The national currency of Finland is the Euro. As of July, 2015: 1 CND = 0.72 Euro.
Visa and Mastercard are widely accepted in Finland, and ATMs are also available in major centres. Talk to your Adventure Specialist for recommendations.
The officials languages of Finland are Finnish and Swedish.
Finland`s population is 5.439 million as of 2013.
Canadians must present a passport to visit Finland, which must be valid for at least three months beyond the date of expected departure from that country. A tourist visa is not required for a stay under 90 days. Travelers should check with the Embassy of the Republic of Finland or one of its consulates for up-to-date information.
• Winter is host to severely cold weather that is accented by the long, dark season and heavy snowfall. Temperatures can drop to as low as minus 7 degrees Celsius although normally the weather sits around just below freezing.
• Summer months are known to be clear and sunny, especially in July where temperature hovers around 17 degrees Celsius but can reach highs of 26 degrees Celsius.
The most delightful time of year is June, July, and August, when the landscapes are shimmering with vibrant colour and transportation services are operating in top-gear. Although the winter is accompanied by inhospitable weather, it is an ideal time to enjoy snow activities and try out Finland`s authentic rural saunas.