FINLAND

Finland is a beautiful country located in Northern Europe, known for its stunning natural landscapes, vibrant cities, and rich cultural heritage. From the bustling capital city of Helsinki to the peaceful shores of the thousands of lakes, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Finland. Whether you're interested in exploring the great outdoors, sampling delicious Finnish cuisine, or experiencing the unique Finnish sauna culture, a visit to Finland is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

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Helsinki

Helsinki, the capital city of Finland, is a vibrant and modern metropolis that offers a unique blend of culture, history, and natural beauty. From its stunning architecture and world-class museums to its bustling markets and picturesque parks, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Helsinki. Whether you're exploring the historic Senate Square, taking a ferry to the nearby islands, or sampling traditional Finnish cuisine in one of the city's many restaurants, Helsinki is sure to leave a lasting impression on you. So why not plan a visit to this charming city and experience all that Helsinki has to offer?

Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi is a magical destination in Finland known for its stunning natural beauty and charming winter activities. From visiting Santa Claus Village to witnessing the breathtaking Northern Lights, there is no shortage of things to do and see in this enchanting city. Whether you're exploring the Arctic wilderness on a husky safari or enjoying a traditional Finnish sauna, Rovaniemi offers a unique and unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages.

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At Itaca Tours, we are partnering with Economy Bookings, offering a wide range of cars for rent (over 175,000). There are more than 20,000 rental shops in 150 different countries. Many of the shops are situated close to airports so that travelers can easily rent a car right after their arrival and not spend money on additional transfers. Choosing a car has never been easier! Every car on the website has a detailed description, high-quality photos, and a user rating. You’ll get all the necessary information about the car so that you can be fully prepared for your trip. The company collaborate with well-known and reputable agencies, such as Alamo, Hertz, Europcar, Sixt, National, Thrifty, Enterprise, and more. Also, the company works with local car rentals that provide the best service and have good customer reviews. Choose your car and get the best prices!

At Itaca Tours, we are partnering with Hotellook.com, a service that helps you find and compare prices on hotels around the world, provided by a leading reservation system. We put together information on more than 250,000 hotels in 205 countries, working with data from more than 10 online booking systems, such as Agoda.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, and others. Book your Hotel now and get the best prices!

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Other Services

At Itaca Tours, we offer additional services to elevate your travel experience to the next level. We have partnered with various companies to ensure you have everything yo need for a seamless and enjoyable trip. 

First, you can request a SIM Card through Drimsim, ensuring you have internet and phone service wherever you go. This way, you stay connected with your loved ones and have access to maps, guides, and other essential travel information.

Additionally, thanks of our partner Ekta, we offer travel insurance options for your peace of mind.

Lastly, we have partnered with Radical Storage to provide secure luggage storage services. You can leave your bags in a safe location while you explore new destinations, free from the hassle of carrying your belongings around.

With these services, we aim to make your travel experience as convenient and worry-free as possible.

Tips to travel

Traveling to Finland offers a unique experience, with its pristine nature, vibrant cities, cultural heritage, and fascinating traditions. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your trip:

Visa Requirements: Check if you need a visa to enter Finland based on your nationality and the purpose of your visit. EU citizens can enter Finland with a valid passport or ID card. Visitors from other countries should check the visa requirements in advance.

Best Time to Visit: Finland experiences four distinct seasons, each offering unique experiences. Summer (June to August) is popular for outdoor activities like hiking, camping, and kayaking, as well as festivals and long days of sunlight. Winter (December to February) is ideal for winter sports like skiing, snowboarding, and ice skating, as well as experiencing the Northern Lights. Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) offer milder weather and fewer crowds.

Transportation: Finland has an efficient transportation network, including trains, buses, ferries, and domestic flights. Helsinki, the capital, has an extensive public transportation system, including trams, buses, and the metro. Consider purchasing a Helsinki Card for unlimited travel on public transportation and discounts on attractions.

Language: Finnish and Swedish are the official languages, but English is widely spoken, especially in tourist areas, hotels, and restaurants. Learning a few basic phrases in Finnish or Swedish can enhance your travel experience and help you connect with locals.

Currency and Payments: Finland uses the Euro (EUR) as its currency. Credit and debit cards are widely accepted in major cities and tourist areas, but it's advisable to carry some cash, especially in rural areas and small establishments.

Cuisine: Finnish cuisine is known for its simplicity, purity, and use of fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Don't miss trying traditional Finnish dishes like salmon soup, reindeer meat, Karelian pasties, and rye bread. Indulge in Finnish desserts like cinnamon buns, blueberry pie, and lingonberry pancakes.

Cultural Highlights: Explore Finland's rich cultural heritage by visiting historic sites, museums, and cultural events. Discover the iconic Helsinki Cathedral, explore the UNESCO-listed Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, and visit the indigenous Sami culture in Lapland.

Outdoor Activities: Finland is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, offering plenty of opportunities for hiking, skiing, snowmobiling, and wildlife watching. Explore the stunning landscapes of Finnish Lapland, go on a husky safari, or experience the thrill of ice fishing on frozen lakes.

Safety: Finland is known for its safety and low crime rate. However, exercise caution, especially in crowded tourist areas where pickpocketing can occur. Be mindful of your belongings and avoid isolated areas, particularly at night.

Etiquette: Finns value personal space, privacy, and honesty. When greeting someone, a handshake is common. Maintain eye contact during conversations and show respect for local customs and traditions, such as removing your shoes when entering someone's home.

By keeping these tips in mind, you can have a wonderful experience exploring the beauty and culture of Finland.

Travel Advisories

The U.S. Department of State has four Travel Advisory Levels: Level 1 - Exercise normal precautions; Level 2 - Exercise increased caution; Level 3 - Reconsider travel; Level 4 - Do not travel

Level 1 - Exercise normal precautions when traveling to Finland. 

It's advisable to consult your country's official travel advisory website, for the most up-to-date information and specific travel advisories related to this country. Additionally, register your travel plans with your embassy or consulate for assistance in case of emergencies.

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