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Travel Tips for Finland

Need travel tips for Finland? Here are attraction profiles, hotels, weather and practical travel tips to help you plan your Finland vacation.
  1. City: Helsinki (18)
  2. Region: Lapland (3)
  3. Annual Events in Finland (13)

Country Profile: Finland
Country Profile: Finland explains important basic facts about Finland, like Finnish weather, transportation in Finland, people, media, and Finnish politics...

Weather in Finland: Temperatures, Weather & Climate
Finland weather information: Find out how warm or cold the weather in Finland can be each month, and which average temperatures and seasonal weather you can expect from the Finnish climate in Scandinavia throughout the year.

Useful Words & Phrases in Finnish (Suomi)
Useful Finnish phrases for travelers, and tourists in Finland and Sweden. Basic Finnish language help and travel related words: Finnish for travelers!

Finland Visa Information
Do I need a visa for Finland? Is my national ID enough, or should I bring a passport? Find out more about the visa requirements in Finland with this practical visa guide!

When to Go to Finland
See when to go to Finland and find out which times of the year are best to travel to Finland. We'll explain the best times to visit and when to go to Finland.

What Time Is It in Finland?
What time is it in Finland? Find out what time it is in Finland with this helpful travel tip informing you which time zone Finland is in, and about daylight saving time in Finland.

The Aland Islands are a great travel destination. Here, find Aland Islands...
The Asland Islands in Finland are an archipelago consisting of more than 6,000 islands. More and more travelers discover the beauty of this Finnish province each year. Let's find out more about traveling to the Aland Islands...

Customs Regulations & Rules for Finland Travelers
Customs regulations in Finland easily explained for both EU and non-EU travelers. Find out which goods are allowed through customs in Finland, what the duty free limits are, and how to bring your pet to Finland!

Getting Married in Finland
Want to get married in Finland? Here is the information couples need to elope and get married in Finland, from marriage licenses to witnesses for the wedding ceremony.

Traveling Healthy in Finland: Vaccinations & Medical Care
Stay healthy in Finland with these medical tips about required vaccinations for Finland travelers, medical treatment in Finland, how to get emergency assistance locally, and more...

How Safe is Finland?
As a whole, Finland is a safe country, but there are a couple of areas in Helsinki that aren't quite as safe for Finland travelers...

Driving in Finland
You'll be driving on your next Finland vacation? Find out more about how the Finns drive, and which major traffic regulations you need to keep in mind...

Which Type of Electrical Outlet is Used in Finland?
Which type of electrical outlet is used in Finland? What kind of plugs do they use? Find out here if you need an adapter for the shape of the outlet, or a transformer for electrical outlets in Finland.

How to Call Finland
Calling Finland is easy with these instructions and calling tips for Finland from anywhere in the world. If you're unsure how to call Finland by phone, just follow this simple calling guide.

The Best Beaches in Finland
There are some great sandy beaches in Finland that no traveler should miss. Here are the best Finnish beaches...

Jobs in Finland
Jobs in Finland are listed on these sites but before you apply to jobs in Finland, also learn about the work visa requirements for jobs in Finland.

How to Travel to Finland With a Dog
About traveling to Finland with your dog or cat. Find out what you need to do before you travel to Finland with a dog or cat. Here are the requirements to take cats / dogs to Finland.

Visiting the Moomins in Finland
What Moomins are and where to find Moomins in Finland: At the MoominWorld theme park, Mooming Valley museum, and other places in Finland...

Finland Photo Gallery
Finland Photo Gallery - Enjoy this beautiful Finland Photo Gallery with pictures from Helsinki, Lapland, and Finland's nature.

Ancient Skis in Finland
Ancient skis in Finland - the history of skiing in Finland encompasses ancient skis that were of different lengths and helped the Finnish skier to hunt and travel. All about ancient skis in Finland and the history of cross-country skiing there.

MoominWorld - See the World of the Moomins
MoominWorld is an amusement park for children and adults alike. Here at MoominWorld, you can see Moomin Valley and travel back to your childhood memories of the beloved Moomins. Learn all about MoominWorld, the amusement park in Finland.

The Moomin Museum in Tampere
Visit your childhood memories at the Moomin Museum in Tampere, Finland. The Moomin Museum is a popular attraction for Finland visitors and Moomin lovers and teaches the interesting history of the Moomins.

Finnish Embassies in the US, UK & Other Countries
It's easy to find a Finnish embassy close to you - here are locations of large Finnish embassies that can assist you with visa situations, travel information, and other services.

Toilets in Finland - What Can You Expect From Toilets in Finland?
Need to find a toilet in Finland during your visit? Useful toilet tips for when you have to go potty in Finland. Find out what to expect from Finlandic toilets...

Tipping in Finland
Tipping in Finland differs from other countries. Find out here how tipping in Finland works and how much of a tip you should leave in Finland.

Nudism in Finland
Nudism in Finland is not uncommon and there are several nude beaches (aka free beaches, clothes optional). Find the most popular nudist areas in Finland here.

Christmas in Finland: Finland's Christmas Traditions
Spending Christmas in Finland? Find out how Finns celebrate traditional Finnish Christmas, and learn about experiencing Christmas in Finland!

White Christmas Probability in Finland
How likely are your chances for a white Christmas in Finland when you visit during Christmas? Find out the best locations in this travel article about white Christmas probability in Finland!

About Finnish Saunas
Going to a Finnish Sauna? What you need to know about Finnish Saunas, what you bring, and what you can expect from this type of steam bath.

Your Favorite Day Trip from Helsinki
What's your favorite day trip from Helsinki? See the most popular day trip ideas, and share with other travelers what kind of day trip idea you think is the best day trip from Helsinki.

How to Save Money in Finland
How to Save Money in Finland? While Finland can be easily turn into an expensive trip, there are ways to save. The trick is to plan ahead, and make a few financially savvy moves.

10 Things Not to Do in Finland
In Finland, there are certain things you just don't do - subtle differences that you as a traveler should be aware of to avoid those dreaded moments of awkwardness...

10 Things I Love About Finland
What makes Finland so loveable? Here are just 10 things I love about Finland, its people and all its breathtaking beauty and natural simplicity...

10 Things I Hate About Finland
10 Things I Hate About Finland. One of my passions is to talk about the many wonderful places the world has to offer, and while visiting Finland you realize that there are some things that can really bug you...

Electricity in Finland: Outlets, Adapters and Converters
About electrical adapters and electricity requirements in Finland.

Marijuana in Finland
Marijuana laws in Finland aren't quite as slack as they are in some other countries, but the Finnish government has taken steps in recent years to relax some areas of their cannabis policies. As a traveler, it's important to know the current laws for transporting and using weed in Finland.

Why You Shouldn't Visit Finland
Here are my top reasons why NOT to visit Finland.

Vacation Rentals in Finland
Finnish vacation rentals are usually in the form of cozy cabins and cottages which offer privacy and amenities like any modern home, available for rent on a week-by-week basis. Many are available with added amenities such as a sauna or a pool, but will be a bit more pricey than vacation rentals without these amenities.

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