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Finnish street during winter / Sarari1123 / Pixabay
Finnish street during winter / Sarari1123 / Pixabay
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18 Photos That Show Finland is the Perfect Winter Destination

Picture of Jessica Wood
Updated: 21 September 2017
Finland is a land of harsh winters with short and dark days, but it is also a land of stunning snow-covered landscapes, exhilarating winter sports, and sights that can’t be seen anywhere else in the world. If you are visiting Finland during the winter or staying at one of the country’s top ski resorts, you can see all of these wonders for yourself. These photos from throughout Finland should prove to you why it is the perfect destination for a winter holiday:
Cross country skiing / adege / Pixabay
Cross country skiing / adege / Pixabay | Cross country skiing / adege / Pixabay
Iced over ocean / Finmiki / Pixabay
Iced over ocean / Finmiki / Pixabay | Iced over ocean / Finmiki / Pixabay
Snow covered logs / VMHolding / Pixabay
Snow covered logs / VMHolding / Pixabay | Snow covered logs / VMHolding / Pixabay
Ice hockey game against Norway / Public domain / WikiCommons
Ice hockey game against Norway / Public domain / WikiCommons | Ice hockey game against Norway / Public domain / WikiCommons
Finnish Alpine Master's Cup 2011 / Janne / Flickr
Finnish Alpine Master's Cup 2011 / Janne / Flickr | Finnish Alpine Master’s Cup 2011 / Janne / Flickr
Horseback riding through the snow / Visit Lakeland / Flickr
Horseback riding through the snow / Visit Lakeland / Flickr | Horseback riding through the snow / Visit Lakeland / Flickr
Northern Lights / Stròlic Furlàn - Davide Gabino
/ Flickr
Northern Lights / Stròlic Furlàn - Davide Gabino / Flickr | Northern Lights / Stròlic Furlàn – Davide Gabino/Flickr
Ice rink in central Helsinki /  Timo Newton-Syms / Flickr
Ice rink in central Helsinki / Timo Newton-Syms / Flickr | Ice rink in central Helsinki / Timo Newton-Syms / Flickr
Candles at a graveyard on All Saint's Day / Timo Newton-Syms / Flickr
Candles at a graveyard on All Saint's Day / Timo Newton-Syms / Flickr | Candles at a graveyard on All Saint’s Day / Timo Newton-Syms / Flickr
Church at Lainio Snow Village / Leo-setä / Flickr
Church at Lainio Snow Village / Leo-setä / Flickr | Church at Lainio Snow Village / Leo-setä / Flickr
Frost covered trees and field / Dave_S / Flickr
Frost covered trees and field / Dave_S / Flickr | Frost covered trees and field / Dave_S / Flickr
Black grouse on a lake / Juho Holmi / Flickr
Black grouse on a lake / Juho Holmi / Flickr | Black grouse on a lake / Juho Holmi / Flickr
Sunset at Ruka ski resort / Timo Newton-Syms / Flickr
Sunset at Ruka ski resort / Timo Newton-Syms / Flickr | Sunset at Ruka ski resort / Timo Newton-Syms / Flickr
Snowmobile silhouetted against the sunrise / Visit Lakeland / Flickr
Snowmobile silhouetted against the sunrise / Visit Lakeland / Flickr | Snowmobile silhouetted against the sunrise / Visit Lakeland / Flickr
Huskies preparing for a sled ride / Timo Newton-Syms / Flickr
Huskies preparing for a sled ride / Timo Newton-Syms / Flickr | Huskies preparing for a sled ride / Timo Newton-Syms / Flickr
Nordic skating on the Gulf of Bothnia / Juho Holmi / Flickr
Nordic skating on the Gulf of Bothnia / Juho Holmi / Flickr | Nordic skating on the Gulf of Bothnia / Juho Holmi / Flickr
Winter campfire / 12019 / Pixabay
Winter campfire / 12019 / Pixabay | Winter campfire / 12019 / Pixabay
Finland ski resort / 12019 / Pixabay
Finland ski resort / 12019 / Pixabay | Finland ski resort / 12019 / Pixabay