Finland Travel Guide

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Finland Highlights

  • Pro
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    sinoda says…

     NATURE 

  • Con
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    SanguiniA says…

     Transport is very expensive - like everything else in Finland! 

  • In a nutshell
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    Gili_S says…

     The best country if the world, for me :) 

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Helsinki

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3705,7550,87

Tampere

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608,1132,30

Rovaniemi

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361,743,25

Turku

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492,1046,22

Oulu

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214,387,10

Kuopio

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136,244,8

Porvoo

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244,543,4

Espoo

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107,219,14

Jyväskylä

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51,53,9

Ivalo

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41,82,3

Kotka

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39,48,3

Lappeenranta

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44,92,10

Vasa

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47,108,3

Vantaa

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46,107,7

Joensuu

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31,48,0

Lahti

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146,384,3

Hämeenlinna

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37,81,2

Rauma

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95,222,6

Pori

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44,65,10

Kouvola

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30,85,4

Kajaani

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44,151,5

Tammisaari

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32,98,0

Åland

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74,127,0

Inari

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34,69,4

Kerava

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45,99,0

Joensuu

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24,55,9

Sipoo

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15,43,0

Seinäjoki

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17,24,0

Savonlinna

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50,160,5

Mariehamn

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33,91,4

Vuokatti

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42,71,3

Muonio

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13,20,6

Mikkeli

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25,105,6

Imatra

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21,56,4

Kilpisjärvi

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18,34,0

Tuusula

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24,65,1

Naantali

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42,97,3

Lahti

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16,19,3

Kemi

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8,57,7

Iisalmi

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16,32,2

Hailuoto

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8,51,0

Kalajoki

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13,79,2

Korsholm

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11,52,0

Hanko

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7,24,0

Sirkka

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13,19,11

Nuuksio

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11,43,0

Nokia

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45,128,2

Lahti

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47,57,3

Kittilä

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17,28,1

Tornio

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12,19,1

Helsinki

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Tampere

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Rovaniemi

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Turku

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  • Aura river

    Turku Things to Do

    Aura River (aurajoki ) is a 70km long river that departs from Oripaa and flows into the archipelago through Turku. It actually splits Turku in two, even the old original town of Turku was founded on the east side of the river which still houses the cathedral and the university along with the Old Great Square while on the west side you can see the...

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  • Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel Turku

    Turku Hotels

    We had never stayed in Radison hotels before, because they are allways more expensive than any other...

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  • Aboa Vetus and Ars Nova

    Turku Things to Do

    Centraly located, on the banks of river Aura this is probably one of the most famous museums in Turku, actually with one ticket you have access to two different museums.Aboa Vetus is the museum of history of Turku focusing on some underground ancient remains of the area and takes you through the history of Turku which was the first capital in...

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Oulu

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Kuopio

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  • Sunbathing and ice hole swimming

    Kuopio Sports & Outdoors

    I wrote this to extreme category, probably it's heavy for you, but definitely worth of trying. I give you a quarantine, if you follow my rules, rest of your evening is the most relaxed and cool you ever have experienced.Rules:- spend 5-10 minutes in hot sauna- just walk to the lake for 10-15 secs (don't jump, just use ladders)- back to sauna for...

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  • Hotel Atlas

    Kuopio Hotels

    Haapaniemenkatu 22, Kuopio, 70110, Finland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Cathedral of Kuopio - Tuomiokirkko

    Kuopio Things to Do

    The church is located in Vahtivuori (Guard Mountain) like a watchman guarding people and flow of times. The construction took over ten years for the sake of Finnish War (1808-1809) in which Finland was forced to join to the Russian Empire (Treaty of Fredrikshamn - Haminan rauha, was the peace treaty between Sweden and Russia).The church was...

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Porvoo

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  • Gossip Mirror

    Porvoo Local Customs

    Gossiping seems to be quite popular in Porvoo. In the Old Town of Porvoo you still find some houses with gossip mirrors, which were quite common in old times. A gossip mirror consists of two mirrors and is fixed to the wooden window frame. It enables people in the house to see what happens outside in the street in both directions.

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  • Hotel Porvoon Mitta

    Porvoo Hotels

    Few rooms with sauna, absolutely must choice. Excellent breakfast at patio, excellent service and...

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  • Old Town

    Porvoo Things to Do

    The best attraction of Porvoo is not the cathedral or some of the museums but the Old Town(Vanha Porvoo) itself. We were there on a day with not many tourists around and loved it. We walked through the cobble stone streets admiring the pastel colors of the buildings. Old Town spreads on a hill that rises above the Porvoo river on north side of the...

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Espoo

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  • Bodom Lake

    Espoo Things to Do

    Bodom Lake(Bodominjärvi) is a lake on north suburbs of Espoo, a friend from Helsinki took us there with his car, it was probably the best part of our trip in Finland. We went there for fishing, it was so relaxing looking at the beautiful landscape, having fun and of course eating the fishes afterwards right there next to the lake. It’s an ideal...

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  • Hotelli Hanasaari - Hanaholmen

    Espoo Hotels

    Hanasaarenranta 5, Espoo, Southern Finland, 02100, Finland

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Tapiola

    Espoo Things to Do

    Although this is a page of Espoo what we actually visited was the district of Tapiola (and next day the Bodom lake), a town that was created in 1953 to serve the needs of urbanization that was growing fast through an architectural experiment, it was actually one of the first post war projects about new town: it was designed as a garden city trying...

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Jyväskylä

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  • Tex mex and slow service..

    Jyväskylä Restaurants

    We love the Gringos Locos of Tampere, so we went there in here also. We were in little bit hurry, but it took 1h and 10min since the main dish arrived!! The service is REALLY slow (Sadly I´ve heard from my friends it is allways the same), but the food was good. But the portions were smaller than in Tampere. My steak was quite small. Luckily we took...

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  • Scandic Hotel

    Jyväskylä Hotels

    As usual also here I did stay at the Scandic hotel networks. Nice rooms, good locations, free to use...

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  • Children theme park Peukkula

    Jyväskylä Things to Do

    Most of my friends do have children, and tehy love to visit "Peukkula" (have no idea, why it is called as a "thumb land"??)There is playing theme areas outside, but also inside. There is places like "princess home", "cottage of an elf" etc.. See the fairytail houses in here:http://www.peukkula.fi/satukyla_kesalla/Only some of the pages are in...

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Ivalo

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Kotka

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  • The Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge

    Kotka Things to Do

    The fishing lodge, built in 1889 on request by Russian Emperor and Grand Duke Alexander III, has been kept intact. It tells about the life of the imperial family at the end of the 19th century. The Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge is open 1.5.-31.8. daily 10am-7pm and Sept-Oct Sat-Sun 10am-7pm.

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  • Sokos Seurahuone Hotel

    Kotka Hotels

    Keskuskatu 21, Kotka, 48100, FI

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Hitchhiking

    Kotka Transportation

    Hitchhiking it is not very common in Finland, but apparently it is possible, especially if you are young and beautiful LOLThis lovely girl was joining us for the road back from Kotka to Helsinki.

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Lappeenranta

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Vasa

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  • St Maria Church in Old Vaasa

    Vasa Things to Do

    Vasa was destroyed in a fire in 1852, after which it was decided to move the city to a new location on the coast. Sankta Maria Church in Old Vaasa burned to the ground in 1852. Court of Appeal building escaped the fire and was rebuilt into a church in the Old Vaasa. The only stone house, which was spared from the fire in the fire in 1852, is the...

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  • Hotel Astor

    Vasa Hotels

    Asemakatu 4, Vasa, 65100, fi

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • The thing to do

    Vasa Nightlife

    Actually it has been so long since I was here, that even the name has changed. I belive it was Waskia (I prefer Finnish names at Finnish restaurants, so it was better!), but it is a place where most people take tourists for a drink at least. Why? Because of the terrace at the roof of the big biulding! Same building as Rewell centre shopping...

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Vantaa

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  • Well Hidden First Rate Airport...

    Vantaa Restaurants

    This is the only restaurant with servers and full course menu I could find in terminal 1. All others are mostly self-service cafes with sandwiches and salads. Good food for reasonable prices (don't forget, you are in an airport), fast service, and clean environment. To find the main eating area, you have to go through the self-service area, down...

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  • Sokos Hotel Flamingo

    Vantaa Hotels

    Tasetie 8, Vantaa, 01510, Finland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Basketball for spectators

    Vantaa Sports & Outdoors

    Finnish championship league basketball.Local basketball team Pussihukat plays their homegames in Myyrmäki.New home arena opened 06.01.2007Game schedule on web site.Ticket ~10 euros. Spectator sport

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Joensuu

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  • sauna & ice swimming

    Joensuu Things to Do

    When you are in Joensuu, you certainly have to go ice swimming. It sounds really cold, but it is very nice to do. Afterwards, you can warm up again in the sauna and when you have again too warm, you just jump again in the lake.Real Finnish people jump furst in the lake and take a sauna after it.It costs only 5€ for a whole day. You will also meet...

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  • Shopping Mall in the heart of Joensuu

    Joensuu Shopping

    At the moment Iso Myy offers this range of stores and services:• Aleksi 13• Arnolds• Bettiina Textile• Buffa• Change of Scandinavia• Dix.fi• Door 17• Elisa• Fysiokeskus ITE• Glitter• Hairlekiini• HairStore Megasalon• H&B Home• H&M• Isännöintitoimisto Pusa Oy• Jack & Jones• JC• Joensuun Kalastustaito• Joensuun Röntgen• Kahvila-ravintola Cafe...

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  • Arts & Crafts

    Joensuu Shopping

    This is a new place twhere you can find local arts and crafts in Joensuu. There are unique little shops and also a cute little café.Opening hours:Mon-Fri 10-17Sat 10-14

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