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Northern Europe

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Finland at a glance

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Expensive (5 of 5)

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None (3 of 5)

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Very modern (92 / 100)

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Best itineraries

This itinerary brings you through Finland in Northern Europe. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities. Besides of cities there a nature destinations. The national highlight is Nuuksio National Park (Helsinki).
Mainly small cities are destinations. You find the nightlife at
Helsinki. The climate is snowy. You can pay with Euros everywhere. There are two flight connections. These are Helsinki - Rovaniemi (Rovaniemi itineraries) and Rovaniemi - Helsinki (plan Helsinki itineraries). During your travel you have to speak Swedish. English should be enough for communication everywhere.
This itinerary proceeds through Northern Europe, more precisely Finland. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities. If you prefer other holiday destinations you can look at this highlight. Nuuksio National Park near Helsinki is the highlight.
You find the nightlife at
Helsinki (visit Helsinki itineraries). The climate is snowy. You can pay with Euros everywhere. There are one flight connection. These are Rovaniemi - Helsinki (see itineraries). During your travel you have to speak Swedish. English should be enough for communication everywhere.
This itinerary brings you through Finland, Northern Europe. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities. The national highlight is Nuuksio National Park next to Helsinki.
You can enjoy museums, theaters and galleries at
Helsinki (visit Helsinki itineraries). Many cities are snowy in December. These flight connections are taken during this route: Rovaniemi (Rovaniemi in detail) - Kuopio and Jyvaskyla - Rovaniemi. You can pay with Euros everywhere. During your travel you have to speak Swedish but english should be enough for communication everywhere.
The itinerary brings you at the beginning to Sweden, Northern Europe. Finland are the next countries. The national highlight is Nuuksio National Park by Helsinki (plan Helsinki itineraries).
The itinerary visits mainly small cities. If you love to make party you will be happy at
Helsinki (Helsinki itineraries). Safe countries are chosen. The climate is snowy. Krona and Euros are necessary to pay. During your travel you have to speak Swedish. English should be enough for communication everywhere. There are two flight connections. These are Rovaniemi - Kuopio and Helsinki - Tromso.
At Finland you will begin your itinerary. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities. Levi (Saariselka) and Lake Inari (Inari) are the highlights.
Mainly small cities are destinations. It is possible to go to many nature. The climate is snowy. You can pay with Euros everywhere. During your travel you have to speak Swedish but english should be enough for communication everywhere.
At Finland in Northern Europe you will begin your itinerary. The national highlight is Nuuksio National Park.
If you love to visit museums you will be happy at
Helsinki (Helsinki in detail). Do you like nightlife? Then you will enjoy Helsinki. Many cities are snowy in April. During your travel you have to speak Swedish but english should be enough for communication everywhere. You can pay with Euros everywhere.

Things to do

. in Finland. And we knew this town was all about the winter experiences. Most people coming here spend hours sifting through the numerous attractions available in Rovaniemi (more about Rovaniemi), trying to narrow down the selection. But we wanted to do them all! Without a doubt the experiences we chose for our short 3-night stay in Lapland ...

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Finland: A winter wonderland where you can ski, drive over frozen lakes and visit Father Christmas whilst observing the Northern Lights . These used to be my first things that came to mind whenever I thought about this pristine wilderness. However, after my recent visit, I now know that Finland is also a brilliant ...

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Lapland is of course, the official home of Santa Claus, and is a dream destination for families and children, desperate to meet their idol and pass on their Christmas list. But as we found during our time there, there is so much more to winter in Finland, especially around the vast northern area of ...

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From visiting Santa in northern Lapland to capturing the beauty of Lakeland in the south, here's a look at my 21 favourite things to do in Finland.things to do in Finland If you’re looking for a country rich in natural beauty and epic landscapes, Finland is the place to be. , spent driving from Helsinki in the south ...

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Eat & drink

Finland is known to the world for three things: snow-covered igloos, the Northern Lights, and being recognized as the happiest country on the planet. But, where is Finland? Portions of the country are in the Arctic Circle and in this case, her location is everything, playing a big part in uncovering what to do in ...

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Coffee and Treats

Atelier Kangasniemi.

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My recent visit to Helsinki (more about Helsinki itineraries) was my first time in town and my first visit to Finland . It was Easter time which meant some places were closed including restaurants. I did find however four restaurants that were open and which I found worth testing for lunch or dinner in Helsinki . I only want to recommend you places I ...

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My favorite restaurant in Helsinki: Olo Garden

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Well, it turned out Finnish food was pretty good. Much of it seemed utilitarian, but pretty tasty nonetheless. Served over mashed potatoes, it was warm and heavenly on a cold night. Very little of the reindeer meat is exported, ...

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Finland with its many lakes, rocky islands and huge forests extend over several thousands of miles. It goes from cold to coldest, because the more northern you head into this vast country, the closer you get to the arctic circle. During the winter months it's cozy stay in some of the amazing design restaurants, bars ...

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Worth to visit

When people think of Finland, we naturally think of Laplandand Helsinki. People often forget about the amazing lakes that Finland is made up of and the diverse landscapes and opportunity that brings. ...

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With more and more of us living in cities we sometimes forget how important it is to be around nature. There are countless studies out there that prove that when we are around nature we become more relaxed, get more creative and are generally happier. With thousands of lakes, acres of forests and ..

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Kalajoki is on the mainland and is famous for its sand dunes! Yep, you read that right, sand dunes in Finland. And not just any sand dunes mind you, but the highest ones in all of Finland. They’re not Namibia (Namibia itineraries)n size sand dunes – some of the largest in the world, by any stretch, but they are beautiful in their own right.

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Why Visit Maakalla?

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With more and more of us living in cities we sometimes forget how important it is to be around nature. There are countless studies out there that prove that when we are around nature we become more relaxed, get more creative and are generally happier. With thousands of lakes, acres of forests and ..

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General

Finland’s largest lake is hugely underrated compared to some of its European counterparts, but offers wildlife watching, autumnal wonders and some offbeat natural experiences... You may think of the Finnish Lakeland – and its largest lake, Saimaa – as the ultimate summer destination.

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7 reasons you must visit Lake Saimaa, Finland

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. for full disclosure. It's no secret that Finland is a pretty magical winter destination. Husky rides, snow, Santa's village and, hello, the Northern Lights. It's a veritable winter wonderland. What our recent trip to Finland showed us, however, was just how attractive Finland is in the summertime and ..

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1. It's a reasonable temperature

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Santa Park Arctic World is a theme attraction in Rovaniemi Finland. If you LOVE the idea of spending Christmas in Finnish Lapland , you will probably end up at Santa Park Rovaniemi. We originally heard about Santa Park when we were looking up this incredible hotel but ended up being so amazed by what this Christmas ...

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Tips For Visiting Santa Park Rovaniemi

The Santa Park Experience

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It's not that hard to survive winter in Finland and enjoy everything that Helsinki has to offer ...

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Itinerary

From Helsinki (see itineraries) in the south to Inari in the north, our epic 3 week Finland road trip itinerary allowed us to see almost all of the Finland's best sites!our 3 week Finland road trip itinerary Famed as the home to Lapland and, more importantly, Santa Claus, we were very excited to visit! , driving from Helsinki to ...

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Costs

You can camp pretty much anywhere in Finland, so pack your camping gear if you want to save on accommodation - keep in mind that the winters are bitterly cold, though so you’d need some very specialized equipment outside of the summer months. Campsites with amenities cost about $15 - $30 per night.

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As with most Scandinavian countries, Finland is not the cheapest destination when it comes to buying items such as food and drink. This is why we try to keep it simple for you by including breakfast and evening meals, where possible. In the more remote destinations, we will also include lunches.

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Accommodation

Liminganlahti Visitor Centre is the only accommodation nearby. Otherwise, you could stay in Oulu, approximately 30km north of Liminka Bay. ...

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A big part of your travel experience is where you spend the night. Finland is full of these quirky sleeping quarters which are best visited during the winter season to get the full Nordic experience. If you’re spending the night with your significant other, don’t expect any romance in this castle unless you don’t mind ...

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Santa’s Hotel Aurora

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Once upon a time I wished that the world of Narnia was real, a land where snow is endless and magic is in every single corner. Luckily for me, there is a special place in the North of Europe where said magic is real and can be experienced every single day of the Winter season… That place is Finland and ..

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Winter in Finland: from Northern Lights to Ice Hotels

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I had my reservation in Savonlinna, so I started driving towards the city. Savonlinna is about 37 minutes drive from Oravi and my hotel was close to Olavinlinna. The hotel I stayed at is called Hospitz and it's a family hotel, very comfy, with really friendly staff. Everything was clean and ..

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