Finland

A selection of top sights in Finland:

Central Helsinki, the Daughter of the Baltic, on a warm and sunny summer day

The Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, 15-minute ferry trip from Downtown Helsinki. A Unesco World Heritage Site.

The historical sites of Turku and the vast archipelago around it, best viewed from the deck of a giant car ferry.

Pottering around the picturesque wooden houses of Porvoo, Finland's second-oldest town

Renting a car and exploring the Lake Land of Eastern Finland, an area dotted with around 60 000 lakes with a similar number of islands, which in turn have their own lakes...

Olavinlinna Castle
in Savonlinna, Finland's most atmospheric castle, especially during the yearly Opera Festival
Hämeenlinna Castle
in Hämeenlinna is Finland's oldest castle. Built in 13th century.

Relaxing at a sauna-equipped cottage in the lake country of Eastern Finland

Icebreaker cruising
and the world's biggest snow castle in Kemi

Seeing the Northern Lights and trying your hand sledding down a mile-long track at Saariselkä

A ride on the historical "Linnanmäki" wooden roller coaster Helsinki. Unlike modern designs, only gravity keeps it on the track, and it requires a driver on each train to operate the brakes.