Finland Tours - The Land of a Thousand Lakes is beckoning travelers to explore its rich landscapes and magnificent scenery!
Finland - Embark on a journey to a land of endless fascination as you travel to Finland. Whether you see huskies running in Lapland, with magnificent northern lights swooping overhead, kayak along the forested island, or stroll the charming cities soaking in the culture, Finland will mesmerize you with everything it has. Finland is one of the countries with an abundance of forests in Europe, hence there is no doubt why tourists are blown away by its pure beauty. The major draw for visitors is this country's sheer natural beauty, which has over 1,50,000 lakes amidst the dense jungles and beautiful mountains. Finland is home to some of the most alluring destinations in the world. Lake Saima, an escape from the busy city life, is the largest lake in Finland and the fourth largest in Europe. Several cottages are lined up in the nearby area where the Finns and tourists stay as they bask in the serenity. People usually visit Finland to have the best views of the Northern Lights; seeing them is no less than a dream come true. Lapland, home to this magical phenomenon, is the perfect place to capture them. The best time to see them is anytime between mid-August till early April. It is a land of contrasts boasting autumn colors, midnight sun, northern lights, a reindeer sleigh ride, and relaxing saunas. This northernmost region of Finland is where you visit to tick off major things on your bucket-list. The country is home to several National Parks where you can not only enjoy the natural beauty but also take part in adventure activities like skiing, hiking, fishing, kayaking, and more. Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park in Lapland is great for seeing arctic animals, hike, and skiing. The mountains spread across an area of 97km paint a beautiful scenery worthy of visiting any time of the year. Another national park you may want to see is the Koli National Park, which overlooks Lake Pielinen. This scene can be seen in several important art pieces of the 19th century. The place serves as a hiking spot for adventure enthusiasts in the summer. You can hike to the highest hill in the park, Ukko-Koli, or take a cahir-car lift that operates throughout the year. During winters, Ukko Koli becomes a top skiing destination, serving as a great spot for advanced downhill skiing. Besides hiking and skiing, canoeing and kayaking are popular adventure activities to experience the breathtaking landscapes and natural silence, see wildlife like Saimaa ringed seal, and mysterious rock art. The best time for paddlers to venture on the adventurous waters is between June to September. Some places you can enjoy this are Kolovesi National Park, Kvarken Archipelago, PaddOulanka National Park, River Torne, and Teno. Yes, Finland is rich in natural beauty but equally rich in culture and history. It is home to numerous historic sites, galleries, and museums. Sami people, the indigenous people of Scandinavia, have managed to preserve their traditions and culture against modern developments. Visiting Lapland, you can experience their lifestyle closely, wherein they do reindeer herding, make local handicrafts, and can also taste the traditional Sami cuisine.The charming capital city of Finland- Helsinki, is also a melting pot of history and culture. Visitors can visit the National Museum of Finland and learn about the country's history from pre-historic times to date. One of the most popular places to visit in Helsinki is The Helsinki Cathedral, where you can witness the neoclassical architecture. To witness the local culture more closely, you can be a part of The Helsinki festival and see various dance, music, and theatre performances in August annually. A trip to Helsinki means architectural and historic marvels surround you. Up next, the cuisine, any country's cuisine, is the reflection of its culture. Finnish food is comforting and a delight to your appetite after a hectic day of exploring. Prepared with local spices, here are a few items you must try while traveling in Finland: smoked salmon, reindeer stew, bear meat, and Karelian pies. The country has endless opportunities waiting to be uncovered. The vibrant culture, natural environment, smiling Finns, delicious cuisine, and dream-like places await your visit! With perfectly sculpted scenes illuminated in magical lights, Finland is a land of fiction. The legendary Scandinavian region is a dream destination for every traveler. The name itself gives the rush to explore more!More +