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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.
Discover the three winners of the Hungry for Finland 2023 Competition selected in December 2023 and delve into their unique stories.
Antlers up, Visit Finland has partnered up with Vesku the reindeer, to showcase the wilderness and unique phenomena of Lapland summer. Follow Vesku on Instagram.
Resort that helps the otters, 100-year old boat at the reception and special program for guests with physical disabilities.
Learn how three Finnish accommodation & activity providers have taken sustainability into their everyday actions
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.
Access new and interesting travel products from across Finland that will help you plan and promote the coming season.
Embrace the excitement of 2024 in Finland. Discover nine must-visit places to add to your bucket list and embark on a memorable journey.
Explore the magic of Finnish Lakeland in winter. Thousands of lakes, saunas, and snowy landscapes await sustainable adventures.
There are many ways to spend sustainable holidays in the happiest country in the world, but one favoured by many includes some serious doses of adrenaline.
In September, the world's happiest nation, Finland, launches a digital education on the subject of happiness.
As autumn approaches, Finland’s forests and woodlands erupt in a stunning display of fiery colours during ruska – a natural phenomenon originating from Inari Sámi word, ´ruške´, and North Sámi word ´ruški´.
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.
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