USEFUL LINKS TO FINLAND & EUROPE
Links for Sweden
Sweden – Forests, Stockholm and Midsommar
Abundant forests and lakes, Sweden is a nation full of recyclers, hikers, and Fika takers. It has also been called the Pop Music Capital of the World.
Stockholm – Capital of Sweden
Iconic city hall, the world’s first open-air museum and the fabulous Abba museum! Come explore the medieval center of Gamla Stan island, visit the vintage theme park, discover local and international fashion in popular shopping area.
Germany – Castles, football, beer and sausages
Beautiful sights to see! UNESCO World Heritage Sites, field of lilacs visible as far as the horizon, Herrenhausen Gardens in Hanover, Elbe Valley with the archaic Bastei Bridge to Neurathen Castle and much more!
Trier – Oldest city in Germany
Deep Roman past and many archaeological and architectural attractions, many of which are cathedrals with UNESCO World Heritage classification, such as the large Roman city gate, Porta Nigra.
OTHER USEFUL EUROPE LINKS
Italy – Renaissance, incredible artists and gastronomy
Famous for its great tourism, art cities, unique scenery, architecture, opera, fashion, luxury brands and its football team! Taste italian pizza, visit the Tower of Pisa, ride on a gondola in Venice and witness Pompeii!
Portugal – Seafood, popular beaches and 16th to 19th-century architecture
3000 hours of sunshine per year and 850 kms of splendid beaches bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, Portugal is the perfect holiday destination all year round. It’s known for its soccer legends, fado music, historical cities, and port wine.
Brussels – Capital of Belgium
Warm, welcoming and quirky, Brussels is a bustling city where there’s always something going on.
Wallonia – French-speaking region of southern Belgium
Fascinating folklore, ancient traditions, relaxing walks in nature, endless open air activities and plentiful regional cuisine.
Luxenbourg – The only Grand duchy in the world!
Visit historic sites, enjoy incredible unspoilt natural landscapes, fairy-tale castles, sports in action, culinary highlights, wellness, relaxation and cultural depth.
Visit Rovaniemi – Capital of Lapland
Rovaniemi is the Official Hometown of Santa Claus in Lapland, Finland. Rovaniemi’s official tourism pages offer useful tips on what tourism has to offer in the region, including an events calendar.
Santatelevision – Santa Claus Internet TV
Rovaniemi-based Santatelevision presents popular Youtube channel and Santatelevision.com. The majority of Santatelevision’s Santa Claus videos, viewed about 200 million times in total, have been filmed in Rovaniemi, Finland.
Visit Finland – useful tourism information about Finland, Santa’s home country
At Visit Finland, you can find useful tourism information about the happiest country in the world and the home country of Santa Claus.
Lapland.fi – The official travel website for Finnish Lapland
Discover the tourism of Finnish Lapland, the home of Santa Claus, the last wilderness in Europe.
Santa Claus Village – All the information for visiting Santa in his own village
You can meet Santa Claus and cross the magical Arctic Circle every day at the Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi in Lapland, Finland. In Santa Claus Village you can visit Santa Claus Main Post Office, Elf’s Farm Yard or Santa Claus Reindeer
Christmas House Santa – The House of Santa Claus in Rovaniemi!
Come visit Santa’s house and meet, or have him visiting you in ine of the Santa Claus Holiday Village‘s cabins.
Christmas House Safaris – Excursions in Rovaniemi
Experience the nature of Lapland and Finnish winter. Visits to Ranua Zoo and viewings of Northern Lights. See the husky dog farm or reindeer farm take part in a reindeer safari, where you can feed the reindeer. The this family company offers also the cozy Villa Lehtoniemi Holiday Home in Rovaniemi.
Pello – Santa’s reindeer land in Lapland and the Fishing Capital of Finland
Learn about the tourism of Pello: the reindeer land Pello is located next to Rovaniemi (the hometown of Santa Claus). Pello is also the Fishing Capital of Finland thank to its located on the bank of Tornio / Torne river, the greatest salmon river of Scandinavia. Companies like Naamisuvanto Fishing Resort are offering guided fishing trips in Pello.
Salla – Peace and quiet for body and soul
Salla lies far away from the rush and the noise, yet reaching the wilderness is quite convenient. Find your traffic connection and find out about the wild Salla.
Kemijärvi – Lapland’s Lake Country
Lake destination surrounded by the nature of Lapland and some its finest fell resorts. Full of year-round water activities and healing life on the shore for residents and visitors alike.
Levi.fi – Levi sparks your soul!
An easily accessible destination all year round in Northern Lapland. You can spend the nights under white sheets, make daytrips and enjoy the wide range of activities and services at the village.
Naantali – Hometown of the Moominworld
Historical town, located near the Finnish archipelago, is a town of culture, beautiful architecture, delicious spots for foodies and lively events. It is also the hometown to the much loved Moominworld.
My Helsinki – Helsinki, capital of Finland
Helsinki is a unique combination of quirky urbanity and peaceful nature that gives silence and space to feel more, hear more and experience more.
Turku – Food Capital of Finland
The city of Turku is rich with history as the former capital of Finland, along with its busy seaport, but also having some of the country’s oldest and highest quality restaurants.
LINKS TO FRANCE
France – Refined wine and cuisine
France is Europe’s leading location for tourism. Plan your trip and find all the places to go on the official guide website.
Alsace – A Land of Castles
Located in eastern France, next to German and Switzerland, this region is blend of French and German culture. Explore the castles and walled cities littering the territory, and experience the music festivals!
Lorraine – Taste the worldwide famous quiches, macarons and madeleines
As a region full of culture and history, its has many attractions that pull visitors. Top favorite things to experience are it’s nature, monuments, urban tourism, gastronomy, thermal-springs and more.