#01 SÁMI CULTURE, INARI

One of Europe’s last frontiers, where nomadic reindeer herders live in harmony with snowmobiles and Nokias.

#02 DESIGN DISTRICT, HELSINKI

Sample the shops, cafés and nightlife of this vibrant and trendy area of the capital.

#03 OLAVINLINNA CASTLE, SAVONLINNA

One of the best-preserved medieval castles in northern Europe.

#05 KUOPIO SAUNA

Warm your bones at the world’s biggest woodsmoke sauna.

#06 TAMPERE

From the fascinating Lenin Museum to striking modern art collections, Tampere is a lively inland gem.

#07 The Midnight Sun

Catch the sun late into the night deep in the forested hills of Lapland.

04 LAPPISH CUISINE

Sample the north’s specialties of wild salmon and smoked reindeer.

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In pictures: brushing shoulders with bears in Finland’s newest national park

In 2017, Hossa – an area of pristine wilderness with superb hiking near Finland’s eastern border – will become the country’s 40th national park. Photog…

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Brave new world: the quirks of Finland’s saunas

Brave new world: the quirks of Finland’s saunas

To Finns, it is the most natural thing on the planet: disrobing, sweating it out naked in front of strangers in temperatures of 80°C, occasionally self-flagell…

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18 beautiful pictures of Finland

18 beautiful pictures of Finland

Professional travel photographer Tim Bird shares his love of photographing Finland.  "I’ve been based in the Finnish capital Helsinki for more than thirty…

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