Why you should visit Finland

By on September 22, 2015

Finland is one vacation destination that should be on your travel list. There is something for everyone in Finland. Here are some of the things you should include on your to-do list during your trip to beautiful Finland.

Look to the stars

The Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis, is a dramatic display of natural color that you will never forget. For the nature enthusiast visiting Finland, a camping trip under the Northern Lights is a very romantic and beautiful escape. If camping is not your thing, then you can search for the Northern Lights from the porch of a Finnish Winter Cottage.

Spa time

There is no question that Finland is famous for its spas. While you are there, you need to indulge in a full spa day for ultimate pampering. It is the perfect way to unwind from a night out or prepare for some evening fun. Indulge yourself in an herbal facial, mud wrap and sauna treatment.

Old world charm in Helsinki

Old world charm in Helsinki

Helsinki is a city like no other. The city is comprised of many islands and lush greenery. This is a great place to visit if you want to park the car and get around on foot or bicycle. You will quickly discover that Helsinki is an easy-going city with friendly people and a lot to do. Helsinki vacation apartments will allow you to have a comfortable home-base as you explore the city and its old world culture. Make some time to see some of the area’s many museums for a deeper appreciation of this Nordic city.

Esplanade Park

Esplanade Park

This park is a great place to meet fellow travelers and Helsinki locals. During the summer months, the park is home to many musical acts and is a great way to spend a casual day lunching, reading a good book, or just soaking in the local culture.

Ateneum Art Museum

Ateneum Art Museum

The Ateneum is home to an amazing array of 20,000 works of art, making it the largest collection of art in the entirety of Finland. Here you will see works of art dating back to the 1700s. A guided tour will help you make the most of your day at the museum.

Helsinki Zoo

Helsinki Zoo

This zoo is unique because you get to see animals that live in the arctic tundra as well as those more commonly found in zoos. With more than 200 exhibits, you should dedicate an entire day of your trip if you want to take in a lot of the exhibits. Special programs are available seasonally. For the botanical or nature enthusiast, the zoo is a must see. If you are traveling with children, the zoo is sure to keep young people of all ages entertained.

Booking travel

Helsinki accommodations should be booked well in advance, especially during the summer months. Purchasing tickets for the activities you want to do will make it easier to stay on schedule during your trip and get the most out of it. World Escapes has helped many people book their dream trip.

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