Finland is very famous tourist destination in Europe right now due to their vast greenery and beautiful blend of old and new culture. You will find coastlines, churches and grasslands in this country. You will find an opportunity to discover a completely different cuisine and you can also check out the culture and even the nightlife of the country. Wanderlust15 has provided us with a list of places that a tourist should visit when they are in Finland.
PLACES TO VISIT IN FINLAND
The Aland Islands are an archipelago between the areas of Sweden and Finland. Though it is a part of the territory of Finland, it still has a majority of Swedish speaking people. The archipelago has a couple of large islands and other small islands and has a population of 27,500. It is beautiful place to visit all around the year with picturesque landscapes and amazing weather.
Helsinki is the capital of Finland and this is where you will get to see the real life of the people of Finland. You can visit the National Museum or the Art Gallery. You will find a lot of fine dining places and clubs and you may even find some old churches and pastors.
Turku is the oldest town of Finland and this is where the Vikings landed in Finland. You could visit the museum and the castles but you need to definitely visit Turku’s Cathedral Square which is a massive brick structure build in Roman style but also has Gothic and Renaissance additions to it.
One of the most beautiful phenomenons is visible best in Finland and it is called the Northern lights. You can view these lights best from Lapland which is in the north, during the months of September to March. There are many hotels and camping sites from where you can view the lights.