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.

Top five things to experience in the summer on the coast

Discover the top five things to experience during the summer on Finland's coast and plan your visit.

The best of summer in Helsinki

Discover the top five things to experience during the summer in Helsinki and plan your visit to Finland.

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.

Top five things to do during winter in Lakeland

Discover the top five things to experience during the winter in Lakeland and plan your visit to Finland.

Top five experiences for winter Helsinki

Discover the top five things to experience during the winter in Helsinki and plan your visit to Finland.

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?

Five ways to enjoy autumn’s colours on the Finnish coast

Plan your trip to Finland and discover the top five things to do in spring and autumn in the coast and archipelago region.

Best food and drinks in Turku, Vaasa and Oulu

Explore the best food and drinks in Turku, Vaasa and Oulu, and enjoy Finland's culinary coast.

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.

Five most interesting events in Lapland

Discover an action-packed calendar full of spectacular events to add to your schedule before your visit to Finnish Lapland.

Explore the new and unexpected in Helsinki

Enjoy some of these new and unconventional activities that capture the spirit of ever-evolving Helsinki.