About Bed & Breakfasts in Finland
Bed and breakfast properties are gaining popularity in Finland though they are not very well known and common like in other European countries. They are a very good opportunity for budget travelers and for those travelers who want to immerse in the authentic atmosphere of the region they visit. As a rule bed and breakfasts are established in traditional Finnish forest cottages, picturesque farm houses in the countryside and elegant town houses in the cities. They are designed in typical Scandinavian style and offer comfort, functionality, warmth and great hospitality. Very often guests of bed and breakfast properties in Finland may enjoy complete privacy. Finnish B&B are perfect home bases for touring this magnificent country and acquaint in detail with its diverse nature, people and habits.
Finland is located in the easternmost part of the Scandinavian peninsula. The largest part of its territory is covered with impressive lakes numbering at around 180 000, enchanting archipelagos and forests merged in a huge network of national natural parks. In the summer Finland hosts innumerable art festivals, while the generous weather and nature tempt everyone to experience various outdoor activities such as fishing, hunting, sunbathing, swimming, walking tours in the forests and mountains, kayaking. In the winter the Christmas festivities and events, the unique phosphorescence of the atmosphere of the northernmost Finnish region Lapland, the sledges with teams of dogs and the so called northern walking are among the greatest attractions here. Finland also has a rich religious and historic heritage. All over the country may be seen plenty of cathedrals and churches, interesting castles, rich museums, wonderful examples of architecture dating back to the times of the Swedish Empire. Major destinations in Finland are Helsinki and its region, Tampere, Turku, Rovaniemi, Oulu, the Great Lakes District