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Finland

Finland is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of Northern Europe. It is bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, Russia to the east, and Estonia to the south across the Gulf of Finland.

The capital of Finland is Helsinki, which receives many visitors’ years round. Other popular tourist destinations within Finland include Jyväskylä, Tampere, Turku, Oulu, Rovaniemi and Porvoo.

The summer is marked by long days in Finland, especially in the far north where the sun does not set at all. Tourists can go fishing and canoeing. There are several large lakes, including lakes Saimaa, Inari, and Päijänne. Walking is quite a popular activity in the summer.

In wintertime Finland provides opportunities for cross-country skiing and alpine skiing. Many of the popular ski resorts are situated north of the Arctic Circle in Lapland. Santa Claus is commonly known to live on Korvatunturi in Finland. In the town of Rovaniemi there is the Santa Claus Village for tourists to visit.

Finland's unspoilt forests and thousands of islands and lakes offer plenty of opportunities for visitors to enjoy beautiful natural surroundings.

Finland enjoys warm and bright summers, with cold and snowy winters. The currency is the Euro.



Finland Articles & Travel Tips

About Finland
Finland is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of Northern Europe. It is bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, Russia...
Finland Weather
In winter, the mean temperature remains below 0°C, but warm airflows can raise the daily high above 0°C at times. Winter usually begins in mid...
Food & Drink
Finnish cuisine is notable for generally combining traditional country fare and haute cuisine with contemporary continental style cooking. Fish and me...
Passports & Visas
European Union citizen (except UK citizens) do not need a passport for Finland, a national ID is sufficient. Bring your passport if you're from the US...



Finland Holiday Rentals - Villas & Apartments

FINLAND HOLIDAY VILLA 413772
Hollola, Lahti
4 Bedrooms, Sleeps up to 8, Rating
£1,470 to £2,152 /week
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413772
FINLAND HOLIDAY VILLA 72079
Levi, Kittila
6 Bedrooms, Sleeps up to 15, Rating
£1,880 to £6,478 /week
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72079
FINLAND HOLIDAY CHALET 36135
Ruka, Kuusamo
5 Bedrooms, Sleeps up to 11, Rating
£2,205 to £3,990 /week
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36135

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