Why I love Finland
“My first impression of Finland was a winter one, when snow-hushed forests and Christmastime conviviality made an instant impact. You must come back in summer, everyone said, so I did, for midnight daytime saunas by impossibly picturesque lakes and melt-in-the-mouth fresh berries and potatoes. Fresh air, the Lapland wilderness, the hiking, the wildlife: it's a natural wonderland within an impressively technological...” Read More
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Discover Helsinki independently with the Helsinki Card. The card is a handy, economical way to make the most of your visit in Helsinki. It is a transport ticket and entrance ticket all in one and has a number of great value reductions and bonuses attached. Don't leave home without one!The Helsinki Card comes with a complete guidebook of all the included attractions and excellent maps of the city. With you free travel on public transport (trams, metro, buses, train, boats to the islands) as well as free entrance to all major sights and museums, the Helsinki card is a great way to explore the city. You will be well equipped to get the most out of your stay in the city. The Helsinki Card also offers great value discounts such as 30% discount on the Finnair airport bus, discounts on tours out of town, tours to Tallinn, restaurants, concerts, sports, sauna, rentals and much more. You can choose a 24-, 48- or 72-hour Helsinki Card or Helsinki Card Region which also includes free travel on public transport in whole metropolitan area and rail link between Helsinki city center and Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. SAVE MONEY WITH THE HELSINKI CARD OFFERING: FREE Audio City Tour in 12 languages which operates daily Unlimited free travel on public transport in Helsinki Free entrance to major sights and up to 50 museums Free travel and discounted entry to Korkeasaari Zoo Island Free travel and entrances to Suomenlinna Fortress Discount on the Finnair airport bus Helsinki Card guide book, including a map and extensive information which is published in English, German, Swedish, Russian and Finnish.
3-Day Visa-Free Cruise to Saint Petersburg from Helsinki
Visit St. Petersburg, Russia on this Visa-free tour from Helsinki. Join this 3-day (2-night) trip to historical St. Petersburg, the cultural capital of Russia. Sail from Helsinki, which will take one night. Stay inside a cabin that can accommodate up to 4 people. Arrive in St. Petersburg, where you are free to explore the city at your own pace. Enjoy the convenience of a shuttle bus, ticket is included.
Decades after the fall of communism, the Baltic countries of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia remain a mystery to most travellers. We’re not complaining, though; more mystery means fewer crowds and an easier time getting to know these fantastic countries. Beginning in charming cobblestoned Vilnius and ending in beautiful Helsinki, this 2-week trip gets to the very heart of the region. Get an up-close glimpse of Riga’s castles and art district, experience rural life in Estonia, and venture into the fortresses and medieval architecture of Tallinn before crossing to Finland by ferry. Make the Baltics your special travel secret.
4-Day Private Winter Husky Tour for Two in Kuhmo
Private husky tour for you two only! Enjoy the Finnish Taiga Winter together - just the two of you, your guides and the lovely huskies. This tour takes you through the beautiful Taiga wilderness with only the sounds of the dogs breathing and their paws hitting the snow. First and the last night are spent at wilderness hotel where you can treat yourselves with massage and other wellness treatments. In between you spend time at a small husky farm situated on the lakeshore with no close neighbours. There is running water, indoor toilet, electricity, and a lovely wood-heated sauna for evening relaxation. You are the only guests, share a room with a fireplace and a view to the lake. Hosts will cook you dinners using local ingredients and share their home and lifestyle with you during the stay. Most importantly, you get to bond with 25 friendly dogs.
8-Day Small-Group Summer Activity Tour in the Wilderness of Northeast Finland
This 8-day all inclusive summer activity tour is designed for those who wish to do things the local way, enjoy and connect with the nature and the Northern wilderness and get to participate in the most enjoyable and recreating outdoor activities such as hiking, canoeing, fishing and camping in the forest. Most of the nights will be spent in authentic, off-grid cabins situated only one kilometer away from the Russian border. Here you will get to feed the reindeer, go in the wood-heated sauna and simply be exposed to the stillness of this remote wilderness. Tasting the wild edibles found in the surrounding forests and being accompanied by a local guide are important aspects on this tour.
7-Day Small-Group Winter Activity Tour in the Wilderness of Northeast Finland
This 7-day all-inclusive tour is an ideal break for those who wish to experience the northern winter, get to know the culture, possibly witness the dance of the Northern Lights and be active surrounded by the winter wonderland. Your accommodation, the Wilderness Lodge and the reindeer that you will be looking after as part of the tour provide an authentic Finnish setting for you to discover a way of life and spend an active, yet leisured holiday in the backwoods of Finland.