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Finessing Your Finnish Adventure: Our Top Ten Activities

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15-Nov-2023 Lou Fox

Finessing Your  Finnish Adventure: Our Top Ten Activities

A Nordic nation of happiness and adventure

Amongst an enchanted landscape of frozen lakes and snowy trees is a world of endless possibilities. As the newest addition to our ever-growing portfolio of luxury escapes, Finland holds the promise of breathtaking scenes and bucket-list adventures. Welcome to your ultimate winter destination.

1 | Experience the Aurora Borealis

Head out with experienced local guides and hunt for the natural green-blue lights as they dance in the sky, or be woken by an alarm to watch the mesmerising sky from the comfort of a glass-domed cabin.
Aurora Borealis and hut
Aurora Borealis and hut

2 | Meet the Furry Locals

Husky Sledding
Husky Sledding
Experience the winter wilderness of Lapland with the help of the region's friendly animals. Get a taste of the local culture with a reindeer farm visit or enjoy a ride through the snow-covered landscapes on a husky safari.

3 | Explore Remote Scenery on a Snowmobile

Zoom through the forests and over the frozen lakes of Finland's more remote and untouched areas on a thrilling snowmobile adventure, and experience the exhilaration of this winter playground.
Snowmobile
Snowmobile

4 | Meet Jolly Old Saint Nick

Father Christmas!
Father Christmas!
Whether visiting the iconic Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi or arranging an exclusive experience where you're welcomed by elves and hot cocoa, a day with Father Christmas should not be missed!

5 | Uncover the Heritage of the Sámi

Learn about the rich and resilient S√°mi culture with a visit to the Siida Museum in Inari, boasting a unique collection of over 10,000 artefacts: a unique and fascinating glimpse into the Arctic.
Reindeer
Reindeer

6 | Become One with Nature

Stunning scenery
With its vast forests, clear lakes and stunning scenery, there are endless opportunities to get out and enjoy the great outdoors here. Whether cross-country skiing, snowshoeing or ice fishing, Finland is a great place to be at one with nature.

7 | Escape the Finnish Chills at a Traditional Sauna

Discover Finland's hottest tradition and don't miss out on a chance to cleanse your body and mind after a day in the snow. Some hotels even offer your own private sauna for de-stressing!
Arctic Glasshouse Sauna
Arctic Glasshouse Sauna

8 | Discover Polar Nights and Midnight Sun

Snowmobiles
Snowmobiles
Time works differently in Finland. Summer nights are almost as light as day and winter days become as dark as night. Discover for yourself the mysterious lights on glittering snowdrifts or try and snap some pictures of the midnight sun.

9 | Enjoy a Finnish Feast

From local delicacies like Karelian pies and Poronkäristys to Michelin-starred menus from iconic chefs, Finland boasts some unmissable gastronomy. Head to a local eatery and try something new!
Dining
Dining

10 | Find the Magic of Helsinki

Helsinki
Helsinki
Discover the diversity of this alluring country with a city break to its vibrant capital. Visit bustling Christmas markets, explore the wealth of museums or learn about the heritage of the city at one of the many nearby historical sites like the Senate Square and Uspenski Cathedral.
Are you looking for more travel inspiration? Filled with first-hand travel tales, expert destination guides and more, our luxury online travel blog can help.
Lou   Fox

Lou Fox

Content Executive

Ready with a guidebook and my camera, I've been lucky enough to travel all over the world. From learning to dive in Egypt to traversing the theatres and museums in NYC, I'm passionate about exploring the planet and writing about what the world has to offer.

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