Finland Travel Basics

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Finland: Modern Scene, Unspoiled Scenery

A prosperous, educated, and technologically advanced society on the top of the world, Finland is home to a unique culture formed by Nordic, Russian, and European influences and a fiercely independent spirit. This guide will help you appreciate this often-overlooked country, and direct you to resources that will help you plan a trip.

Finland Travel Basics

Finland is the home of modern cities and untouched wilderness, endless nights and midnight suns, fine arts and ancient culture. Whether you’re looking to walk around an historic European city, relax in a sauna, or discover the wild outdoors, Finland offers unique possibilities to travelers.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • Lapland, Finland’s northernmost province, is part of the Sapmi nation, which also covers parts of Norway, Sweden, and Russia. Some links will reference travel sights in Sapmi; bear in mind that some of these sights may not be in Finland.
  • If you do your own search for travel in Finland and Finnish-language sites, look for a small British Union Jack, usually on the top right of the page. Clicking this will direct you to the English-language version of the site.

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Finland Travel Requirements

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Getting to Finland

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Finland Hotels

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Getting Around in Finland

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Finland Travel Blogs and Forums

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