Winter In Finland

Finland, a lovely Northern European nation bordering Sweden, Norway and Russia is one of the best places to visit in your lifetime.  Finland offers you all the best sightings, food, experience and much more, that one trip will not be enough to explore all those happiness.

Finland is also called as the “Land of a Thousand Lakes”. Well, the reason for that is that Finland has thousands of beautiful forests which cover 70 % of Finland land that is also more than any other European country.

Finland offers a lot more experience that you can ever imagine; it is home to the 18th-century sea fortress Suomenlinna, the fashionable Design District as well as diverse museums.

Helsinki, Finland’s capital occupies a peninsula and surrounding islands in the Baltic Sea. The most beautiful and mesmerising Northern Lights can be seen from the country’s Arctic Lapland province, a huge wilderness with national parks and ski resorts.

Throughout January and February, there is almost continuously snow in northern and eastern Finland. No matter if there’s little snow in Helsinki, there’s often up to a metre or more on the skiing slopes of Lapland.

The snow season in northern Finland starts in the month of November and it continues at least until May. In addition to that the inland regions of southern as well as central Finland, the first snow falls at the starting of December and melts for the duration of late March and April.

There are many activities that you can do in Finland during winters and those are as follows:

Aurora Spotting

The Northern Lights in Finnish Lapland are visible on approximately 200 nights a year or every other clear night. The more traditional methods to go Northern Lights spotting are snowshoeing, cross-country skiing or snowmobile as well as sled dog touring. If gazing at the dark sky in crispy winter air is not your thing, then you can simply add comfort.



Finland enjoys a long snow season with snow that starts around November and carry on till May in northern Finland, which makes it a perfect place for downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, as well as snowboarding. Finland is considered to be the best place for skiing also, the skiing season in Finland can last for more than 6 months that is from late October all the way until May.


Take An Icy Dip

Swimming in an icy pool in the frozen sea is one of the best experiences that you can get in Finland. The secret of plunging into icy water is in the feeling that flows through your body as soon as you are back on dry land, your blood circulation kicks in and your body starts to warm up and that feeling would be ultimate.



Riding on a snowmobile is considered to be one of the best ways to experience the outdoors in Finland as well as they can be ridden by one or two people at a time. You can enjoy the snow and the view while enjoying the ride by your own.

Christmas Time And Santa Claus

Everybody knows that Santa Claus comes from Finland, but there is much more to a traditional Finnish Christmas. Throughout the festive season, Finns like to take things slow as well as to enjoy the company of loved ones.



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