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Travellers want meaningful, profound experiences – and Finland is a wonderful place to find them. In this land of a thousand lakes, access to green space is available to all, and nature is never far away – even in major cities. And with our reputation as the epicenter of sauna, the hometown of Santa and one of the world’s safest, most sustainably-minded destinations, Finland has plenty to offer the mindful traveller.
Finland is a popular place to discover winter traveling. We are excited to share information about new and returning flight connections from European destinations to this wonderland of snow and ice.
Destination of Savonlinna has been awarded with Sustainable Travel Finland (STF) label.
What makes D.O. Saimaa truly authentic and trusted label for travelers?
Click here to discover Finnish Michelin restaurants of 2023
Helsinki Airport, managed and developed by Finavia, has been honored with the prestigious title of Best European Airport of 2023 in its size category by the Airports Council International (ACI).
Read a story of two students who have been doing their tourism internship in Tampere, Finland
Access new and interesting travel products from across Finland that will help you plan and promote the coming season.
Finland is the prime summer location for spending sustainable holidays – whether foraging carbon dioxide-free food, island hopping on a canoe, building bug hotels, or seamless travel with public transportation to nature.
Lapland offers a variety of dishes that reflect its rich cultural heritage, pristine nature, and the influence of the indigenous Sámi culture. Experience the once-in-a-lifetime culinary adventure in the last wilderness of Europe!
For visitors, Finland offers a rare combination of vibrant urban culture, the serenity of the natural world, and of course, many saunas for all - Finland is one of the most LGBTQIA+ friendly countries in the world.
Finland has been named the happiest country in the world by the annual United Nations World Happiness Report.
Whether you prefer natural wellness, outdoor activities such as hiking and swimming, or music festivals, Lapland has it all.
As the practice of taking an icy dip booms in Finland – one of the birthplaces of winter swimming, younger generations are embracing the activity for its dynamic range of health benefits. Elina Mäkinen, Finland’s best-known professional winter swimmer and international TikTok sensation, shares her favorite winter swimming spots – suitable also for beginners – in the world’s happiest country.
From playing air guitar to sauna-heating and wife-carrying competitions, here’s our list of unconventional events celebrating Finland that will take you to new places and experiences – and put a smile on your face in the World’s Happiest Country.
Spark joy the Nordic way by spending time in nature from forests to fells, enjoying a good steam in the sauna, that quintessential Finnish steam bath, and soaking up the endless sports and cultural offerings from live music to visual art, biking and skiing.
Award-winning culinary experiences bring together pure, natural ingredients from forest to field, sea to lake in unforgettable Finnish settings from the city to the wilds.
As leaf peeping travel grows in popularity around the world, Visit Finland’s new autumn foliage live map lets travellers know what the up-to-date situation is regarding leaf peeping opportunities.
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