A breathtaking country with dramatic scenery in the shape of mountains, national parks, and lakes, Finland is an ideal holiday destination for anyone keen on a peaceful escape at one with nature. Not just a country worth visiting for its natural assets, Finland’s capital of Helsinki is the perfect place for a Scandinavian city break – full of interesting architecture, great nightlife, and some first-class restaurants.
Your Finland holiday is one sure to be full of natural wonder, but the shape that beauty takes is completely dependent on which season you visit. Summer in Finland is relatively short, but it does reveal a gorgeous side to the country which is nothing short of sparkling. The tall forests are green, the lakes luminescent, and days can be filled with idyllic walks in warm climes. The pure Finnish air can be sampled through countless beer terraces and outdoor eateries – all of which are exceedingly popular with locals in the summer months.
In winter, the whole country has a uniquely different charm as a firm sheet of snow covers the pines and the dramatic lakes freeze over to create a veritable winter wonderland. The country’s mountains offer the perfect setting for skiing and snowboarding, while these winter months can also be great if you want to spot natural phenomena of the Northern Lights – a true wonder of the world.
Away from the beautiful natural scenery found throughout the country, Finland’s capital, Helsinki is the perfect place to visit for an unforgettable city break. The city is famous for its design and music scenes the world over and there are numerous spots to take it all in. For music, the newly opened Helsinki Music Centre is a testament to the city’s passion for music and offers a complete schedule of events all year round. The Design District is another must-see in the city, with lots of medieval facades now playing host to more modern properties inside. The bustling harbour area of Kauppatori is popular for its vibrant market square and offers many gastronomic delights – like wild blueberries or smoked fish. To learn the full extent of one of Europe’s youngest capital cities, go to the National Museum of Finland and learn about its rich history.
Finland, situated between Sweden and Russia, has an entirely different feel to its neighbours. Culturally, despite having been a part of the Russian Empire for many centuries, Finland has developed a fiercely independent spirit. Virtually any country or holiday destination can be described as unique, but in the case of Finland, the claim stands up to all scrutiny. Fleetway Travel’s Finland holidays represent a fantastic experience at great value. Our package holidays to Finland don’t compromise on quality, and with many holidays to Finland encompassing everything important in this majestic country. Give our consultants a call and we’ll take care of everything – leaving you free to focus on absorbing the endless beauty of these snowy lands.
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