Finland

Articles relating to our outdoor experiences in Finland or to Finnish culture and traditions.

Learning to Cross Country Ski in Finland

Cross country skiing in Finland.

Cross Country Skiing in Eastern Finland is a guided ski tour in north Karelia and for the first time this season they’ve introduced a beginner’s version. Niki from the Nature Travels team joined the first tour in February 2018 and tells us a bit about her trip. We were warmly greeted by on arrival to

A Finnish Christmas

A Finnish Christmas.

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Snowfall in Northern Finland arrives from around mid-November and stays until May. The inland region’s first snowfall can arrive mid-December until late March and April. The beautiful white snow-topped landscapes makes for a picture-perfect fairytale Christmas. Traditionally in Finland Christmas ‘Joule’ is celebrated on the 24th December. This being the

A Wilderness Adventure – Ski Touring to Halti Fell in Finnish Lapland

Ski touring to Halti in Finnish Lapland.

Bob from the Nature Travels team joined the Halti tour for Backcountry Skiing and Northern Lights in Finnish Lapland in February 2019. The Halti tour is one of the two itinerary options for this tour and takes place in exposed terrain above the treeline. A Lemmenjoki itinerary is also available, which runs in a landscape

Additional articles published before 2018 can be found at our previous blog location at naturetravels.wordpress.com