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EXPERIENCE THE HEALING POWERS OF AUTUMN

The traditions of Finnish lifestyle go back hundreds of years. In the rush and crush of modern life, the rarities are what we value most, such as space, quiet and time. The space to breathe, a time to dream, hiking in the autumn colours or gathering berries and mushrooms from the forest.

With just a few tasty ingredients gathered from pristine Finnish nature, you can transform yourself into a new person during your holiday. Start with these four steps that are key parts of autumn life in Finland.

  • The Finnish way to go offline

    Finns feel good in the forest. Not alone, not lost – the forest provides protection and peace. Walking in Finnish nature not only refreshes and relaxes the brain, but also frees the spirit. Spending time in the forest regularly is proven to lower blood pressure, detox your body and improve your overall mood.

    “Finland has the cleanest air and the purest lake water in Europe.” – Yale University

  • Finnish way to find harmony

    The sauna is a place to get in tune with your thoughts, do some deep pondering and then wash away your worries. It’s as much about cleansing the mind as it is about washing the body. There are 1.7 million saunas in Finland and 9 out of 10 Finns find themselves there at least once a week.

    ”Over 80% of Finland is categorised as a silent area.” – European Environment Agency

  • Finnish way to cook fast food

    Finns are passionate about their food and they know how to celebrate it. When it comes to ingredients and recipes, each destination has its own delicious character.

    Harvesting season in Finland includes many tasty culinary events around the country. It all starts with the crayfish party at the end of July – a traditional celebration of food and drink.

  • Finnish way to mesmerize

    Feeling good and balanced in your whole body and soul requires something spiritual. Anyone who has seen the light show of the aurora borealis has surely felt enchanted afterwards. Finland offers numerous opportunities to get mesmerized, since our northern light season starts already at the end of August and lasts all the way until April.

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