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Finland´s location in the crossroads of west and east provides a great opportunity for travellers to experience Finland en route to Europe. Our StopOver provides passengers time to explore Finland from 5 hours to 5 days.

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24 hours in Helsinki

24 hours in Helsinki is just enough to get into the mood of this easygoing capital that you might not want to leave.

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48 hours in Finland

Have 48 hours in Finland? Get ready for a cool capital, creative coastal towns and nature adventures of a lifetime.

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72 hours in Finland

Finland in 72 hours - Cross the Arctic Circle, cuddle in a lakeside cottage or visit a lighthouse at the sea.

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Autumn and Spring – the Best Aurora Seasons

Even though many people associate the aurora with cold and snowy winter scenery, the most active seasons are actually autumn and spring when the earth’s orientation towards the sun maximises the probability of solar flares interacting with the planet’s magnetic field to generate this phenomenon.

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Long Live the Moomins!

Moomin is probably the most known and adored Finnish icon, if not before, then right after Santa Claus.

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Helsinki for Design Hunters

Whether you are shopping or just exploring, the Finnish capital is a city with serious style credentials.

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24 hours in Helsinki 48 hours in Finland 72 hours in Finland Autumn and Spring – the Best Aurora Seasons Long Live the Moomins! Helsinki for Design Hunters Book now online When travelling via Helsinki, why not stay in Finland for a day or two and discover another destination on your way? You can book a Finland Tours StopOver in Finland for up to 5 nights on your way to or from your final destination! Go to Shop What to do? Explore StopOver products at My Stay Shopping   Explore products at My Stay Families   Explore products at My Stay Culture   Explore products at My Stay Activities   Explore products at My Stay Accommodation   Explore products at My Stay Wellbeing   Explore products at My Stay Cottage and Lake Retreat StopOver Finnish Archipelago StopOver Porvoo StopOver Sauna Stopover Santa Claus StopOver Arctic Animals StopOver Land of the Midnight Sun With stark differences between seasons, Finns are used to contrasts. Dark Arctic winters have their counterpart in one of the most iconic of Finnish natural phenomena, the Midnight Sun. Read more The Northern Lights One of the most remarkable features of Finland is light. When the endless sunshine of summer gives way to dark winter, the Northern Lights appear like magic and lighten up the sky. Read more Helsinki The capital of Finland is a compact city easily explored on foot. Design, architecture, culture and shopping are all great exploration angles and large park areas, forests, lakes, and the coastline with numerous islands sprinkled off it make certain there’s no shortage of natural presence. Read more National Parks Finnish national parks are protected areas with unique natural features. Accessing them is encouraged, and they present a number of recreational possibilities. Read more Sauna If you want to understand Finland and its people, getting familiar with sauna is a good starting point. Read more Åland The Åland archipelago consists of around 6 500 islands, but only more than 60 are inhabited. Åland has its own taxation system, its own postage stamps, its own flag and Swedish as its only official language. Read more