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21 reasons to love Finland

There are many reasons to fall in love with Finland and the Finns. In fact, it would be impossible to list them all. So, we decided to just make a random list of some interesting and fun facts, hope you enjoy it!

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Lively Oulu

Lively Oulu is a gateway to urban culture as well as the unique nature of the North. The city is located on the shores of the Bay of Bothnia - where modern business and technology meet Northern peace and exoticism.

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Wintertime magic of Porvoo

Old Porvoo is one of Finland’s most idyllic districts. The cobbled streets are lined with old, doll-house-like houses and on top of the hill a white stone church looks over the river valley. Wonderful in the summer, magical during wintertime. Only one hour East of Helsinki.

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Celebrating with a Finnish Twist

Whether it is Easter, Midsummer or the 1st of May Finns always put a special touch to their national holidays. You're welcome to celebrate with us!

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Ice Fishing - Finnish Meditation

Ice-fishing is a much-loved winter activity in Finland. The beauty of it lies in its simplicity - a session of ice-fishing could almost be counted as a sort of meditation.

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Step into the Finnish countryside

In a country where people move en masse to the countryside in the summer and where forest coverage is 75%, it's no wonder ecological tourism has taken off so rapidly and steadily. Old farms are opening their doors to visitors from all over the world!

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The Legendary Gold Fields of Lapland

Finnish Lapland is the land of myths, legends and dreams. Many are centered on Lapland’s gold fields and the world’s purest gold - the one found in and around the Lemmenjoki and Ivalojoki rivers.

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A peek into Sibelius' Finland

Jean Sibelius is the most respected and best known Finnish composer of all time. The year 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of his birth and is celebrated around the country.

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Say it in Finnish

Finnish is notorious for being a difficult language. We say: start collecting a vocabulary and learn some basics - the rest will follow!

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