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|Finland Travel Guide:
Helsinki and take in the Finnish capital's amazing cultural scene
by Martin McAllister
Finland a Country from a
Fairy Tale by Celsey
Holidays in Finland - for those
who understand a lot about fairy tales. Finland is country of northern
lights and midnight sun, the home of Moomin, the Snow Queen and Santa Claus.
Everything here is magical: the glassy surface of blue lakes, swift rivers,
intricate contours of the sea coast, golden sandy beaches and dunes in
conjunction with the emerald green pine forests, clear air and sparkling,
crystal white snow.
Winter holidays in Finland
Tours to Finland in winter in recent years become increasingly popular.
New Year's Eve with the real Santa Claus - an unforgettable holiday for
children and adults. Santa's official residence is the city of Rovaniemi.
The beautiful ski resorts in Finland: Himos, Vuokatti, Hand, Tahko, Yllas,
Levy, Saariselga allow newcomers to gain experience at a relatively low
humps. Sea fishing, skiing, hiking to the reindeer and dog sledding - this
is not a complete list of entertainment offered by the best hotels in this
Summer holidays in Finland
Cruises on large ocean liners, exciting excursions, lake and sea fishing
- what could be more beautiful for summer vacation? Holidays in Finland.
Activities on the lakes. Finland is famous for its rivers and lakes - boating
mecca of Europe. In Finland over 180 thousand lakes and approximately two-thirds
of Finland territory is covered by forests. A variety of hiking and biking
tours, hunting and rafting will impress any tourist.
Cities in Finland and their
attractions Cities in Finland are relatively young, only five of them were
based in the Middle Ages as a coastal fortress Turku, Oulu, Pori, Vaasa,
Kotka. Holidays in Finland. "Valley of Mumm-Troll". The central part of
the capital of Finland, Helsinki, - a beautiful monument to the era of
Neo-Classicism, is rightfully considered a masterpiece of European urban
architecture. It is worth visiting an art gallery Athenaeum, the National
Museum, the Museum of trains, the Stone Church and Museum Ehrensverd, walk
on the Senate Square, see the Cathedral and the building of the University.
Activities in Finland for
adults and children Children - library visitors in Finland, for they are
created all the possible entertainment: zoo «Zoo», Arctic Zoo
"wound," the museum of toys and dolls, an entertainment park "Moomin Valley
of Trolls", a children's science center "Eureka", the center of the underwater
world «Sea Life », entertainment park" Vassalandiya "aqua"
Serena "," Tropiklyandiya, Dolphinarium, Planetarium.
Well, of course, speaking
about children's rest, not once does not recall the residence of Santa
in Lapland fairy. Meet the New Year and Christmas in Finland, to see Santa
Claus and ordered him a present for next year (here and it's possible!)
- Is not the best gift for your child?
|About the Author - Celsey
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for more Imatra Hotels
IN IMATRA, FINLAND
Imatran Valtionhotelli Imatra
A high class hotel rich
in history, situated in the center of Imatra, amidst the cultural landscape
of the river Vuoksi.This nationally renown hotel welcomes you with 92 rooms
with a charm on their own. up to date and adaptable conference amenities
accommodating festivities and events for up to 250 people. Restaurant serving
regional specialities and international cuisine.The magnificient Imatrankoski
rapids, the naturally striking cultural landscape, social programmes providing
many new experiences, and a daash of luxurious castle life ensure the hotel
patrons a nice stay.
for more hotels in the Imatra area
Patria Lappeenranta 37 kms from Imatra
Stroll down to Lake Saimaa
or walk to the city centre shops from the Scandic Patria hotel in Lappeenranta.
Newly renovated Scandic Patria is located in the city centre of Lappeenranta,
close to harbour and fortresses, where the city once started to form. It
is easy to stay with us, both in business as well as leisure. The city
with its shops is close by, but also nature, jogging tracks and lake Saimaa
are in reach of hand. Unwind in the sauna at the Scandic Patria hotel,
then enjoy a delicious dinner at the modern Torilla Restaurant. Go offsite
to shop in the Market Hall or borrow a bike to see Lappeenranta attractions
like the 18th-century fortress and museums. If you have time, take a day
trip to Russia.
for more hotels in Kuopio
IN KUOPIO, FINLAND
An ideal place in the city
of Kuopio, the Cumulus Hotel offers a warm welcome, pleasant ambience and
convenient facilities. The Cumulus hotel is located in the heart
of Kuopio, within easy walking distance of all the town's shops and attractions
as well as the beautiful lake. All the 141 guestrooms at this hotel
are spacious and equipped with modern facilities to ensure you a pleasant
and relaxing stay. You can relish tasty food at the onsite restaurant
and later sip a fine drink and relax at the bar that is available at the
hotel. Business travellers can make use of the hotel's conference
facilities that are ideal for meetings or social gatherings. During leisure,
you can relax in the sauna or take a brisk dip in the swimming pool and
Enjoy breathtaking views
of Lake Kallavesi from the Scandic Kuopio hotel’s indoor pool. Work out
in the fitness room or relax in one of 3 saunas. Enjoy reindeer steak and
lake views in the Restaurant Mesimarja. This central Kuopio hotel has 8
meeting rooms for 2-400 and wireless internet access throughout.
Plunge into the indoor pool or work out in the fitness room before relaxing
in the sauna or Jacuzzi at the Scandic Kuopio hotel. After exploring Kuopio
attractions like the stunning Lake Kallavesi and taking in the views from
Puijo Tower, try reindeer steak at the onsite Restaurant Mesimarja.
for more hotels in Kuopio and surrounding areas
Hotel Rauhalahti Kuopio
Spa Hotel Rauhalahti is
located only 5 km from Kuopio city centre, by beautiful Lake Kallavesi.
Rauhalahti Spa offers numerous spa experiences such as bubble pools, saunas,
kids' pools and a water slide. Participate in a daily leisure programme,
rent skis, snowshoes or a kick-sledge. Snowmobiles, ATVs and boat safaris
are also available. Rauhalahti's specialties are the genuine lumberjacks'
lodge called Jätkänkämppä and the world's largest smoke
sauna. Spa Hotel Rauhalahti has 4 different restaurants and guests can
enjoy both live music and a Karaoke night club. Try the à la carte
menu or the lunch and dinner buffet. The therapy department offers an extensive
choice of herbal baths, peat treatments, massages and beauty treatments.
for more Tampere Hotels
IN TAMPERE, FINLAND
Hameenpuisto Hotel Tampere
The Hotel Cumulus Hämeenpuisto,
near theatres and the stadium, is a comfortable place to stay. The Cumulus
Hämeenpuisto is a cosy city hotel for the sporty leisure guest. A
well-equipped fitness centre is linked with the hotel. The hotel is only
a short walk through Hämeenpuisto boulevard to, for instance, Särkänniemi
amusement park or Moominvalley. All the hotel rooms are non-smoking.
Whether you are preparing yourself for work or are on vacation, consider
breakfast at Cumulus as a moment of well earned indulgence. The Cumulus
breakfast consists of an excellent selection of fresh vegetables, fruit,
cold cuts, cheeses, cereals, muesli, bread, and, of course, nourishing
porridge. The Cumulus breakfast is included in the room price.
Hotel Koskikatu Tampere
The Hotel Cumulus Koskikatu
is a popular base for visitors to Tampere. The pleasant and modern rooms
and the popular HuviRetki and Hemingway’s restaurants offer a broad selection
of services. Thanks to the hotel’s central location, it’s only a short
distance to all of the city’s leading sights: Särkänniemi amusement
park, the Sara Hilden Art Museum, Moominvalley, Tampere Hall and the city’s
theatres. Breakfast at Cumulus is a moment of well earned indulgence.
The Cumulus breakfast consists of an excellent selection of fresh vegetables,
fruit, cold cuts, cheeses, cereals, muesli, bread, and, of course, nourishing
porridge. If you are really hungry, you can choose from the hot alternatives;
scrambled eggs, meatballs or how about Prince sausages?
Pinja Hotel Tampere
The Cumulus Pinja is a white
stucco-fronted Art-Nouveau style building located in the center of Tampere,
a 600 meter walk from the Town Hall. Guests can unwind Scandinavian style
in the hotel's onsite sauna and make use of the gym, squash courts and
aerobics classes on offer at the neighboring fitness center. Dark wooden
furnishings, muted colors and traditional-style carpets give an old-world
feel to the hotel's restaurant, which serves buffet breakfasts and an international
a la carte menu at lunch and dinner, while drinks are served around the
open fire in the lounge bar. Wireless Internet access is available throughout
the hotel's public areas. The city's shops, museums and restaurants are
within the vicinity, and the attractions of Moomin Valley and the Sarkaniemmi
amusement park are less than two kilometers away.
for more Tampere and surrounding areas hotels
Tampere City Hotel Tampere
Enjoy a central location
in Tampere at the Scandic Tampere City hotel opposite the railway station.
Do business in our 8 meeting rooms and enjoy wireless internet access at
no extra charge. Work out in the gym or relax in the sauna, bar and restaurant.
Tampere attractions like the Cathedral are easy to walk to. Stay
healthy at the Scandic Tampere City hotel’s gym and sauna. After a busy
day, unwind over dinner or a drink at our modern restaurant and bar. Borrow
a bike to explore Tampere attractions nearby. Go shopping at Koskikeskus
mall or play golf at Tammergolf.
for more hotels in Turku
IN TURKU, FINLAND
Turku Hotel Turku
The Cumulus Turku is a friendly
hotel in the centre of town. Aside from its good location and cheerful
service, the hotel features comfortable rooms, a cosy lobby and a bright
and spacious breakfast restaurant. Whether your trip is for business or
leisure, your welcome here will be warm. Turku is a great place to learn
more about Finnish history. Nearly all of Turku’s most important attractions
and events are within walking distance of the Hotel Cumulus Turku. You
can get tickets to the town’s best attractions already at the hotel.
The Holiday Inn Turku hotel
is pleasantly situated in the city centre of Turku, only a couple of blocks
away from the Market Square, the busiest shopping streets and the verdant
River Aurajoki. Modern cultural city Turku and the unique archipelago offer
lot to see and experience. Cosy interiors, international-class comfort
and excellent service ensure a pleasant stay for people travelling on business
or for pleasure. The Holiday Inn Turku has 199 peaceful quality rooms,
Finnish Sauna and a great swimming pool. Brasserie Armada is a classy and
cosy restaurant for delicious dining, meetings and socialising. Bar Hemingway’s
is a cheerful place for a get-together. Garage parking is available for
a fee and there is free off-street parking. There is also a Wi-Fi hotspot
at the lobby.
Sas Marina Palace Hotel Turku
The Radisson Blu Marina
Palace Hotel is located in Turku, right on the banks of the Aura River,
in the heart of the city. The hotel was opened in 2006 after the total
renovation. The hotel represents 1970’s architecture joined by simple Finnish
design and the richness of baroque. The bus and train stations are just
a 15-minute walk from the hotel. Turku airport is 9 kilometres from the
hotel. 184 stylish rooms. Wireless and High-Speed Internet Access is available
throughout the hotel. Three saunas, one of which for private use only.
Fully- equipped gym and beauty saloon. The street-level restaurant Aurora
offers Italian delicacies and the best steaks in the city. The elegant
lobby bar is ideal place to relax with a nightcap or aperitif.
for more hotels in Turku and surrounding areas
Plaza Hotel Turku
Stay at the Scandic Plaza
hotel and enjoy a central Turku location. Do business in our meeting room
with wireless internet access or work out in the exercise room. Find shops
in Hansa shopping centre opposite or explore Turku attractions like Turku
Cathedral. At the end of the day, relax in the sauna, bar or restaurant.
Work out in the 24-hour exercise room at the Scandic Plaza hotel. Unwind
with a sauna before dinner at Bryggman’s Restaurant. Borrow a bike and
explore Turku attractions like the River Aura. Go shopping in the Hansa