Finland’s third largest national park is located in Lapland, where you can hike, ski and see arctic animals in the wild. The chain of mountains within the park stretch to almost 60 miles are worthy of exploring no matter what time of the year.
You can discover Finland’s highest peak at Halti, a mountain with beautiful rocky scenery, located in Lapland on the border of Norway and Finland. Native Laplanders consider the 1,323 meter high peak a holy place.
Suomenlinna is a sea fortress in Helsinki, located on a group of islands connected to each other by bridges. The fortress dates back to the 1700s and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Koli National Park overlooks Lake Pielinen and is one of Finland’s most magnificent natural scenes. The view was discovered by painters in the 19th century and has since been referenced in numerous culturally significant pieces of art.
At Nuuksio you can swim, ski, hike, camp, fish, and experience a little bit of wilderness inside the city limits. It’s located within Helsinki’s metropolitan area and can be easily accessed using public transportation.