It is 10 weeks to go till Christmas! Now is the perfect time to plan what to do during winter. Many tourists visit Santa Village and cross the Arctic Circle in winter. However, there are also some budget-friendly activities and MUST-TO-DO practice.
Top 1: Chasing Northern Lights
March to December is the best time to see Aurora light in Finland It is easy to see amazing Aurora light during winter in Finland, especially the place which has less light pollution. In addition, you can download the APP called '' Aurora '' to check how many chances of seeing the Northern Lights in your current location.
Top 2: Snowy Thrills after Sauna
Sauna visits are a weekly ritual in Finland, but during the winter, there's a must-do practice that truly embodies the Finnish spirit of SISU. After the intense heat of the sauna, the exhilarating contrast of rolling in the snow and taking a dip in the icy lake not only refreshes the skin but also rejuvenates the mind. This unique experience creates a profound sense of well-being, and it's a testament to the enduring Finnish resilience. Trust me, you'll find it invigorating and unforgettable!
Top 3: Enjoy Activities on Snow and Ice
In Finland, the winter season brings a delightful transformation to the landscape. Many football courts turn into ski courts, inviting both enthusiasts to enjoy the exhilaration of skiing and ice hockey. Ice hockey is one of the Finnish winter sports. If you want a more serene experience, gliding on a sled cross on a frozen lake surrounded by wonderful natural beauty. It's a unique way to immerse yourself in Finland's winter wonderland.
Top 4: Discover Christmas Markets
Exploring the Finnish Christmas markets is an enchanting journey into the heart of Finnish traditions. At these markets, you'll find more than just stalls and vendors; you'll discover the very essence of Finnish culture. Whether it's savoring the warmth of traditional Finnish foods, selecting handcrafted gifts brimming with local artistry, or unearthing unique vintage treasures. Last but not least, it's the shared experience of the festive atmosphere that truly warms the heart.
Top 5: Give a try to Joulutorttu and Glögi
Joulutorttu is a Finnish Christmas pastry. It's a delightful treat that graces every family's table during the holiday season. While it's a cherished homemade tradition, you can also find these delectable pastries at the heartwarming Christmas markets. Additionally, there's Glögi, a warm and comforting Nordic drink, that can always be seen during the Christmas season. But what makes the Finnish version of Glögi special, is the blackcurrant juice. It provides a deeper, more pronounced berry flavor. It's this unique twist that will have you returning for another sip.
Finland's winter season offers various activities and experiences that continue exploring. So, make the most of this winter season and create cherished memories in the breathtaking landscapes of Finland. The adventure, the culture, and the flavors await – all you have to do is take that first step into the enchanting embrace of Finnish winter. In the meanwhile, check now our KIKI'S HOME BOX's webshop for getting some kitchen kits or housewares kits for the coming new year.