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Things to do by season

Credits:: Julia Kivelä

Things to do by season

Finland has four unique seasons – light-filled summer, colour-drenched autumn, frost-glazed winter, and bloom-covered spring. Each season offers something new – whether you’re looking for peace and quiet or adrenaline-filled adventures.

Things to do and experience in the summer

Summer in Finland is a time spent outside the house enjoying this short but sweet season of white nights, and all worries are postponed.

Winter experiences in Finland

Finnish winters are crisp, glittery and full of snow. It is the time for warm woolen jumpers, cozy log fires and the many wintery activities. Here are top things to do in the different regions.

Autumn and spring – and things that are always in season

Spring and autumn are the best seasons to see the Northern Lights in Finnish Lapland. Late summer and autumn are ideal for foraging and enjoying colourful autumn foliage. The spring months (until early May) offer the best skiing in Lapland – in the south, the snow will be gone by then. There is something to do in the cities year-round – and the sauna is always on. Did you know you can meet Santa on every day of the year?

Did you know you can meet Santa in Rovaniemi every day of the year?

Events and hidden gems

Psst... don't tell anyone, but here some hidden gems of the different regions. And some great local events, too.