Finland is a largely flat, or rolling, forested country although in the extreme north, mountains rise to over 1,300m. It also has a labyrinth of lakes (literally thousands) and inlets with much of the countryside being unspoilt. There are in-fact 35 national Parks in Finland.
Wild-life watching is increasingly becoming a tourist activity.
Finland straddles the arctic circle and boasts space, fresh air and a guaranteed white Christmas while the region of Lapland, is of course the home of Father Christmas and his reindeer.
The official languages are Finish and Swedish, though only approximately 5% of the population speak the latter.
Finland is a member of the European Union and the currency is the Euro.
Finland is also a Schengen country.
Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL) - 10 Flights Listed
Located 15Km from the capital city, Helsinki, south Finland. Helsinki has been described as a small, intimate, lively but not too busy city.
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Ivalo (IVL) - 1 Flight Listed
Located 11 Km southwest of Ivalo, making it Finland's most northerly airport
Kittila (KTT) - 2 Flights Listed
Located 5km north of the town of Kittila, northern Finland, north of the Arctic Circle.