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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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5-step retreat by Angry Birds

We all have problem pigs in our lives, nasty little things that make us angry, tired or stressed out. But no problem, here’s a perfect retreat. The Finnish winter calms down even the world’s angriest birds, so it will surely work for you too.

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Winter

Winter in Finland is cold and dark, but all the white snow makes it extremely beautiful. As snow envelopes the country into a magical place Finns have thought of plenty of activities to fill the time: from downhill or cross-country skiing to dogsled or skimobile safaris, from ice-skating or ice-fishing to downright crazy ice-swimming, the choice is endless – and fun!

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At the Top with the Snowmobile man

Take a look at the geographical shape of Finland and you’ll see why people call her “The Finnish Maiden”. At the tip of her thumb is the only part of the country where peaks rise 1,000 metres above sea level. Nestled in those peaks you will find a tiny village called Kilpisjärvi, home to roughly a hundred year-round residents.

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How to Dress Right and Enjoy the Winter

Yes, it gets cold in Finland in the winter. But that's no reason to stay indoors - just gear up right and make the most of the fresh white season.

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Mad about arctic winters

Lapland is the perfect place to rest and relax, and the further up north you go, the better you understand the uniqueness of Lapland.

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Cross-country – Skiing with Feeling

Cross-country skiing is somewhat of a national sport in Finland. It is extremely good for the body and mind, with beautiful winter scenery serving as an inspiring backdrop.

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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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On the Hunt for the Northern Lights

Finland is one of the best places on Earth to spot the Northern Lights - they appear on more than 200 nights a year in Finnish Lapland.

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Wintertime magic of Porvoo 5-step retreat by Angry Birds Winter At the Top with the Snowmobile man How to Dress Right and Enjoy the Winter Mad about arctic winters Cross-country – Skiing with Feeling A refreshing dip in icy water? On the Hunt for the Northern Lights