Finland is often associated with endless forests reflected in the smoothness of blue lakes, but even one excursion with a English-language guide to Helsinki is enough to make sure that there is something to see in this country and in addition to natural attractions. In Helsinki, you will meet with the Assumption Cathedral and the Suomenlinna Fortress, Temppeliaukio Church and the Ateneum Museum (1001guide recalls that its exposition includes masterpieces by English artists of the 19th-20th centuries). If a visit to Finland is planned in winter, go for excursion to Rovaniemi, where the famous village of Finnish Santa Claus is located. And the town Turku famous with its castle and cathedral is worthy to visit with guide in any season.
lovers of recreation in nature should definitely visit:
- Lake Saimaa, the largest in the country: it is interesting both in itself and the cities and Olavinlinna Fortress located on its shores;
- lake Oulujärvi:: the excursion here will especially appeal to avid fishermen;
- Lemmenjoki and other national parks (their visiting is free of charge, so you can not worry about ticket prices);
- rapid Imatrankoski.