2. Get Outdoors in Lakeland

There are more than 188,000 lakes in Finland. As well as being a place of outstanding natural beauty, the heart of lake country, unsurprisingly called Lakeland, is one of the best places to go in Finland if you love outdoor pursuits. Among the scenic hills, forests and lakes there’s a natural adventure playground where you can swim, canoe, fish, sail, hike and ride. If you prefer gentler pursuits, rent a lakeside log cabin, spend the day berry picking or hunting for mushroom in between spotting the local wildlife, then settle down to watch as the sun sets magnificently over the still water.