#01 Sámi culture, Inari

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

#01 SÁMI CULTURE, INARI

#02 Design District, Helsinki

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

#02 DESIGN DISTRICT, HELSINKI

#03 Olavinlinna Castle, Savonlinna

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

#03 OLAVINLINNA CASTLE, SAVONLINNA

#05 Kuopio Sauna

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

#05 KUOPIO SAUNA

#06 Tampere

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

#06 TAMPERE

#07 The Midnight Sun

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

#07 The Midnight Sun

04 Lappish cuisine

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

Smoke-dried reindeer meat.Smoke-dried reindeer meat © BMJ/Shutterstock

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