The magic snowy period from December through March is the best time to visit Finland. Snowmobiling, dog sledding, ice-fishing, and snowshoeing are there for you. And December is the time to meet Santa in his village!
Summer in Finland is warm and it's the right time for hiking, boating, and wild berry picking. Beer floating takes place in July. But it is also much more crowded with significantly higher prices. And remember that after the summer is over, from September through March, you have a reasonable chance to witness the Northern Lights.
Check out the amazing colorful aurora shimmering in the sky for a once in a lifetime experience
Experience one of the best night stays in a stunning glass igloo and enjoy the beauty of nature, especially the Northern Lights
By the end of Christmas season, thousands of Santa's helpers set off for the two-month long trip across the frozen plains
The most unusual "flowers" that "bloom" only in winter
When winter lasts for so long, people make it a bit more exciting with the help of imagination. Come and marvel at creations of spectacular ice art!
Whether you are a kid or an adult, Santa's warm and inviting hut is a perfect place to believe in wonders once again
Enjoy the magical Finnish winter in the place from a fairytale with snowy spruces
A deep dive under the ice in cold, dark waters is an absolutely thrilling experience and not for the faint of heart!
If you like snow and dogs and you are not afraid of frost, then this one is for you. Try out a one day or multi day adventure tour and enjoy traveling with some amazing huskies
Take a cruise through the endless frozen sea on the icebreaker and try a dip in the frigid waters
Have fun and get where you are going fast! Driving a snowmobile can take you on an unforgettable snow adventure
Extreme and exciting, this fast and fun winter outdoor activity welcomes everyone
For most people, it's quite hard to imagine a complete darkness for 24 hours a day. And then imagine that this period can last for several weeks, or even months
Try one of the most traditional dishes that can be found in every Finnish restaurant, every Thursday!
A fun and easy way to move around and explore Finland's wildlife and nature
Finland offers lots of various opportunities for skiers and borders with its amazing snowy scenery and neverending fun
Enjoy peaceful skiing among Finland's silent white scenery
Reach spectacular and untouched places and enjoy a winter fairytale during your snowshoeing walk
Enjoy an ice climbing season that lasts for a few months
If you are a fishing fan and want to try something new, come and enjoy ice fishing among Finland's vast peaceful scenery
Enjoy perfect snow and wind conditions for a great snowkiting getaway!
Love everything fresh and seasonal? This one's for you!
Hobby-horsing is a new young girls craze in Finland
How about a weekend in a company of 5,000 beer-drinking floaters?
This superfood is waiting for you in Finland. Some of the tastiest and most nutritious berries can be found here. Each has a specific spot and picking season so don't miss out!
Want to test your relationship? Couples from all over the world come to take part in this bizarre competition
If you like extreme heat, take part in an incredible festival for sauna lovers
A nude running event gathers nudists annually one week before Midsummer in the village of Vesijako
Enjoy the day when anyone can set up a restaurant
Come and see true Vikings: the way they lived, how they looked, or become a Viking yourself and take part in the battles and various competitions
One of the most unique and extravagant festivals to attend
This midsummer celebration in Nordic style has lots of traditions and secrets to be discovered
Check out the unique possibility to visit some of the best private saunas in the city absolutely free of charge!
This unique annual celebration showcases unique art to everyone. It's the perfect time to open the art inside of you as well!
Have you ever seen a flying squirrel? Consider yourself lucky if you manage to meet one in Estonian and Finnish forests
Feel the real jazz spirit at this world-class music festival!
A journey to the Moomins may bring lots of pleasant memories from childhood
Check out this celebration of multiculturalism, tolerance, and cooperation. This festival is full of various performances, arts, exhibitions, and debates
A great place to absorb authentic Northern Christmas vibes
What could beat winter dull better than the cheerful bustle of holiday fairs?
In addition to cliché countdowns and fireworks, Finland offers loads of outdoor fun for a New Year to remember
Rich in traditions, Finnish celebrations incorporate the visits of Easter witches, Passion plays, Easter fires, and seasonal treats
If you think you have seen everything, prepare to be surprised! The world has lots of unbelievable and curious things to discover like this weird balancing stone
This is a huge open air celebration of music of all kinds. Art installations and a unique list of performers draws crowds to enjoy the sounds of the Flow Festival!
Have you ever experienced a midnight swim and run? Come and take part in the annual swim and run competition!
Meet some of the rarest seals in the world—Saimaa ringed seal—at the largest lake in Finland
A fun way to find out more about your own body, nature, and health
Finland's huge number of channels, lakes, and long coastline with thousands of islands offer some of the best boating around!
Visit Finland's most unique international air show!
The great nature of Finland and its nothern location makes it home to lots of unique bird species
The largest and most famous celebration of winter sports in Kuopio
Come to Finland and try the best!
A traditional timber rafting competition in Finland
Taste something new from traditional Finnish cuisine
Finland's diverse and unique nature welcomes everyone to explore its beauty
Check out the beautiful nature and numerous waterways that welcome paddlers to enjoy long summer days in Finland
Come and enjoy this tasty and simple food that gives so much happiness to the locals
You can play dirty as much as you want during this unusual soccer championship
Finland's overflooded rivers in spring provide extreme speed and offer lots of rafting challenges