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Tourist Attractions in Finland

Finland’s 37 national parks and its array of commercial cruises plying major coastal cities in the Baltic Region provide the country a robust tourism industry. So, don’t miss out on Finland as a spectacular traveler destination where you’ll be able to enjoy Nordic skiing, yachting, lake cruising, kayaking, bird watching, and plenty of other outdoor activities. Here are five great tourist attractions in Finland.

Saint Olaf’s Castle

Saint Olaf CastleLocated in Savonlinna, the picturesque medieval fortress is an absolute go-to place for your Finnish vacation. Saint Olaf’s Castle was built 1475 to monitor the border between Russia and Finland. The castle’s design and castle’s was increased over the years. Its eclectic form existing these days makes it a center of the lively Savonlinna Opera Festival, an annual festivity that mixes music with the unique spirit of Finland.

Fortress of Suomenlinna

Visit the fortress of Suomenlinna in the summer and be stunned. This exciting traveler attraction is found in the entrance to Helsinki’s harbor. Suomenlinna may be a well-liked Finnish landmark because of it breathes the history of the Baltic region. Built in the eighteenth century, the brilliant naval fortress of Suomenlinna is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fortress was erected to defend Sweden against Russia. It is a striking relic of European military infrastructure.

Market Square

Market Square FinlandLike the fortress of Suomenlinna, the bustling Market Square is also situated in Helsinki. Market Square is a hall close to the South Harbor. Sip a cup of coffee inside one of the cafés to experience the joyous bustle of Helsinki. This busy tourist attraction is your place to go if you want to buy souvenirs commemorating your vacation to Finland. Market Square has a diverse offering of handmade goods, spices, vegetables, and fish.

Seurasaari Island

To escape the busy city, head on over a few kilometers to downtown Helsinki. You will reach the serene Seurasaari Island, a beautiful place that embodies the Finnish spirit. The island has an eclectic outdoor museum, a country shop, and several traditional cottages and farmhouses. Hike around the island, and enjoy the scenery as you breathe in fresh air.

Koli National Park

Koli National ParkYou cannot go wrong with the thick pine forests, clear lake waters, rare geological formations, and rolling hills of this Finnish traveler attraction. Considered one amongst the foremost illustrious landscapes in Finland, Koli National Park boasts of a rich network of reserves and national parks. The rolling hills in Koli parkland are remnants of mountains that formed 2 billion years ago. Take a nature hike and watch abundant plant species and numerous animals in their natural habitats.


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