The tour includes a wealth of fine examples of Finnish wooden architecture and handicraft traditions. In summer, Finland offers almost 24 hours of daylight for a visitor to enjoy the attractions, places of natural beauty and the wide range of cultural festivals that are on offer.
Tour Southern Finland's major cities by train and stay at hotels nestled in a beautiful natural setting near water, providing a taste of the enchanting Finnish landscape at its most typical. The highlight of the tour is a scenic cruise on a blue lake.
Imagine a Christmas adventure for young and old to experience the spirit of Christmas in an enchanting land that Santa Claus chose for his home. Spend a Christmas holiday of a lifetime in a land of breathtaking beauty and spellbinding atmosphere. A land of unspoiled, snow-covered scenery and magical winter twilight. A land of sleigh rides, reindeer and husky dogs. This is Rovaniemi, the capital of Finnish Lapland at the Arctic Circle. Here, your children will experience a true Christmas fantasy, which will long remain vivid in their memory. See their eyes sparkle with delight and excitement, as they meet the real Santa Claus and his reindeer.
The tour combines the winter pleasures of Lapland with the ample opportunities for sightseeing, fine dining and shopping that the capital city Helsinki offers. Rovaniemi, a town at the Arctic Circle, is home to Santa Claus, who has his own workshop village there. A range of optional snowmobile safaris are available at extra cost in Rovaniemi.
An independent tour by cruise ship allowing you to explore the four
Hotel and Igloo Village Kakslauttanen, half an hour drive from Ivalo airport, is a perfect location for a holiday to escape the rush and bustle of city life. It has a beautiful location amidst the untouched Lapp wilderness, 300 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. Far away from city lights, the place is also excellent for viewing the aurora borealis, or northern lights, whenever they adorn the dark sky with their colourful waves.
The Kingís Road is an ancient travel route, which was used by kings and their messengers since the 13th century. The route follows an old postal road, which ran between Scandinavia and Russia. Along the route there are a wealth of historic manor houses, medieval churches, picturesque villages and charming old ironworks. The section featured here runs through Finlandís southern coastal region from Helsinki to Turku and on to Stockholm onboard a cruise ferry.
We are pleased to offer you the tour to experience the natural phenomenon occurring in summer months at latitudes north of the Arctic Circle - The midnight Sun in Finland. Given fair weather, the sun is visible for a continuous 24 hours for about 30 days in Summer. Midnight Sun excursion can be combined with The Heart of Scandinavia and Helsinki or The Magic Tour of Scandinavia with Tallinn and Helsinki.