From one of the most artistry place like Helsinki and Turku to some of the deep forests and mesmerising architectures, Finland is relatively a less explored place in Europe. Being a bit far from most of the touristy places, Finland has managed to maintain its charm and historic vibes. Filled with lakes, mountains, riversand unspoiled natural surrounding, Finland is a perfect place for both summer and winter getaway making it an ideal travel destination.
You can never go wrong with the places to see while in Europe and Finland is no different. Let us have a look at some of the places to see in Finland to make your trip worthwhile:
Helsinki is one of the major entry point for the travellers in Finland. The Baltic Port is the hub for all the major museums and the most famous architectural spots. So if you are looking for a perfect start to the Finish trip make sure to begin with the old school charm and naturally beautiful vibe of Helsinki. Helsinki tops our list of the places to see in Finland.
Suomenlinna Fortress is one of the largest sea fortress in the world located at a 15 mins walk from Helsinki Market Square. You can expect a day filled with fun and activities. This beautiful fort now is one of the UNESCO world heritage site and has various pathways and guided walk to know more about its history. Definitely a visit to the place for a day is worth a great time.
The Arctic Circle runs across the northern Finland through the town if Rovaniemi making it a perfect getaway to Arctic. Throughout the month of june to may you can enjoy the summer solstice where it is never too dark and the tourists enjoy going out late in the night. If you are looking to indulge in adventure and sports like snorkeling, swimming, kayaking this Rovaniemi has plenty of options to offer.
One it comes to the most visited places in Finland, churches take the top place. Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral is one of the most sought after place for its massive architecture and the cultural value it offers. Embedded with copper, gold and various precious stones, the place also is a hub for art and music festivals so tourists love coming here over and over again.
For most of the people seeing the Northern light might be a once in a lifetime affair, for the Finnish it comes under daily agenda. Although it appears in the southern part of the country the best place to see the northern light is close to the Arctic Circle. Definitely something you cannot miss while in Finland.