Map of Finland for tourists. The map shows the location of the most interesting cities, sites and attractions. It may be useful to know before traveling to Finland. The map is made for foreign tourists planning a trip to Finland.
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Finland tourist guide. Interesting and useful information for tourists about Finland.
Finland attracts tourists with its nature, which is not much exposed to the people. Finland aims to protect, preserve its nature and to care about the environment. There are many travel enthusiasts, who arrive here to spend a holiday away from the hustle and bustle of the city, in a quiet location on the banks of the lake.
Helsinki is the most visited by tourist’s city in Finland. According to border guards, about 4.9 million arrived in Finland foreign tourists pointed out visit to Helsinki as the purpose of there trip in 2015. (A total number of tourists was 7.4 million people in Finland in 2015.) Approximately 13% of them were Russian citizens. According to statistics, most of the tourists visited the amusement park Linnanmäki, Helsinki Zoo, Suomenlinna Fortress, museums and attractions.
The city of Turku is one of the most famous cities in Finland. It is the oldest city and the former capital of the country. Turku is famous for its cultural events, the unique nature of the region and several historical sights. Most tourists come to the region in the summer. The city can be conveniently reached by ferry from Stockholm.
- Places to visit in Turku.
Want to spend a holiday in Finland? It has become popular in recent years. Many are accustomed to spend holidays in the south. But if you want real recreation in a relaxed atmosphere then come to Finland. Book a cottage on the lake shore in Finland and have a vacation in nature. Cottages in the holiday season is in high demand and should be booked in advance. The Finnish company Lomarengas specializing in rentals houses and provides services including English.
Finland is a relatively small country (in comparison with a nearby Russia) located on the north-west Europe. In terms of area, it is the eighth largest country in Europe and the most sparsely populated country in the European Union. A considerable part of its territory lies above the Arctic Circle (25%). It is bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, Russia to the east and Estonia to the south (over the Gulf of Finland). The south and west coasts of the country are washed by the Baltic Sea. Length of Finland coastline (excluding islands) is about 46,000 km.
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