Finland is a large, sparsely populated country that features barren Arctic landscapes in the North, thousands of tiny islands in the South, vast, unspoiled forests and countless, crystal clear lakes in between, also known for its 187,888 lakes.
Its a country for all seasons. Winter holidays in Finland feature downhill skiing, cross country skiing, ice skating, snow shoeing, snowmobiling, husky sledding, Northern Lights, reindeer sledding, Icepool Swimming, Ice fishing, smoke sauna and much more. Of course there is mystery and attractions in the Arctic, such as the Northern Lights and Father Christmas. Days are spent enjoying the frosty climate, while evenings are for soothing saunas and crackling fires and looking out for the Northern Lights, also called Aurora Borealis. It is also possible to stay in a Glass Igloo, under the Night Sky and you will be able to see the Northern Lights from you personal Glass Igloo that is your accomodation. Finland Northern Lights are unusually lovely as you are surrounded by lots of trees despite how far north you are......so the combination of lots of snow around you, snow on the trees, the Finland Northern Lights, the atmosphere of Christmas in Finland, New Year in Finland, these Northern Lights in Finland just are outstanding.
They can also offer Finland Skiing and Skiing holidays in Finland can be amazingly interesting and you can ski far into April, which is unusual. Finland Chrismas Holidays and Finland New Year Holidays are also recommendable. Finland Ski holidays in various lovely Finland Ski Resorts are worthwhile and we recommend early bookings, so add Ski Finland to your bucket list. Finland Winter Holidays are just the best.
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The Glass Igloo's are a relatively new phenomenon but works beautifully. You also have a choice of many lovely lodges with log fireplaces, Sauna, the outdoor Jacuzzi's and individual Sauna's in some, for example Smoke Sauna, is some of the latest inventions. We really recommend the Glass Igloo's which gives you a view to the starry skies at night, as you are in a remote part of the world and not much light disturbing. The Glass Igloo also gives you the possibility to see the wonderful Finland Northern Lights from inside ( or outside ) should you wish as they are best visible in dark nights with no artificial lights, where you can also watch starry nights. There are many airports in Lapland but nearest is Kittila, Ivalo in Inari Saariselka region or Rovaniemi is also an option.
Summer holidays in Finland allow you to experience a wide range of activities. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy hiking through the endless forests and canoeing on the sparkling lakes. You can enjoy the wildlife on a bear watching trip or relax with a round of golf at a spa.
Summer brings a wide array of art and music festivals, some more traditional than others, like the Savonlinna Opera Festival or Pori Jazz Festival. There are some real quirky activities that take place during the summer as well, such as the Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships, annual Wife-carrying competition in Sonkajärvi and swamp football in Hyrynsalmi. After a long, dark winter, the Finns really look forward to the summer and create a very friendly and enjoyable atmosphere for all and they are all out till all hours to enjoy Crayfish, Vodka, The famous Midnight Sun and Celebrate Life, like they also do at Midsummer Night. Summer is the time for them to gather energy for the long winter with darkness that lays ahead.