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Finland holidays and tours, 2015 and 2016

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Log cabin holiday in Finland, with activities
A range of activities combined with log cabin accommodation, from 1095 - 1245 (4 days) inc UK flights
Winter cottage holiday in Finnish Lapland
Winter cottage holidays, Finnish Lapland, from 1725 - 1915 (7 days) inc UK flights
Husky safari in Finland
5 day husky safari in Finland's spectacular wilderness, from 1675 - 1945 (7 days) inc UK flights
Snowshoeing holiday in Finland
A great hut to hut snowshoe tour in eastern Finland, from 840 (7 days) ex flights
Finnish Lapland activity holiday
Enjoy some of the most popular Nordic activities, from 1592 - 1798 (8 days) inc UK flights
Wild Taiga self drive holiday in Finland
Self guided driving tour in Finland's Wild Taiga wilderness, from 720 (8 days) ex flights
Finland hiking holiday
A hut-to-hut hiking journey along Finland's eastern border, from 864 (8 days) ex flights
Northern Lights tailor made holiday in Finland
Adventure in Finnish Lapland, huskies, northern lights & more, from 875 - 975 (4 days) inc UK flights
Finland winter activity holiday & Northern Lights
Discover this Finnish winter activity wildernerss week, from 1529 - 1799 (8 days) inc UK flights
Watch brown bears in Finland
Observe the rare European Brown Bear, from 749 - 879 (4 days) inc UK flights
Tailor made husky safari in Wild Taiga, Finland
Enjoy the Finnish Taiga Winter Husky Safari, from 1020 (4 days) ex flights
Finland Northern Lights holiday, Wilderness Auroras
Winter activities & aurora spotting in Finnish wilderness, from 1375 - 1625 (5 days) inc UK flights
Northern lights short break, Finland
Leisurely stay in Finnish Lapland & an Aurora Alert system, from 1315 - 1345 (5 days) inc UK flights
Bear watching short break in Finland
Amazing wildlife in a stunning setting in Finland, from 1029 (4 days) inc UK flights
Canoeing holiday in Finland, Wild Taiga
An independent canoeing tour on Tervareitti, from 270 (7 days) ex flights
Lapland family winter adventure holiday
A fabulous winter holiday in Finnish Lapland, from 1495 (7 days) inc UK flights
Cycling holiday in Finland, forests and lakes
Self-guided cycling holiday along on Finnish countryside, from 550 (7 days) ex flights
Finnish Lapland Christmas and New Year holiday
Immerse yourself in a vast winter landscape, from 1585 (8 days) inc UK flights
Winter holiday in Finnish Lapland
An extensive choice of activities to suit your travel date, from 875 - 1100 (3 days) inc UK flights
Ski touring holiday in Finland, Russian border
Guided ski touring holiday in the beautiful wilderness, from 920 (7 days) ex flights
Family multi activity week in Finland
Winter activities and a visit to Father Christmas, from 1595 - 1745 (5 days) inc UK flights
Family winter adventure in Finland
Great range of activities in Lapland's winter wilderness, from 1825 - 2075 (8 days) inc UK flights
Self drive family holiday in Finland
A self-drive holiday in Finland for families, from 610 - 800 (9 days) ex flights
Winter adventure in Finland
Experiences which stay with you, from 1685 - 1890 (7 days) inc UK flights
Wilderness activity holiday with huskies in Finland
Wilderness life on a husky farm, from 1200 (7 days) ex flights
Lapland husky safari and activity holiday, Finland
An intimate encounter with the wilderness of Lapland, from 1775 - 2145 (7 days) inc UK flights
Family winter holiday to Lapland, Finland
Cosy family cabins and first class activities, from 1115 - 1245 (4 days) inc UK flights
Northern lights family holiday, tailor made
A mix of Lapland family activities and a relaxing Spa hotel, from 1095 - 1225 (4 days) inc UK flights
Lapland Northern Lights holiday
Few better ways to witness an autumn Aurora, from 1250 (5 days) inc UK flights
Hiking with huskies holiday in Finland
Wilderness hotel and guided husky trekking tours, from 998 - 1138 (6 days) ex flights

139 reviews for Finland holidays4 star overall rating

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Lapland family winter adventure holiday
Riding the snow mobiles over the most beautiful landscape in Nellim and experiencing the true culture of Finnish Lapland has to be the best, but there were so many things that we loved...other included tours that we did like the husky safari, cross country skiing, snow shoe walking... (more)Brenda Foster
The husky sledding was the most interactive and therefore enjoyable day...We had a very happy and relaxing time. The local activities (Haariniva) guide Jaako was a particularly motivated, able, caring, patient and sensible guy. The hotel facilities and staff were very good. (more)Alastair Deery
The holiday was, quite simply, fantastic and it is difficult to pick "best bits". For me it was simply being outdoors in a very different environment. (more)Elizabeth Johnston
From 1495 including UK flights
Winter cottage holiday in Finnish Lapland
I have wanted to visit the Arctic for a long time and had high expectations, which were met in full. It was a wrench to leave at the end of the week and the first couple of days back home I was really missing the snow and ice, the hospitality, and the sheer fun of it - we seemed to spend all week laughing. (more)Irene Mitchell
Being in an environment which was so different to our everyday environment was the most memorable part of the holiday. (more)Kate O Reilly
Most memorable? Being out in beautiful natural surroundings, untouched, serene. It felt exciting to be so far up north...Excellent. (more)Antonia Cornaro
From 1725 - 1915 including UK flights
Lapland husky safari and activity holiday, Finland
Having done many huskey trips before I can say that it was the best dog sled holiday I've ever had. (more)Mark Waddock
Wonderful and magical. Great location, people, food, accommodation, activities and the dogs. It is a holiday we will never forget and hope to return one day. (more)Jane Collingwood-Bates
From 1775 - 2145 including UK flights
Northern Lights tailor made holiday in Finland
Lots of memorable moments, the Huskies, riding the Snowmobiles across the frozen lakes at speed!! And of course the fab aurora showing on our last night... (more)joe staton
Fabulous trip. Enjoyed the whole thing. Good home cooked food, comfortable accommodation, friendly & knowledgeable guide and good company during the evenings. We had several sightings of the aurora, which was an added bonus. (more)Sue Hodges
Overall the best experience ever and would look at having more winter holidays now than summer :-) (more)Elizabeth Watson
From 875 - 975 including UK flights
Finnish Lapland activity holiday
Brilliant! Husky ride and Reindeer sleigh and snowmobile. It was all great. (more)Emily Symes
Truly excellent. Very well organized, accommodation spotless, warm, beautiful meals, clean winter suits, great activities, friendly staff, and the support of the operators representative if you needed it. (more)catherine macleod
I enjoyed all of it...Very good. (more)Vicki May
From 1592 - 1798 including UK flights
Finland Northern Lights holiday, Wilderness Auroras
Memorable parts? The entire trip was a great experience! From the moment you land to the last day was very enjoyable. And the itinerary was very well planned even for single traveller like me. Tips? The package provided and dossier are very informative and has covered almost all the information. Local benefits? yes Overall rating? Very enjoyable! (more)Adeline Teo
From 1375 - 1625 including UK flights
Northern lights short break, Finland
It was in my top three holidays and I have travelled a lot. An absolute must! (more)Thomas White
The most memorable part of the holiday was husky sledging...Daughter said, "best holiday ever". (more)Alison Ferguson
When the skies opened up on our final night, it was like a big bow on top of a really special present. Amazing!...This was an amazing adventure. I would really recommend participating in all the activities as they provided me with an enthusiastic adventure each and every day. (more)Rene Ostapuk
From 1315 - 1345 including UK flights
Northern lights family holiday, tailor made
Memorable parts? We loved all of it - the food, accommodation, tour guides and the northern lights were spectacular. The trip was very well organised and everything came together nicely. We travel a lot and this trip did not disappoint. Tips? Bring a hairdryer as there was not one in our room. We might have been able to borrow one - we didn't ask. Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? Excellent (more)Penny Salmon
From 1095 - 1225 including UK flights
Husky safari in Finland
If you love dogs and don't mind roughing it then this is the holiday for you. The income provided to the local economy is the main income for the year. The footprint on the environment is minimal. (more)Ian Curley
The most memorable part of the holiday was not just one thing, but many memories of which - flying down hill trying to control my sledge and not fall off, making snow angels before going back into the sauna, lunch on an open fire on a frozen lake, the views, the noise of the dogs as we got ready in the morning to leave. (more)Kathryn Haw
An unforgettable experience...Riding on husky driven sledges through a winter wonderland was the most memorable part. (more)kate Pottinger
From 1675 - 1945 including UK flights
Log cabin holiday in Finland, with activities
The most memorable parts were the Food, the Huskies, the snowmobile trip. (more)John Rawstrone
Very memorable and would not hesitate to visit again, given the time and opportunity. Exciting part was the Snow Shoe walk at night in the Woods with an experienced guide imparting knowledge about the fauna and wildlife. (more)Tan Juliana
Though not able to see any northern light, the only memorable night was the smoked salmon dinner. (more)HC Toh
From 1095 - 1245 including UK flights
Finnish Lapland Christmas and New Year holiday
Memorable parts? Husky safari Tips? Only pack warm clothes, no need to dress up Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? Very good, but the transfer times were ridiculous (more)Jane Youngs
From 1585 including UK flights
Tailor made husky safari in Wild Taiga, Finland
Amazing, fantastic, once in a lifetime holiday experience. We could see that our hosts had very responsible attitudes towards the environment and were working to preserve the local wildlife as well as providing really attentive care for their huskies. (more)Liz Booth
The most memorable part was meeting the dogs, steering the sled and the complete change of scenery and fresh air. The chance to sample local food (moose, reindeer, berries) which was mostly excellent. (more)Katherine Stuart
Husky sledding across a frozen lake just before sunset was the most memorable part of the holiday (more)James Hamand
From 1020 excluding flights
Ski touring holiday in Finland, Russian border
Staying in a log house without electricity or running water, surrounded by a snowy, silent landscape & enjoying a sauna after a day skiing across frozen lakes, over bogs and through forests. (more)Anna Jeffrey
The most memorable part of the holiday was the professional organisation & friendly & welcoming people at the places we stayed at. (more)Alan Reimer
The most memorable part was each day -- Skiing (47 KM on the longest day) under sunny, blue skies with beautiful scenery, fun people and a supportive, helpful guide, eating lunch by the fire, seeing the Russian border and animal tracks, then having a well deserved sauna and delicious meal. (more)Elizabeth Babos
From 920 excluding flights
Finland winter activity holiday & Northern Lights
Huskies. Location. Snowshoeing. (more)Viki Day
Fantastic experience - the most enjoyable activity holiday I have ever done. (more)Jonathan Gilbert
From 1529 - 1799 including UK flights
Wild Taiga self drive holiday in Finland
Almost whole tour of ours was exciting as every mile / kilometer of our drive in FINLAND was mesmerizing and exciting. All the activities of sports was new and knowledgable for us. (more)Nehal Lekhadia
we had great time and would definitely go back....seeing the wolverine, bears and willow grouse (more)Mohni Gujral
We saw bears and wolverines but not wolves. Helsinki was good with broad streets and plenty of green spaces. Three stars covers it. Good for seekers of solitude. (more)Richard Tabony
From 720 excluding flights
Winter adventure in Finland
The husky tour is probably my favourite but I enjoyed the Northern Lights, the snowmobile, the snowshoeing, the cross country skiing, the ice hotel, the reindeer!! (more)Sharn Gill
Every day was an adventure, so difficult to single one experience out really, but I'll go for the husky sledding. We expected someone else to be driving - controlling the dogs yourself (though I use the word "control" in the loosest sense) was utterly exhilarating. The accommodation and surroundings were fabulous too. (more)Jonathan Green
Excellent experience, good taster of the best that Lapland has to offer. Beautifully snowy countryside and not as cold as I expected. Most memorable was overnight husky safari, getting to bond with your team of dogs. Then running out in our pyjamas to watch the northern lights! (more)Amanda Newnham
From 1685 - 1890 including UK flights
Lapland Northern Lights holiday
Memorable parts? I went on this trip hoping to see the Northern Lights. We did not see them on this trip, but I enjoyed the trip so much, I would happily return, lights or no lights. Some memories: watching the beauty of a light snow falling on pine trees from the dining room while enjoying a lunch of homemade soup and bread (I don't see much snow where I live), traveling through the woods on a sledge pulled by snowmobiles while covered with blankets , a very good talk about the Northern... (more)Sally Means
From 1250 including UK flights
Hiking with huskies holiday in Finland
Memorable parts? The scenery was fantastic - pristine pine forests dotted with lakes but the most enjoyable part was getting to know our guide, Aki, and of course the dogs! We each had a dog on a harness that pulled us along - power assisted hiking! Our launch spot was lovely, as were the pancakes we cooked and ate with wild berries (blueberries) from the forest. We loved our day out with the dogs almost as much as they did! Tips? It's really very easy to hike with huskies, you... (more)Justin Francis
From 998 - 1138 excluding flights
Wild Taiga winter activity holiday, Finland
Once in a lifetime experience...Experiencing something new every day, from trying new foods to trying new activities. (more)Mandy Read
Excellent. A holiday that is a cut above. The tranquil snow dusted beauty of the lakescape and surrounding forests. It is so rare these days to go to somewhere so untouched where the silence is palpable. (more)Jane Edmondson
So many wonderful things, I'd struggle to specify just one - eating delicious Finnish tapas whilst the snow fell in Helsinki, being treated to an impromptu Christmas singsong by a choir whilst on the ferry across to Suomenlinna, being in charge of our own Husky drawn sledge (and then meeting Husky puppies!), barbequeing sausages on an open fire whilst sitting on reindeer hides in minus 25 degree temperatures, the exceptionally friendly people, the majesty of the snow covered forests, the tranquility... (more)Carolyne Coupel
From 1172 - 1389 excluding flights
Watch brown bears in Finland
Excellent...being in a bear hide and seeing the Brown Bears was the most memorable part. (more)Anne Higgins
A very enjoyable holiday...the most exciting moment was when a brown bear came into view after a wait of 9.5 hours in the hide (more)Rosemary Dunk
The most memorable parts of the holiday was spending the night in the hide. Great views of several bird species and then a sighting of a single female brown bear. The hide was well constructed, comfortable and better than others I have spent time in. (more)Paul Butler
From 749 - 879 including UK flights
Finland huski safari & Northern Lights holiday
Memorable parts? The most memorable part of the holiday was how beautiful and peaceful Finland was where we were staying and how peaceful and quiet the sled dogs were once they were working. Tips? Tips for other travellers going on this holiday is to make sure you are reasonably fit before going, and you must be a dog lover. Local benefits? We were very back to nature and conserved energy within the cabins we stayed in. We used open fires to cook when we were out treking. Tips? The... (more)Tina Donovan
From 2349 including UK flights
Autumn Northern Lights holiday in Finland
It was fantastic, a trip of a life time...being able to watch the Northern Lights and the views across the fjord from our fisherman's hut were the most memorable parts. (more)Josephine Boorman
A brilliant family holiday for us, lots of interesting and exciting things to do and see. (more)Russell Needham
From 795 excluding flights
Lapland winter adventure holiday
It was excellent - far better than I had hoped for. This was a memorable holiday from beginning to end. Lots of winter activities that we took part in, with help and encouragement from an excellent guide. Saw the northern lights on two occasions. (more)Jane Beauchamp
The husky sledging was amazing and we also got to see the northern lights we did something nearly everyday and enjoyed every minute, went to the ice hotel you can't really explain in words how pretty the scenery is you have to go and see it to believe it. (more)Karen Waller
Driving a snowmobile was most memorable - 80 km journey to visit the Lainio Snow Village. Quite an exciting ride!Very good. I need to do another trip to see Northern Lights a bit better though! (more)Lucy Thomson
From 1585 including UK flights
Family multi activity week in Finland
We all agreed that the husky safari was the best part of the trip. The kids enjoyed cuddling the dogs very much; they were the friendliest bunch of dogs ever seen. (more)Leontine Mastenbroek
The most memorable feature of the holiday - to the average city-dwelling Brit - was the landscape. Forests and frozen lakes, big skies and 18-hours of daylight - our girls were convinced they were in Narnia (the thaw suggesting Aslan would arrive soon). (more)Anon
The best part of the holiday was the husky safari, followed by the snow mobiling. The walk on the first day was good - but we would have liked to have done more/gone a bit further. (more)Liz Gregory
From 1595 - 1745 including UK flights
Winter holiday in Finnish Lapland
Very good. Jeris resort is quiet away from crowds, good resting place after long active days. Good overall package, good food quality and quantity. Friendly staff. You need to help with feeding dogs and collect firewood, but wilderness cabin is a great experience. Open fires warm it up, is cosy. (more)Peter Varnes
Excellent! We managed to pack in a taster of most activities during our 4 day stay and found time to explore on our own too. Jeris Hotel where we stayed is friendly, comfortable, welcoming and is in the most beautiful setting on the lakeside. (more)Janet Anderson
A good all-round winter activity experience; value-for-money. (more)Carolyn Neville
From 875 - 1100 including UK flights
Cycling holiday in Finland, forests and lakes
Memorable parts? The vast feeling of space and peacefulness. Staying in cabins on the shore of the lake and some great cycling. Tips? It was the mosquito season and they were voracious, so bring plenty of repellent! Local benefits? It certainly benefited local people who ran small guest houses where we stayed. Overall rating? Very, very highly. It certainly was one of the best cycling holidays we have ever done. (more)Paul Scott
From 550 excluding flights
Wolverine photography tour in Finland
Memorable parts? Seeing a total of 5 different wolverines up close in a few hours - amazing when there are only about 150 in the whole country. Tips? Take plenty of memory cards because you'll need them if you are as lucky as I was. Local benefits? Yes - the money went towards the cost of providing a feeding station throughout the year. This feeding station not only supported wolverines but also bears, ravens and other wildlife. Overall rating? Fantastic - the wildlife... (more)Christine Cheney
From 1495 excluding flights
Family winter holiday in Finland, Wild Taiga
Memorable parts? The number and variety of the activities available for our family, with children ranging from age 9 -16. We were able to go cross country skiing, do the biathalon, drive snow mobiles, snow shoe, float down icy rapids in a survival suit, go ice fishing and, the all time favorite, go dog sledding with the huskies. We loved being able to walk out of the hotel and take advantage of the miles and miles of ski trails (which were well maintained). The kids also loved being able... (more)Lesley Lahm
From 737 - 1086 excluding flights
Finland snowshoeing holiday
Memorable parts? The whole holiday was amazing, the location, the walks, skiing & husky sledding, the accommodation, the food & the wonderful staff who did their utmost to ensure that it was an unforgettable experience for us Tips? I thought that "winter equipment provided" meant snowshoes, skis & boots etc but all clothing (plus thermos, head torch, rucksack) was also available to borrow, no need to pack anything other than a few baselayers & something comfortable for the evening.... (more)Pauline Hawes
From 1229 including UK flights
Father Christmas holiday in Lapland
Memorable parts? 1. Walking through the forest to meet Santa. If you want a non-commercialised, fairy-tale Santa experience this is it. I believe!!! 2. Husky sledding - was truly amazing. Tips? 1. Make sure you leave plenty of time between landing in Helsinki and catching the connecting flight. 2. Spend that little bit extra buying the right clothing to enjoy the holiday rather than spend the week freezing outside. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Fantastic!... (more)Claire Millins
From 962 - 1172 excluding flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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