Winter Holidays In Finland

Esplanade park wrapped in snow - Niklas Sjöblom, City of Helsinki Tourist & Convention Bureau

Winter holidays in Finland offer visitors the opportunity to experience the wonders and charm of a Lapp winter, and enables visitors to take part in winter activities such as cross country skiing, ice fishing, or spending a night in an igloo, admiring the natural Arctic beauty.

Imagine a land of breathtaking beauty and spellbinding atmosphere. A land of unspoiled, snow-covered scenery and magical winter twilight. A land of sleigh rides reindeer and husky dogs.

If you're feeling adventurous, take a once in a lifetime icebreaker cruise. Finland is the home of Santa Claus, where the spirit of Christmas can be enjoyed by young and old.

Take a look at some of our recommended Finland winter holidays, or contact us with your ideas and wishes, and we will then do our best to tailor a holiday specifically for you.

Holiday Packages

City & Snow in Finland

Experience Finland in the winter time by combining a city break in Helsinki and a winter break at the ski centre Messilä. Messilä can be easily reached by train and offers many outdoor activities for the whole family, by yourself or with friends.

Type: Winter Holiday | Activity Holiday | Country Holiday | Family Holiday | Individual Tour | Romantic/Honeymoon | Christmas Holiday | Solo Traveller | New Year Break
6 days / 5 nights
from £595 pp

Extreme Adventure Week

Have you already been through all possible combinations of short programs in Lapland? Are you still hungry for new experiences in the middle of the Lappish Fell scenery? This is surely the program for you! A snowmobile safari will take you further north to Kilpisjärvi, where the local people gather in spring time to enjoy the magnificent fell scenery under the sun.

Type: Northern Lights | Winter Holiday | Activity Holiday | Guided Tour | Christmas Holiday
7 days / 6 nights
£ TBA

Helsinki Christmas Market

In December Helsinki is brightened up by the many Christmas lights in the streets and shop window displays. Aleksanterinkatu, the main shopping street of the city centre, is an elaborately-decorated and illuminated Joulukatu ("Christmas Street"), opened by Santa Claus himself.

Type: Winter Holiday | Christmas Holiday | City Break | Family Holiday | Individual Tour | Romantic/Honeymoon | Weekend Break | Solo Traveller
3 days / 2 nights
Please contact us for pricing

Helsinki City Breaks

Helsinki is an outstanding Northern city with amazing architecture and top Scandinavian design in everything from clothing, furniture and accessories. Brands like Alvar Alto, Iittala and Marimekko comes to your mind immediately. Helsinki is worth a visit in the summer as well as in the winter, that can vary from hot to very cold temperatures but the city surrounded by water has lots to offer in terms of shopping, culinary experiences like reindeer, art and design, boattours to mention a few.

Type: City Break | Weekend Break | Family Holiday | Individual Tour | Summer holiday | Romantic/Honeymoon | Tailor Made Holiday | Winter Holiday | Christmas Holiday | New Year Break | Solo Traveller
4 days / 3 nights or more
Please contact our team

Lapland Symphony

During periods of winter, Lapland presents itself as sparkling clean white snowscapes with the glowing northern lights dancing through the dark skies. The silent and snowy nature can be reached in a moment on skis or snowshoes, in a sleigh pulled by huskies or reindeer, or for those after some real speed, one alternative is snowmobiling.

Type: Winter Holiday | Country Holiday | Family Holiday | Individual Tour | Romantic/Honeymoon | Northern Lights | Activity Holiday | Tailor Made Holiday | Solo Traveller | New Year Break
6 days / 5 nights
from £1,525 pp

Lapland Winter Adventure

Finnish Lapland is a true winter wonderland. You will start your holiday in Levi, Finland's biggest ski resort, where you can enjoy 2 days of skiing. The second part of your tour will take place in Harriniva Holiday Centre, a family run business established in 1973. It provides cosy accommodation and unforgettable husky and snowmobile safari programs. 

Type: Winter Holiday | Activity Holiday | Individual Tour | Romantic/Honeymoon | Northern Lights | Family Holiday | Tailor Made Holiday | Solo Traveller
7 days / 6 nights
from £1,845 pp

Lapland Winter Experience

Winter darkness is an ideal setting to see the magnificent Northern Lights dancing in the sky in Finnish Lapland. After an active day outdoors, there's nothing better than to relax at the hotel, try traditional Lappish cuisine and the Finnish sauna.

Type: Winter Holiday | Northern Lights | Country Holiday | Family Holiday | Individual Tour | Romantic/Honeymoon | Weekend Break | Tailor Made Holiday | Solo Traveller
5 days / 4 nights
from £775 pp

Polar Safari Adventure

This tour starts in Helsinki, the trendy capital of Finland and takes you North to Kemi, where you have the opportunity for a Cruise on an Icebreaker to experience the realities of Arctic life with ice. Kemi is known as the "city of snow" and is a seaport town close to the real Arctic. Continue further North to Lapland, for some Arctic fun in Rovaniemi. 

Type: Winter Holiday | Individual Tour | Northern Lights | Activity Holiday | Romantic/Honeymoon | Tailor Made Holiday | Train Journey | Solo Traveller | Christmas Holiday | New Year Break
6 days / 5 nights
from £1,185 pp

Powder Fun Finland

Finnish Lapland is a true winter wonderland. A big layer of fluffy white snow covers the landscape and makes trees; lakes and plains sparkle in the sunlight. This adventure tour will take you to this paradise and give you the opportunity to experience the powdery snow first hand.

Type: Northern Lights | Winter Holiday | Activity Holiday | Family Holiday | Country Holiday | Solo Traveller | Romantic/Honeymoon
7 days / 6 nights
Please enquire

Winter Wonderland

Enjoy Finnish winter at its best on our Winter Wonderland holiday at the Hotel Kalevala, located deep in central Finland. This tour includes outdoor activities – husky and snowmobile safaris along the Taiga forest, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing - as well as some free time to relax in sauna.

Type: Winter Holiday | Activity Holiday | Country Holiday | Family Holiday | Individual Tour | Romantic/Honeymoon | Christmas Holiday | Tailor Made Holiday
8 days / 7 nights
from £1,325 pp

Winter Wonderland & Wellbeing

Relax and unwind at the unique Hotel Kalevala situated on the shores of Lake Lammasjärvi in Eastern Finland close to the Russian border. During your stay you will enjoy winter activities like husky safaris and snowmobiles and experience a real Finnish sauna.

Type: Winter Holiday | Individual Tour | Romantic/Honeymoon | Spa and Wellness Break | Activity Holiday | Tailor Made Holiday | Northern Lights
6 days / 5 nights
from £ 1,445 pp

Arctic Christmas

Why not spend a memorable Christmas in snowy Lapland. The Arctic atmosphere provides an enchanting backdrop for this magical time of year. Hotel Kalevala in Kajaani offers an authentic Christmas feeling – a landscape of snow, Finnish Christmas traditions and a traditional Christmas cuisine.

Type: Winter Holiday | Christmas Holiday | Country Holiday | Family Holiday | Individual Tour | Romantic/Honeymoon | Spa and Wellness Break | Northern Lights | Solo Traveller
7 days / 6 nights
from £1,345 pp

Arctic New Year's Eve Adventure

Spend an unforgettable New Year celebration in Kuhmo, with its breathtaking scenery and beautiful landscape, cherished by Finns and international visitors alike. Here you will find many exciting winter activities to try such as snowshoeing, ice-fishing, husky, reindeer or snowmobile safaris and of course skiing.

Type: Winter Holiday | New Year Break | Northern Lights | Solo Traveller
7 days / 6 nights
Please contact us for prices pp

Baltic Sea Capitals Cruise

Combine an exciting city break with an eventful cruise on board the luxurious vessels of Tallink Silja. The city break destinations of Tallink Silja - Riga, Stockholm, Helsinki and Tallinn - all have their own special charm and offer different interesting activities, happenings, sights and shopping alternatives.

Type: Cruise | City Break | Family Holiday | Individual Tour | Summer holiday | Winter Holiday | Coastal Holiday | Romantic/Honeymoon | Tailor Made Holiday | Solo Traveller | New Year Break
7 days / 6 nights
from £865 pp

Baltic Cruise Holiday

Combine the two fascinating Nordic capitals, Stockholm and Helsinki, and cross the Baltic Sea by spending a night on a cruise ship in this exciting Region up North. 

Type: Cruise | City Break | Family Holiday | Individual Tour | Romantic/Honeymoon | Weekend Break | Summer holiday | Winter Holiday | Coastal Holiday | Tailor Made Holiday | Christmas Holiday | New Year Break | Solo Traveller
4 days / 3 nights
from £655 pp