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Love & Anarchy Film Festival

The 35th Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy takes place in various venues around Helsinki this year in various venues.

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How we make mindful choices as you travel

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Get to know Finland

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Here are a few things to help you get acquianted with this unique Nordic country.

10 best things to do in Finland

Dreaming of a holiday in Finland but not sure where to start? Here's a list of the top 10 things to do in this Nordic nation.

Five must-experience saunas in Finland

Relaxing in a sauna is practically mandatory in Finland. Here are five of the country's most unique saunas to try during your visit.

Regions

The fantastic four

Planning a trip to Finland but don’t know where to start? No worries. Let us introduce you to our four main regions, or as we like to call them, the fantastic four. Keep scrolling to learn more.

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Lapland

A magical northern region full of contrasts

The sun never sets in summer, and during the rest of the year, the Aurora Borealis lights up the sky.

Lakeland

A stunning labyrinth of lakes, islands, and forests

There's no scene more Finnish than a cosy cottage by a lake surrounded by emerald green forests.

Credits: Mikko Nikkinen

Coast and Archipelago

The world’s largest archipelago

Fall in love with its windswept beaches, maritime culture and easy-going island lifestyle.

Credits: Julia Kivelä

Helsinki Region

Urban life with convenient access to nature

Experience the perfect combination of urban and outdoors, lively and laid-back.

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Finnish Lapland has a reindeer population of about 200,000. That’s 20,000 more reindeer than people!

Facts about Finland

Explore this list of fun facts and useful things to know about Finland – the happiest nation in the world.