Experience Magical Moments in Finland


Visiting Finland during the summer and autumn months offers a wide variety of adventures and magical moments. In the summertime, Finland is known for its “Midnight Sun,” where the sun doesn’t set for several weeks, providing endless daylight hours to explore. This is a perfect time for hiking and camping in the country’s vast and pristine forests, where visitors can enjoy the fresh air and stunning scenery. The autumn season brings a different kind of beauty, with the changing leaves painting the landscape in vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow.

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3-Day Helsinki City Break5-Day Wild Brown Bear Adventure Short Break | 4-Day Autumn Auroras And Glamping In Lapland Short Break | 5-Day Helsinki & Lakes Short Break | 5-Day Autumn Auroras At Wilderness Hotel Inari Independent Tour | 6-Day Wellness & Wilderness Escape At Kuru Resort Tailor-Made Holiday

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Discover the best holiday options in Finland with these recommended adventures

3-Day Helsinki – 4* Hotel with flights

City Break
With an array of contemporary art galleries, fascinating museums and striking architecture, there is plenty to explore in this compact city. Set on the waterfront, enjoy picturesque views and a spectacular skyline.

Why we love this trip…
Explore the Suomenlinna island sea fortress
Discover the incredible architecture of Senate Square
Enjoy a trip to Kiasma Modern Art Gallery
Stroll through the serene Sibelius Park
Eat at one of Helsinki’s classic grill kiosks
Browse the vintage stores

** City Break Offers **

From £189pp
Includes 2 nights accommodation, return flights and ATOL protection

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5-Day Wild Brown Bear Adventure

Short Break
From magnificent wild brown bears to elusive wolverine and sleek lynx, a trip to Kuhmo in Finland’s remote eastern wilderness feel like stepping straight into a nature documentary.

Why we love this holiday…
Witness brown bears in their natural habitat
Explore the ancient taiga forests
Spend a night in a specially designed hide
Watch out for wolves, wolverine and reindeer
Fantastic photography opportunities
Days stretch from twelve to sixteen hours

** Incredible Wildlife Photography Adventure **

From £808pp
Price includes Hotel Kalevala accommodation on a half board basis, overnight in bear hide, Petola Nature Centre visit, transfers and ABTA protection

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4-Day Autumn Auroras and Glamping in Lapland

Small Group Short Break
Escape the winter crowds during this 3-night autumn break to breathtaking Finnish Lapland. Jeris is a wilderness region away from light pollution and with an excellent Aurora track record.

Why we love this holiday…
See the Northern Lights reflect off the unfrozen Lake Jerisjärvi
Visit a reindeer and husky farm
Take a hike in the national park
Relax at Arctic Sauna World with glass-fronted views of the lake
Spend 2 nights staying at Hotel Jeris
Enjoy 1 night’s stay in a Jeris Aurora Hut to view the aurora borealis

** A Unique Choice of Holiday  **

From £935pp
Price includes 3 nights accommodation in Jeris, 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners, guided tour activities and ABTA protection

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5-Day Helsinki & Lakes

Short Break
Combine Finland’s lively capital with a forest stay on this short break in Finland. Spend nights at the luxurious St George Hotel in Helsinki before delving into pristine nature by staying in a unique Glamping Lodge at Haltia Lake Lodge.

Why we love this trip…
The eco-retreat Haltia Lake Lodge was awarded Best Sustainable Hotel in Europe in 2022
Explore Nuuksio National Park
Stay at the luxurious St. George Hotel in Helsinki
Discover the magic of Helsinki during the summer

** 4.7/5 Trustpilot Brand Rating **

From £1,255pp
Price includes 2 nights accommodation at St George Hotel Helsinki, 2 nights at Haltia Lake Lodge, breakfast, private transfers, Nuuksio National Park easy hike and return flights

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5-Day Autumn Auroras at Wilderness Hotel Inari

Independent Tour
Immerse yourself in the red, gold and yellows that signify the Finnish Lapland ‘Ruska Season’ in Autumn. Combine autumnal hikes amongst the colourful forests with evenings spent searching for the northern lights at the cosy Wilderness Hotel Inari.

Why we love this trip…
Enjoy escapism and immersion in the remote landscapes of northern Finland
Learn about the Sámi culture in Inari and the surrounding area
Embark on a sightseeing tour around Inari village and Jäniskoski rapids at River Juutua
Go hiking in the fells, which are bursting in vibrant autumnal colours
Spend 3 nights sleeping Wilderness Hotel Inari’s Wilderness Room
Enjoy 1 night’s stay in Wilderness Hotel Inari’s Aurora Cabin with a direct view to the northern sky

** 4.7/5 Trustpilot Brand Rating **

From £1,565pp
Price includes 4 nights accommodation at Wilderness Hotel Inari, 4 breakfasts, lunch and dinner on selected days, transfers and return flights to Ivalo via Helsinki

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6-Day Wellness & Wilderness Escape at Kuru Resort

Tailor-Made Holiday
Surrounded by pine forests, you’ll stay in a private adults-only villa where you’ll be transported to an oasis of luxury, from delicious local cuisine to spa treatments and a raft of excursions designed to connect you with nature.

Why we love this holiday…
Take a boat trip to Linnansaari National Park
Enjoy daily wellness classes
Relax in Kuru Resort’s lakeside sauna
Join a Saimaa Ringed Seal Safari
Delight in a 6-course chef’s menu at Solitary restaurant

** Find Adult-Only Bliss in the Heart of the Finnish Lakeland **

From £1,770pp
Price includes 2 nights accommodation at Lilla Roberts Hotel Helsinki, 3 nights at Kuru Resort, 6 breakfasts, experiences, transfers, return flights and ABTA protection

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Gorgeous, Eco-Conscious Getaways

The stays featured below harness the power of Nordic nature while minimising their impact on the environment.

The Oyster Box Hotel, Umhlanga, Kwa-Zulu Natal


Environmentally friendly Nolla cabins give you the opportunity to visit unique places in the middle of nature. Nolla is an experience that combines primitiveness, luxury and responsibility. Locations are dotted around Finland with sites in Helsinki, Bärsskär – in the Archipelago Sea and the island of Tvijälp – located off Espoo.

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Bangkok Treehouse

Pihlas Resort

Powered by solar energy and using geothermal heating, Pihlas Resort is a high-end luxury eco-resort, situated in the beautiful Lakeland of Saimaa in eastern Finland. They have created a secluded hideaway where you will sense the strength of nature’s caring energy. Two stay options are available here – the intimate Forest Suite or the enchanting Garden Villa.

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The Oyster Box Hotel, Umhlanga, Kwa-Zulu Natal

Skyfire Village

The innovative architecture and design of Skyfire Village and its carefully selected details provide guests with a rare and unique experience. From your comfortable bed, you have a clear view of the sky, which takes admiring the northern lights and the stars on a whole new level!

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The Oyster Box Hotel, Umhlanga, Kwa-Zulu Natal

Wilderness Hotel Nangu

With its exclusive landscape, spectacular views and fun activities, Nangu is an extraordinary holiday destination. Feel the warmth during the nights and the magic of silence and pure nature. Nangu is like a pearl standing next to our great Lake Inari – waiting for you to explore the summer of Lapland. Nellim Wilderness Hotels & Safaris has received the Green Key eco-label and is currently undergoing Visit Finland’s Sustainable Travel Finland program.

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Let us inspire you with these iconic experiences…

Exploring Finland’s great outdoors and immersing yourself in peaceful, idyllic nature during the summer or autumn months is a must.

Snowland Ice Restaurant in Rovaniemi, Lapland - Visit Finland

Northern Lights

Some of the best places to see the Northern Lights in Finland outside of winter include the Finnish Lapland region, especially in the vicinity of Lake Inari or Kilpisjärvi. While the Northern Lights are never guaranteed, witnessing this magical display of nature in Finland is an experience not to be missed.

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Runebergs tart - Visit Finland/Visit Porvoo

National Parks

Exploring Finland’s national parks is a must for anyone visiting the country, and the summer and autumn months offer unique opportunities to experience these natural wonders. During the summer, visitors can take advantage of the endless daylight to hike and camp in the parks, taking in the stunning scenery that Finland has to offer. Some popular national parks to explore during the summer months include Nuuksio, Koli, and Oulanka.

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Enjoying a sauna experience - Visit Finland/Harri Tarvainen


Finland’s equinox marks the time when the length of day and night are roughly equal. This occurs twice a year, once in the spring and once in the autumn – in the autumn this usually occurs around the 23rd September and will be followed by longer nights and cooler temperatures. Many celebrations and rituals will take place around this time for many cultures and traditions, marked by festivals, bonfires and outdoor concerts.

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Lynx - Visit Finland/Jari Peltomaki

Autumn Colours

Finland’s autumn colours are stunning. The changing leaves of deciduous trees create a vibrant display of reds, oranges, and yellows. Visitors flock to the countryside to witness this natural spectacle, which typically occurs in late September and early October. Locals and tourists also take part in seasonal activities like berry picking and mushroom hunting.

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Bear Forest - Visit Finland/Guido Muratore

​Fab Adventures to be Had During Finland’s Summer & Autumn Months

In Finland’s summer and autumn, visitors can enjoy hiking and camping in national parks, witness the changing colours of the leaves, berry picking, mushroom hunting, bird migration, and even see the Northern Lights.

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Winding roads in Karelia, Finland

Visiting Finland Throughout the Year…

  • Finland is a year-round destination
  • Winters are great for outdoor activities like downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, skating and ice-swimming
  • Spring and autumn are the best seasons to see the Northern Lights in Finnish Lapland
  • Late summer and autumn are ideal for foraging and enjoying colourful autumn foliage
  • The spring months (until early May) offer the best skiing in Lapland – in the south, the snow will be gone by then
  • The summer months across Finland are known for their white nights, and in Lapland, as a time when the sun never sets
  • Big cities have interesting things to see and do all year, and across Finland, it’s always sauna season

Read: Things to do by season

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Just another magical day in Finland…

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