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Vast recreation areas, sports and lakes

Created by marif on March 8, 2004 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
1 Story

The vast beautiful natural environment of Lahti, 100kms north of Helsinki is the main reason why you should be here. Sporting events ranging from ski-jumping and indoor swimming to bowling and archery offer spectators and participants alike the chance to enjoy hours of competitive entertainment.

Long summer days, water and saunas

Created by marif on March 8, 2004 Best of IgoUgo

2 Reviews
3 Stories

In summer, Helsinki never gets completely dark; it is not uncommon for tourists to take the ferry to Suomenlinna fortress at midnight or to attend a night festival in an outdoor theatre. Besides being a city of leisure, Helsinki is also the centre of cultural and business life.

Insanity And Sanity In Scandinavia

Created by Danner on January 20, 2002 Best of IgoUgo

1 Review
5 Stories

I travelled To Finland To Work With The E.U's European Volunteer Service. I started Out In Remote Central Finland, Moved 3 Hours Travel Within The Artic Circle, Then Went To Work In Civilisation, Jyvaskyla

Summer in Helsinki

Created by katja_b on July 18, 2001 Best of IgoUgo

11 Reviews
1 Story

The atmosphere of Helsinki in summer is cheerful, outgoing, always in the sun. There are a few places to see here that someone may have recommended, but in case they didn't - here's the inside scoop to how a local will get the best out of the summer!

Arctic Adventures

Created by chewie on April 8, 2001 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews
3 Stories

My experiences in Lapland went beyond anything I could have imagined. I went on this trip to photograph Finland in winter, and Lapland was the ultimate winter getaway. My days in Lapland can be characterized as rugged, cold, peaceful, beautiful and exciting.

A Brief First Encounter With Helsinki

Created by chewie on April 8, 2001 Best of IgoUgo

9 Reviews

It was my first time in Scandanavia, and I had only the impressions of what other people told me and what the guide books revealed. I embarked on an exciting adventure, walking the streets of Helsinki and discovering the colorful sights, smells and tastes that this city had to offer.

1999 Holidays in Finland!

Created by Adrian on September 10, 2000 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

My Finnish girlfriend and I, together with another couple decided to celebrate Christmas at her house in Finland and then drive north to Lapland for New Year's celebrations. We couldn't imagine the experiences that awaited us, and it turned out to be the best trip of my life...

The Cold of Finland

Created by TimA39 on August 31, 2011

3 Reviews

My trip to Finland in the depths of December

Finland 2

Created by William Muhu on August 20, 2011

1 Review
2 Stories

My Trip To Rovaniemi


Created by William Muhu on June 22, 2011

2 Stories

what is europe like in summer? come and look.

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