Luxury Finland: Not Just a Winter Destination vacations

Finland: Not Just a Winter Destination

Finland offers so much more than it's winter wonders...

When you think of Finland vacations, it’s no surprise that winter breaks are the first that spring to mind – reindeer trekking, husky sledding and meet-ups with Santa Claus are all classic examples of activities in Finland. However, Finland is a destination that offers a wealth of exclusive experiences throughout the year. After all, it’s nicknamed the Land of the Midnight Sun, so why not discover breathtaking wonders and create cherished memories on a summer Finland vacation?


Summer Vacations in Finland

While Finland may be synonymous with a magical winter wonderland, this Nordic country shines just as brightly during the long summer days. Visitors can experience the spectacular Midnight Sun phenomenon and partake in abundant warm-weather adventures without the need for thermal gear. Whether city explorers or outdoor enthusiasts, summer travelers will find plenty to delight them in Finland.

Where Should I Visit On a Summer Finland Vacation?

The capital Helsinki offers both bustling urban energy and easy access to scenic Baltic islands with waters that are perfect for swimming, boating, and fishing. Design and history buffs wander through museums and pastel-hued neighborhoods, for a finer appreciation of Finnish culture and architecture. Over in Tampere, Finland’s lakeside “sauna capital”, strolls or bikes along wooded trails lead to shimmering waters where you can enjoy a quick dip.

Lemmenjoki National Park

For those craving wild spaces, the Lemmenjoki National Park features dramatic fells and gorges, with trails that access the heart of Lapland’s gold rush history and rivers renowned for salmon fishing. Base yourself in the village of Inari to arrange guided treks and experience local Sámi culture.

The pristine wilderness of Lemmenjoki National Park is also a haven for diverse wildlife, with the majestic brown bear being one of the most notable residents. Dense forests and tranquil lakes provide a lush natural habitat, offering opportunities for wildlife enthusiasts to witness these magnificent creatures in their untamed, northern environment.

What is the Midnight Sun in Finland?

Nothing equates to Finland’s Midnight Sun. From late May into mid-August, the country resides in a state of near-constant daylight as the sun just dips below the horizon. At places like Nuuksio National Park near Helsinki or the seaside town of Turku, the mix of golden hour lighting amid verdant forests and lush fields creates an utterly magical atmosphere. Visitors will never forget the first time they witness this phenomenon, where the night glows as brilliantly as the day. It’s truly something that you must experience in your lifetime.

To Sum Up – Why Finland?

With flavorful cuisine, gorgeous natural landscapes, friendly welcoming people, and the spectacle of the midnight sun, Finland promises memorable summertime adventures steeped in unique Nordic charm. Discover why this destination shines in warmer months as brightly as under winter auroras – contact one of our luxury travel experts to plan your summer Finland getaway today.

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