When you’re thinking about your next vacation, why not give Finland holidays a go? With an abundance of beautiful lakes, islands, adorable small towns and with its own unique culture, Finland offers a unique experience that you won’t find anywhere else. Finland is a natural wonderland with more trees than people and stunning lakes and islands, and is definitely a holiday destination not to be missed. Still need some persuading? Here are the top 8 tourist attractions in Finland that you should pop on your itinerary while visiting this wonderful country.
The Sibelius Monument
Helsinki is home to one of the most popular Finnish landmarks, The Sibelius Monument. The monument was created in honor of Jean Sibelius – Finish national composer. The designer of this monumental sculpture was Ella Hiltunen and it was unveiled on 7th of September 1967.
Finnish National Museum
If you fancy learning a bit more about Finland’s history and culture, the Finnish National Museum gets a spot in our list of top tourist attractions in Finland. The museum houses historic exhibitions starting from the prehistoric times up to the present day that will leave the whole family feeling engrossed.
Helsinki Olympic Stadium
The Helsinki Olympic Stadium was built in 1938 and is one of the most beautiful stadiums in the world. If you’re a sports lover, visiting this top tourist attractions is a total must!
The sheer size of Uspenski Cathedral is enough to impress anyone. First constructed in 1862 with the design based on a Moscow 16th-century church, the cathedral houses enough history to keep the whole family happy.
Linnanmäki Amusement Park
This is the most famous amusement park in Helsinki. There are 43 fantastic rides in the park but if you’re not a ride kind of person, there are skill and raffle games and a movie theatre.
Santa Claus Village
If you’re visiting Finland in the winter months, visiting the Santa Claus Village is an absolute must. You can visit the Santa Claus Post Office and the Santa Claus Office where you can get a photo with the man in red himself!
The Market Square is the most famous international market in Helsinki. Situated right next to the sea, you can find everything from traditional market treats and foods as well as souvenirs and handicrafts.
If you’re looking to cast your eyes on some fabulous Finnish architecture, The Senate Square should be top of your to do list. It is lined with spectacular buildings and landmarks, and together they make up the most visited destination in Finland.
So, why not give Lapland holidays a go next time you fancy hopping on a plane for a European adventure? We guarantee it won’t disappoint.