Helsinki, the modern and cosmopolitan capital of Finland situated on the Baltic Sea, is a city with over half a million residents. Helsinki offers lots to see, do, and experience year-round. Discover the maritime appeal, unique design and architecture attractions, exciting food culture, great shopping opportunities, and over 3,000 lively events held each year. Feel the cultural influences from both the East and West, meet the friendly locals, and enjoy the slow rhythm of urban Helsinki.
FinlandFinland is, quite simply, a fascinating destination, boasting pristine forest and lake country, fascinating rocky archipelago landscapes, world-class design, one of the most innovative and sophisticated food scenes in Europe, and a privileged position for those wishing to gape in awe at the Northern Lights (visible sometimes up to 200 nights per year in northern Lapland). Also known for its regular quirky events, such as the air guitar, phone-throwing and wife-carrying world championships, as well as Sauna Day (celebrated twice yearly), you never quite know what to expect in the land of a thousand lakes.
Six thousand and five hundred islands in the middle of the Baltic Sea. A unique destination, an island string of pearls stretching between the big cities, an archipelago between Stockholm and Turku, within easy reach from Helsinki and Tallinn. On the Åland Islands, the sea is never far away. They boast 17,000 km of shoreline, a pleasant maritime climate, and the highest number of sunshine hours in Scandinavia. Experience the charm of this island country, the red granite cliffs, nature, and tranquillity.
Often referred to as the "Manchester of Finland", Tampere is a captivating blend of industrial heritage, charming wooden houses, delectable homemade cuisine, and cultural landmarks that echo its not-so-distant past. Immerse yourself in the local culture and unwind in the city's abundant saunas — the largest number in all of Finland.