Finland Travel Guide

Whether you're planning a city break or family adventure to Lapland, there's a few things you'll need to know before you travel. Start with our travel guides to Finland's top attractions and weather to help plan your itinerary and when to go. There's also handy info on what visas you'll need and on topics as varied as currency, cuisine and voltage. Make sure you don't get caught out in the cold and read through our Lapland packing list so you've got all you need to make the most of Finland's winter wonderland.

Best places to visit Finland - Finland - On The Go Tours

Best Places to Visit

Tick off the most popular spots in Finland with our pick of must-see destinations

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Best Time to Visit

Plan your trip to Finland with our guide to the weather plus events on this year


Top Travel Tips

Start preparing with our round-up of tips on the currency, food, shopping and more


Tourist Visas

Know before you go with information on what visas you'll need to enter Finland

Packing for Lapland - Finland - On The Go Tours

Lapland Packing List

Our essential guide on what to pack for your trip to the winter wonderland of Lapland


Tour Bolt-ons

Experience more of Finland with our range of tour bolt-ons that include snowmobiling

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Get to know Finland

Recommended Reading

  • Tales from Moominvalley
    by Tove Jansson
  • The Year of the Hare
    by Arto Paasilinna
  • Under the Northern Star
    by Vaino Linna
Did you know...?

Facts about Finland

  • Finland has only been independent since 1918 - beforehand it was under Swedish or Russian rule
  • Christianity only came to Finland in the 12th century - quite late compared to fellow European nations
  • Finland is the most sparsely populated country in the European Union, with only 16 inhabitants per kmĀ²

Finland Travel Advice:

We stay informed of the latest travel advice to Finland and follow the regulations laid out by the British Foreign Office. The safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country prior to travel.

Useful Online Resources:

The official Finland Tourist Organisation site and the latest Finland Weather Updates from the BBC.