Lonely Planet Finland (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

#1 best-selling consultant to Finland*

Lonely Planet Finland is your passport to the main correct, up to date suggestion on what to work out and bypass, and what hidden discoveries watch for you. Hike via forests and fells, remarkable gorges and ravines, fizz over the snow at the back of a staff of huskies on an in a single day dog-sled safari, then switch the speed with stylish purchasing at Helsinki's state of the art layout shops; all together with your relied on shuttle better half. Get to the guts of Finland and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Finland commute Guide:

  • Colour maps and pictures all through
  • Highlights and itineraries assist you tailor your journey in your own wishes and pursuits
  • Insider tips to save lots of time and cash and get round like a neighborhood, keeping off crowds and bother spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, mobile numbers, web content, transit assistance, costs
  • Honest experiences for all budgets - consuming, slumbering, sight-seeing, going out, procuring, hidden gem stones that the majority guidebooks leave out
  • Cultural insights provide you with a richer, extra lucrative trip adventure - Sámi society & traditions, Finnish way of life & tradition, historical past, layout, literature, tune, portray, sculpture, foodstuff & drink, outside actions
  • Over 50 maps
  • Covers Helsinki, Turku & the South Coast, Aland Archipelago, Tampere & Hame, The Lakeland, Karelia, West Coast, Oulu, Kainuu & Koilllismaa, Lapland and extra

The ideal selection: Lonely Planet Finland our so much accomplished consultant to Finland, is ideal for either exploring most sensible attractions and taking roads much less travelled.

  • Looking for extra broad insurance? try out Lonely Planet's Scandinavia advisor.

Authors: Written and researched through Lonely Planet, Andy Symington, Catherin le Nevez.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has turn into the world's prime go back and forth media corporation with guidebooks to each vacation spot, an award-winning site, cellular and electronic trip items, and a devoted tourist neighborhood. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but additionally permits curious visitors to get off crushed paths to appreciate extra of the tradition of the locations within which they locate themselves.

*Best-selling consultant to Finland. resource: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, united kingdom and USA

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