Going to the land of fairy tales and meeting Santa Claus can become the most important and memorable event of your child's life. Finland is the place of children's dreams. Let their dreams come true. Finland is among the ideal places to go to if you wish to spend holidays with your family because family holidays are some kind of a cult here. Finland is always ready to provide excellent opportunities for accommodation, rest and interesting activities for parents with children of any age.
First of all, the climate in this country is mild and moderate continental, so you can spend your holidays in Finland even with very small children. During your holidays in Finland you will find yourself in a very hospitable country that will offer you excellent downhill skiing resorts for beginners, children and professionals, a trip to Santa Claus's residence, reindeer and sled dog rides, and many other interesting places and activities. Holidays in Finland are not just rest, they are also a great opportunity to broaden your experience and get new exotic impressions. In Finland hotels, cottages and aqua park hotels offer a high level of service while the prices are actually moderate.
Finland is a great place for inveterate fishermen. The abundance of fish makes fishing some kind of a Finnish national sport. Finland also has ideal conditions for winter sports the most popular of which are snowboarding, mountain skiing and cross-country skiing. Skiing resorts astonish with the number and variety of ski trails, both easy and difficult, and convenient ski lifts.
Finland is a country with rich and interesting history and culture. During your holidays in Finland you can go on numerous excursions where you will be told about the aboriginal populations of this country, its hunting and fishing traditions, and many other interesting facts. You will get to see sled dogs and reindeer, daily routines of people taking care of them, and even get the unique chance to try to ride a reindeer sled and even get a reindeer driving license.
In Rovaniemi, the capital of Lapland, Christmas holidays are the peak of the winter season. The international Games of the First Snow and rally in hills are organized at this time. In the end of the winter there is an ice marathon, competitions in motor sledging, and reindeer sled races. Winter games and "Polar ski track" are the most popular events here and the holiday called Arctic Golf of Santa Claus is absolutely unique.
Santa Claus, the favorite character of children, is another attraction of Finland. They wait for him to come during the whole year, write letters to him and wait for his gifts. What a joy for children to visit Lapland, the motherland of Santa Claus, and Rovaniemi, Santa's home town, and see him in his house! To make your children happy, during your holidays in Finland go to Rovaniemi and do not forget to stop by Santa's post office to order a "real" Santa's letter to be sent to your children next year.
Children will also be happy if you take them to the trip to Finnish trolls, which is a tour to the forest not far from the Swedish border where trolls have lived for thousands of years. Children will get to see the performance and even talk with these fairytale characters.
You can travel to Finland by airplane, by train, by bus or by car... or even ride a reindeer sled if you wish. Make your hotel reservations, book tickets and come to have winter fun to the snowy and wonderful Finland!