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Countryside magic in a Finnish winter cottage

To truly experience Finland, you have to get out of the city. That is why Finns head to their cottages both winter and summer, and so should you! The winter brings its own unique activities to cottage life such as skiing, ice-swimming, sledding - all in the beautiful background of a blanket of snow and ice as far as the eye can see.

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Snowsurfing Finnish Lapland

Snowsurfing is as much about spending time in Finnish Lapland’s winter wonderland, as it is about the thrill of sliding down hills.

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Daredevil winter sports in Finland

Finland is perhaps best known for the Aurora Borealis, but the country has a lot more to offer than this celestial light show, especially for sporting daredevils. With its frozen waters and deep snow, you need look no further than this beautiful country to fulfil your winter sports’ needs.

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Design District Helsinki

Interior design shops, fashion boutiques, jewellers, antique shops, galleries, museums, restaurants, hotels, design agencies - everything can be found in the Helsinki Design District.

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A refreshing dip in icy water?

It may be hard to believe but ice swimming is healthy! It is said to improve one's immune system, reduce stress and relieve inconveniences such as rheumatism.

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Doze off under the Northern Lights

In Finland, nature’s most spectacular light show, the Aurora Borealis, can be viewed in a range of purpose-built spaces from glass igloos to luxury suites.

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Finnish Culture

Contrast is the main ingredient in Finnish cultural life, probably because everything looks and sounds different from our northern perspective. This may explain heavy metal music played on cellos and films almost completely without dialogue.

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Fascinating Turku

In the summer the city overflows with events and festivals: tango, middle age, music, theatre, art, design and much more.

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Helsinki – a bit Eastern, a bit Western

Capital rhythm is laid back yet at the same time refreshingly active.

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