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The most perfect silence in the Scandinavian region

Hiking in Finland is one of the best ways to get to know a country covered by many forests and more than ten thousand lakes. It is a quite easy activity here, because most of the routes are well marked in the woods, around the lakes, and on the Baltic coast. Finland has 40 national parks with countless hiking trails that take hikers through breathtaking landscapes. Come and feel a unique silence, only interrupted by the birds flying, and by your own steps while crossing a forest or walking near the coast.

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FAQs: Hiking in Finland

What should I know about Hiking Finland?

The Finnish national parks and their services, including lodging, are completely free and camping is included in your general right of access. With so many options to choose from, you can plan an itinerary that fits perfectly to your hiking adventure. Since the distances are not so long, you can start from Helsinki to finish in Lapland and see, hear and taste everything that this country has for you.

Why should I choose Finland for my Hiking adventure?

An exceptional fauna

Finland is inhabited by a very varied fauna, in which reindeer and bears stand out in the vast boreal forests. Whether you are an experienced birdwatcher or an amateur, hiking in Finland guarantees exceptional nature discoveries.

A changing landscape

Finland is a country of changing colors. It offers, in each season, a different scenery. Winter is characterized by long polar nights and northern lights. Summer seems endless with the midnight sun. All this in an exceptional environment, with lakes and forests of fairy tales.

The Samis and Lapland

If you visit Lapland, you will find the Samis, the only indigenous people in Europe, whose population extends from Russia to Norway. You will meet locals proud of their culture and heritage, who are always happy to tell you stories.

What can I expect from the weather in Finland?

The snow remains throughout the winter. The temperature is usually below 0ºC. During the day, temperatures can reach -10ºC in the south and -30ºC in the north. In summer, the average temperature is 20ºC in the south and 15ºC in the north.

Which language is predominantly spoken in Finland?

Finnish, Sami Inari and Swedish

What currency is accepted in Finland?


How can I get to Finland?

Finland is perfectly connected to the rest of the world either by train, plane or boat. Helsinki has one of the most important airports in the country, the Helsinki Vantaa. This airport has excellent connections with the rest of Europe, and regular flights that will help you move around the Finnish geography.

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What’s the high season for Hiking in Finland?

The summer months in Finland are June, July and August. It is the ideal time for hiking.

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