting Kuopio University Hospital! We are using seamless indoor navigation that helps you to find your way around the hospital with accuracy and without delays.

We are always listening to our end users. When visiting the Kuopio University Hospital, please, leave your thoughts into the feedback section by clicking the question mark symbol on the map. This way you help us to develop our service! Thank you for your feedback!

Download Nomadi app and use a search word #KYS.

Read more about the KYS hospital map

TAYS for different life situations!

We always thrive to create a safer environment for people when introducing a new map. Citynomadi and Tampere University Hospital have created an info screen system around the hospital that is very comprehensive and easy to use. It’s very important for people to know where they are going in a busy and complex hospital environment. This makes the whole hospital more efficient.

Have a glimpse on what to expect when visiting Tampere University Hospital. Once you arrive in the area, you can navigate the hospital by using info screens or by searching on your browser. Both have the same qualities so you don’t have to worry about getting lost if you want to switch between them.

Check how it works on TAYS navigation video

Hospital BIM 28th-29th of October

Citynomadi will take partat the Hospital BIM virtual conference. Our slot starst on 28th of October at 15.30 UTC+3 where Merja Taipaleenmäki will tell about the hospital navigation and our guiding solutions. You can attend the seminar from the safety of your home and listen to all the excellent presentations about the latest health care building projects!

See all the speakers and the program here!

You can always take part in hybrid events!

August 21th 2020

People long for the events and good mood, and corona lockdowns don’t take it away. The hybrid event is the thing nowadays, as you have the possibility to be part of the event no matter where you are. During the summer Nomadi has been involved in many hybrid events, offering experiences, memories and new destinations.

Congratulations Haus der Musik Museum and Beethoven!

Haus der Musik’s 20th birthday was celebrated in June. This year, also Beethoven has his 250 year anniversary. Lots of things to celebrate, see, hear and experience.

In honor of Beethoven’s 250th anniversary, the Haus der Musik Museum in Vienna has published the Beethoven map in Nomadi. Although this year has been a very difficult time for museums and events, it hasn’t stopped people from celebrating Beethoven’s life work around Vienna. As you have your Nomadi guide in your pocket, you can go to the Beethoven city tour whenever you want virtually or on the place when possible. #beethoven #HdM

Haus der Musik – Beethoven 2020

Beethoven promo

Tango Festival went virtual!

We created an atmospheric map in cooperation with the iconic ‘Tangomarkkinat’ tango event and our cooperation partner IntoSeinäjoki. The map offered veteran visitors the best pieces of memoirs from previous years, as well as information for newcomers about the venue and its traditions.

Citynomadi always wants to develop its map services, so the really valuable information and feedback is everything that helps the findability of experiences and enjoyment. It will help local entrepreneurs to get more visibility as well. Also the feeling of security is important for the event visitors, and it is taken into account when we make a guiding map for the huge public.

Welcome to the Tangomarkkinat event next year. We are developing the Nomadi event map for the next year. Then it will have interactivity, programmes, feedback and many other things. See you at the Tangomarkkinat  2021!  #tango

Experience Tango festival virtually!

Tango promo

Nationwide Open Villages event attracted great popularity!

Dozens of villages welcomed everyone to explore their best attractions in June. They were partly accessible at the place, but also virtually in the Nomadi app. You can still admire the villages from Nomadi. Search for VillageNomadi, select Community, and the villages are in front of you! #VillageNomadi #OpenVillages

Read more here!

Kylänomadi promo

Find your staycation destinations with Nomadi!

4 Aug 2020

Go Local! 

Local tourism is trendy now. The leading ICT online news in Finland recognised our themed maps for the diverse audience.

In the article the Unesco’s World Heritage in an old port town was highlighted

Read the article here

Aurajoki Pilgrimage in Helena’s and Pietari’s footsteps!

Aurajoki river in Turku has some great settings for the pilgrimage in the medieval spirit. You can make Nomadi’s Helenan polku pilgrim route by walking or cycling. Start your trip from the pink seashell POI and on each stop you can listen or read about the medieval Turku and get to know Helena’s story.

If you want to combine kayaking and pilgrimage, search ‘Pietarin’ from the Nomadi app. You can rent a kayak for part of the route if you have some earlier experience with kayaking. Start your trip from the Turku Cathedral, that is marked with dark pink POI, and listen what Pietari has to tell you along the way.

Aurajoki rajattu 3.8

Sail like in the old times with Tarjanne steam boat!

The recently published Nomadi route Tampere – Virrat will be your guide on the over hundred years old steam boat cruise. Nomadi will give you a sign on each point of interest and tell legends and true stories behind them. Enjoy the stunning views of this 120 kilometers long lake cruise.

Check the schedules on


Find the sacred places of Salla!

The new Salla route of the Nomadi app brings you to the old hunting lands, and the sacred places of Sami people. Search ‘Kuolajärvi’ and download the route on your device for offline use. As the distances between the points of interests are quite long, you can check some tips from the POIs, how to get there by car.

Salla Kuolajärvi

Refresh yourself on waters!


Follow the silver water line with Nomadi now!

Hopealinja Cruising’s summer season is well underway! You can now enjoy the views of Tampere – Hämeenlinna route together with Nomadi. There will be few stops to the land, but Nomadi will be your guide while sailing.



Awesome news for foodies!

Perfect summer consists of relaxed mood and fresh products, grown under the Finnish midnight sun. Landsbygdens Folk newspaper has recently published a news article about Nomadi’s Route of Flavours. The route has almost 30 places to buy goodies for the summer table at the Finnish archipelago. You will find it by searching ‘smakrutt’ from Nomadi.

Read more



Brand new archipelago route for the summer cycling!

Three archipelago municipalities Kustavi, Taivassalo and Brändö have created together a 90 kilometers long route in the Nomadi app, that goes through their islands. Along the way you have plenty of options where to visit and to stay overnight.

By cycling you will get the best out of this Saaristoreitti route in the midsummer light.



Paddle from Juva to Sulkava along the Squirrel Route!

Now is the best time to have a water trail experience in the lake Finland. Nomadi’s Squirrel Canoeing Route is suitable for families, and you have nothing to worry about, as you know exactly the way and your location.

The latest article of Matka-Suomi has some more interesting facts to tell about this route and area!




Water tourism is pop!

The Citynomadi concept as a guide in water tourism has been taken into account in the past as well.

Read the The final report of the Archipelago Affairs Advisory Board and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of the Good products and operating models of the coastal and waterway tourism. Introduction of Citynomadi is on the page 132.

Finnish Water Tourism Report

Summer adventures with Nomadi!

Great news for sweet teeth!

Fazer Experience Centre has re-opened now! Along with the opening season there is now Fazer Experience Yard Game, for all who like to challenge themselves in a fun way. Head to Vantaa, search ‘Fazer’ from your Nomadi app and let the game begin!

– Great moments at Fazer –

Read more about the Yard Game and other Fazer novelties!

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Follow the silver water line with Nomadi now!

Hopealinja Cruising has started the summer season! You can now enjoy the views of Tampere – Hämeenlinna route together with Nomadi. There will be few stops to the land, but Nomadi will be your guide while sailing.


This year’s Open Villages event is on the web!

The purpose of the Open Villages event is to introduce villages as a good place to live and to get acquainted with the way of life in villages. This year the event will be held digitally, which means that the villages will be presented on the Nomadi app. Save the date 13.6!

Open Villages