VisitFinland.com

Welcome to

The Official
Travel Guide of Finland

Ice Fishing – Traditional Finnish Experience

Want to enjoy the Finnish wintertime? Put some skates on, glide to our island, and enjoy the beautiful landscape as you sit by a hole in the ice and wait for the fish to come. Our guide will explain how you'll get the biggest fish of all times. Our Winter Café will also provide you with a hot chocolate to keep you warm. Total duration circa 4 hours.

Hot Air Balloon Flight in Tampere

Enjoy breath-taking views and the beauty of Finnish nature from a unique perspective. You can book your spot on a hot air balloon and see the city of Tampere from the sky. Or you can have a private flight specially for you: a romantic flight for two or beautiful views for a group of 4–7 people.

Rental Equipment for Summer Sports

The RukaStore Rental Shop is located in the heart of the Ruka village. The following equipment is available for summer sports: • Mountain bikes • Fatbikes • Walking poles • Hiking or baby carrier backpacks • Disc golf equipment Welcome to the RukaStore Rental Shop!

Treetop Adventure at Flowpark Ahvenisto

Flowpark Ahvenisto in Hämeenlinna is an ecological adventure park built in the treetops. There are more than 200 meters of zip lines, some of which are built between two ridges. Our visitors can push themselves to the limit and test their courage in a safe environment. We promise a true adventure with fantastic lake sceneries and diverse Finnish nature. The adventure park is suitable for people of all ages and the adventure tracks have different degrees of difficulty to challenge everyone!

Sport & Sauna

We’ll introduce you to Finnish sports and then the Sauna, where you get to wind down. A perfect combination to enhance health and balance in the midst of a hectic modern lifestyle. We’ll hit the city by Nordic walking and take on the main sites of Southern Helsinki, all while breaking a little sweat. You'll have a chance to try exotic local sports such as wife-carrying and “merimiespaini”. The tour ends in a sauna by the sea where you can feel your weary muscles relax in the heat. Bring a swimsuit for a dip in the sea!

Magical Day of Ice with Icebreaker Sampo, SnowCastle and More

The formidable Sampo, an icebreaker formerly deployed by the Finnish government, now in use for a unique cruise experience on the Bothnian Gulf. Experience the open Arctic waters, where steel and ice meet the sea. The drive out to Kemi from your hotel will take between 90 minutes and 2 hours, and you’ll board the Sampo at the Kemi Ajos Harbour. You will be guided as the ship cruises down onto the Bothnian Gulf and you will have a chance to float in the water using a floatation rescue suit. A lunch of salmon- or reindeer soup is also included.

Experience Lapland on a Private Jet, Helicopter or Husky Safari

Would you like to go on a husky sledge ride, a reindeer safari or a snowmobile tour? We can take care of your travel arrangements to Lapland and even arrange an encounter with the indigenous Samí people. You can go heli-skiing or use a snowmobile to reach the best locations for skiing during your time in Finland. Sleep outside or in a warm glass igloo and watch the stars and Northern Lights – or enjoy the comfort of your private chalet. We can organize any and all activities!

Adventure Park Ticket

Laajis has one of the biggest adventure parks in the nordic countries. The area has more than 1km of climbing courses in the forest and +1km climbing on the poles in the open ground with long zip lines and challenging elements. Be sure to check out our superb bikepark and frisbeegolf opportunities also.

Escape Room

The Krapi Barn hosts an art gallery maintained by a mysterious art supporter. You and your friends have 60 minutes to discover the most closely-guarded secrets of the Lake Tuusula area. The game is suitable for anyone who wants to play and solve puzzles together. 2 to 6 people can play at the same time. Duration of the game: 1 hour 15 minutes, including 15 min start & 1 hour play time The yard is also home to Hotel Krapi, Restaurant Krapihovi, summer restaurant Mankeli, our large Beer Garden, and a smoke sauna by the lake – tailor your stay and make it truly memorable!

Hot Air Balloon Flight in Helsinki

Enjoy breathtaking views and the beauty of Finnish nature from an unique perspective. You can book a place on a hot air balloon and come to see the surroundings of Helsinki from the sky. Or you can have a private flight specially for your group, a romantic flight for two or beautiful views for a group of 4-7 people.

Helsinki - Urban and Nature

A 3 hour walking tour in Helsinki including the following sights: the Senate Square, Esplanade, University Library, Railway Station and Music Center. Including also approximately a one hour walk on a nature track by the sea and forest. There's also a possibility to explore the Finnish sauna culture as well, if interested.

Flowpark

Flowpark is an ecological adventure park, where you can put your wits and fitness to the test. Our adventure courses have been built with live trees, doing no harm to the flora. You can negotiate various obstacles in the treetops, at heights of up to 20 metres. The tasks are high-rope courses that feature swinging bridges, zip wires, swings, and lianas. Flowpark is designed for everyone older than six who have an adventurous streak, and it is guaranteed to offer fun challenges to newbies and old hands alike!

Cooking on Open Fire

Cooking on the open fire is always a nice experience. Together we will prepare a 3-course Lappish dinner with local ingredients. You have a chance to hear memorable stories while the food is cooking. Once everything is ready, we will enjoy a tasty dinner and take in the incomparable atmosphere.

Espoo Recreational Islands

The recreational islands in Espoo offer a perfect setting for relaxation and recreation. A scheduled boat service takes you swiftly to and from the islands in the archipelago. In just one day you have time to visit a couple of these attractive little islands. Enjoy a nice picnic with your friend on one of the islands or spend a night camping under the summer sky. In total there are 11 recreational islands in Espoo and four of them are accessible through scheduled boat service which is running from June until end of August. The biggest and most popular island is called Iso Vasikkasaari.

Lapland Magic & Ice Breaker

This Lapland Collection package includes iconic Lapland highlights: an evening safari by snowmobiles to see the magnificent natural phenomenon - Aurora Borealis, a visit to Santa Claus and an excursion to the Sampo Ice Breaker with a swim "on the rocks" and a lunch in the Kemi Snow Castle. This offer includes all from flights and accommodation in Lapland!

Nature Trails and Outdoor Activities

Our nature trails, which wind their ways through quiet forests and past crystal clear lakes, attract hikers and walkers throughout the year. In autumn you can pick mushrooms and berries in the forest, and in spring witness nature coming back to life in all its colourful glory. At Vierumäki, magnificent ridges and coniferous woods provide a varied setting for many types of sports and activities, such as riding, dogsledding safaris, forest yoga and mountain biking.

Horse Rides with Sleigh and Carts

A traditional ride to a lean-to in the forest is one activity favoured by many. The gentle sounds of the sleigh, warm felt blankets, and the gentle voice of your guide will introduce you to the legends of an old and the almost forgotten way of life. Enjoy the gentle journey through the picturesque landscapes of frozen Pirkanmaa and sample delicious snacks with coffee brewed on the open fire.

Cosy Finnish Mölkky Evening

Mölkky is a Finnish game played with throwing pins. It is easy and suitable for all ages and fitness levels. During the Mölkky Evening you will learn to play the game with your local hosts. You are invited to their home to have a snack and beverages during the game evening. Most homes can host 1–4 guests, some up to ten. Bigger groups are divided to several locations. Mölkky is an outside game and can be replaced by indoors activity if the weather is poor. No special clothing is needed; comfort is key.

Photography Experience

With the help of a guide, we learn how to take pictures in the mystic dark wilderness. Bring your own camera and we will teach you how to capture the amazing Auroras among other things. Tripods available for rent. Remember to wear warm clothing! Duration about 2 hours.