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Synopsis:

Kayak in the serene Lakeland, enjoy a cruise on the Baltic, or take in the splendor of the Northern Lights in Lapland - Insight Guide Finland helps you get the best out of this outdoor paradise. The guide has been fully updated by our expert Scandinavia author for this new edition, which also features Insights trademark stunning photography and more information on culture and history than any other guide.

 

Whether youre heading for the cool capital, Helsinki, or Lapland in the far north, this book tells you everything you need to know, and also helps you enjoy all the unmissable Finnish experiences, whether its relaxing in a traditional sauna or biking around the gorgeous Åland archipelago. Full color, highly detailed maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the information you need to plan a memorable trip, including our selection of the best hotels and restaurants.

About the Author

Insight Guides wherever possible uses local experts who provide insider know-how and share their love and knowledge of the destination.

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Best of Finland   

A Place in Europe      

A Wilderness Experience

 

History

Decisive Dates           

The Finns Arrive       

Birth of a Nation        

Living with Russia     

The Two Wars           

A Shift in Balance      

 

Features

The Finnish Soul        

Art, Architecture and Design 

Music and Film          

The Writers Dilemma           

Finns Who Speak Swedish    

The Sami and their Land        

From Flying Finns to Formula One   

Food and Drink          

In Defence of Greenness        

 

Insights

A Winter Journey      

The Great General     

Ladies First    

Glass and Wood         

Jean Sibelius   

The Moomins            

Immigrants     

Visiting Russia and the Baltics          

Canoeing and Kayaking         

Karelians        

Elk and Wolf Hunting

Summer Festivals       

Lapland: the Home of Santa  

The Traditional Sauna 1

Enjoying the Finnish Summer

 

Places

Introduction   

Helsinki          

West of Helsinki        

Southern Finland        

Western Finland         

The Åland Islands      

The West Coast         

Lakeland         

Karelia and Kuusamo 

Lapland          

 

Travel Tips

Transport

Accommodation

Eating Out

Activities

A-Z: Practical Information

Language

Further Reading

Product Details

ISBN:
9781780052052
Author:
Guides, Insight
Publisher:
Insight Guides
Author:
Insight Guides
Subject:
Travel-Scandinavia
Subject:
Europe - Scandinavia
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Finland
Subject:
Helsinki
Edition Description:
Fifth Edition
Series:
Insight Guides
Publication Date:
20140231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Kayak in the serene Lakeland, enjoy a cruise on the Baltic, or take in the splendor of the Northern Lights in Lapland - Insight Guide Finland helps you get the best out of this outdoor paradise. The guide has been fully updated by our expert Scandinavia author for this new edition, which also features Insights trademark stunning photography and more information on culture and history than any other guide.

 

Whether youre heading for the cool capital, Helsinki, or Lapland in the far north, this book tells you everything you need to know, and also helps you enjoy all the unmissable Finnish experiences, whether its relaxing in a traditional sauna or biking around the gorgeous Åland archipelago. Full color, highly detailed maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the information you need to plan a memorable trip, including our selection of the best hotels and restaurants.

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