Travel to Finland

Our destination guide aims to give you all the information you need to have an amazing experience in this amazing country. Find affordable travel and backpacking ideas with advice for amazing things to do and how you can be more than just your average traveller. You can also get recommendations for budget travel tips, where to stay and advice how to stay safe.

Get inspired to visit Finland today!

  • Capital: Helsinki
  • Currency: Euro (€)
  • Country Size: 337,030km²
  • Population: 5,427,000 (2012 est.)
  • Language: Finnish + Swedish (official)


Top Reasons to Visit Finland

  • See spectaular nature
  • Experience the friendly and welcoming culture
  • Get close to exotic wildlife
  • Lots of different towns and cities thoughout the country to explore


Best Places to Visit Finland

Finland might look small on a map but there are lots of places you should add to your itinerary. Here are some of the top tourist sights and highlights of the country:

  • Aland
  • Hameenlinna
  • Helsinki
  • Jyväskylä
  • Lappeenranta
  • Lake Saimaa and Savonlinna
  • Lemmenjoki National Park
  • Mariehamn
  • Oulu
  • Porvoo
  • Rovaniemi
  • Salla
  • Savonlinna
  • Tampere
  • Turku
  • Vaasa

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