From the vibrant art-filled cities of Helsinki and Turku to the depths of the boreal forests and the thinly-inhabited outer archipelago, Finland remains one of the relatively unknown corners of Europe. While the cities and towns offer many unique cultural and historical attractions, the natural surroundings serve as a playground for both winter and summer activities.
Finland is known to have 60000 lakes in its borders. This makes it the country with the most lakes anywhere in the world. Helsinki is the main point of entry for most visitors to Finland. This is where sightseers will find the country's finest museums, art galleries, restaurants, and shopping. It's easy to spend a week exploring the city and enjoying the cultural attractions. The culture and history of Finland can be seen on every way, with old houses and timber buildings, reveals an in depth historical perspective on Finland.
The extremely low-level of crime makes Finland an ideal place for solo travellers, families and elderly travellers who might feel more vulnerable than others in cities that are known to have their fair share of crime. Helsinki, the capital city, has been named the second safest city in the world.
In the summertime, the sun can be in the sky for a twenty-four hour period. This is a unique natural phenomenon that should be experienced at least once in your life. The Best place to spot the Northern Lights. The Aurora Borealis – as they are also called – can appear more than 200 nights a year. That’s pretty much every winter night.