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; crystal clear lakes in between – there are roughly 187,000 of them – and one of Europe’s most fashionable capitals in Helsinki.
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It’s 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 saunas and much more.
There are mystery and attractions in the Arctic, such as the Northern Lights and every child’s best friend, Father Christmas or Santa Claus. 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 the Aurora Borealis.
Stay in a Glass Igloo or Aurora Bubble, under the Night Sky and you will be able to see the Northern Lights from your own personal igloo with all modern comforts. Or try the world famous Ice Hotel: Finland has it all. Finland’s Northern Lights, surrounded by vast forests of trees, truly capture the wonder of the Far North. The combination of snow around you, snow on the trees, the Finland Northern Lights, the atmosphere of Christmas in Finland or New Year in Finland guarantee an outstanding experience.
We can also offer Finland Skiing and Skiing holidays in Finland are fascinating with snow normally well into April. Finland Christmas Holidays and Finland New Year Holidays are also recommended.
Finland Winter Holidays are just the best.
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The concept of the iconic Northern Light Igloo is a relatively new phenomenon but work beautifully. You also have a choice of many lovely lodges with log fireplaces, Saunas, outdoor Jacuzzis. Some have individual Saunas, for example the traditional Smoke Sauna.
The Northern Lights Igloos give you a view of the clear night skies, with minimal light pollution in this remote part of the world. Glass Igloos and Aurora Bubble Igloos also give you the possibility to view the wonderful Finland Northern Lights from inside, or outside, as you wish.
The Sami people and their ancient culture still thrives in Northern Finland and we will proud to introduce you to local Reindeer herders with overnight stays in a traditional Sami Lavvu tent.
There are many airports in Lapland but the nearest are Kittila, Ivalo in Inari Saariselka region. 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 and kayaking on the sparkling lakes in Lake District. 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, the 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. They are out till all hours to enjoy Crayfish, Vodka, the famous Midnight Sun and just Celebrate Life, as they also do at the Midsummer Night. Summer is the time for them to gather energy for the long winter with the darkness that lies ahead.
We know Finland and we will take you there.