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Happiness - it’s in our nature

The happiest country in the world

Autumn Foliage Live

Start planning your leaf-peeping trip now and experience the season's most breathtaking colours with the help of Autumn Foliage Live. This AI-based map is fueled by historical data and weather cameras around Finland and is updated weekly.

Finnish moments of happiness

Finland is known as the happiest place in the world. But what is happiness? Many would say it’s a simple, fleeting moment of being fully present in your surroundings. Here are a few of those special Finnish moments.


The fantastic four

Planning a trip to Finland but don’t know where to start? No worries. Let us introduce you to our four main regions, or as we like to call them, the fantastic four. Keep scrolling to learn more.

Credits:: Simo Tolvanen


A magical northern region full of contrasts

The sun never sets in summer, and during the rest of the year, the Aurora Borealis lights up the sky.


A stunning labyrinth of lakes, islands, and forests

There's no scene more Finnish than a cosy cottage by a lake surrounded by emerald green forests.

Credits:: Mikko Nikkinen

Coast and Archipelago

The world’s largest archipelago

Fall in love with its windswept beaches, maritime culture and easy-going island lifestyle.

Credits:: Julia Kivelä

Helsinki Region

Urban life with convenient access to nature

Experience the perfect combination of urban and outdoors, lively and laid-back.

A few common questions

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Where should I go in Finland?

Finnish Lapland has a reindeer population of about 200,000. That’s 20,000 more reindeer than people!

Get to know Finland

Here are a few things to help you get acquianted with this unique Nordic country.

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