Finland is a beautiful country in Northern Europe with an interesting history and gorgeous natural landscape. Finland is bordered to the west by Sweden, the east by Russia and the north by Norway. Finland has been party of the Swedish realm and the Russian empire before gaining autonomy and thriving as an independent European democracy.
The people of Finland are said to be the happiest country on Earth. Finland is a nation of simple beauty, wondrous nature and many things to do on a Finland vacation.
Good to Know Before Visiting Finland
The Euro €
Power Voltage and Socket
230 Volt, C and F Sockets
Protestant Christian, Lutheran
Knowledge of English
Most Finns speak English to some degree with most members of the younger generations being conversational. It’s easy to get by in Finland with English.
Finland is an extremely safe country with a low crime rate. Follow similar precautions as you would elsewhere in Scandinavia and Western Europe and you should expect no violence or crime for your Finland vacation.
LGBT Safety and Protections
Finland is ranked #7 in the world for LGBT safety. It’s an extremely tolerant and accepting culture and has a vibrant and visible gay scene.
Main Tourist Attractions
Taking off next week for a great trip. Check out our travel Plans for our Baltic Trip to Helsinki, Finland, Tallinn, Estonia & Saint Petersburg Russia in this latest post.