Walking under the winter sky of Finland has something magical. White flakes are falling, everything is painted in white, the sky is grey, the scarfs are wrapped tightly around the neck. It is really cold, one might say awfully cold. It is also inviting, the forests open their arms for you to walk among their protecting trees, revealing natures wintery secrets. Secrets you go on and on about in a cosy café with a warming tea in your hand.

Explore Finland Under the Winter Sky in 20 Pictures

It’s not the first time someone says I should visit Finland in summer. “Everything’s prettier, the nature is stunning, and all the things you can do…”. And it’s not the first time I wonder what Finns see when they are in the forest. Don’t they see the snow-capped forests? Don’t they see what I see: white trees, fairytale landscapes, fluffy white snow, colourful sunsets?

Even from above, while landing in Helsinki I’m stunned by the sheer endless amount of trees and all the white powder. Before coming to Finland, I’ve never been a big winter fan, but now I am convinced.

I would have said there is nothing I dislike about Finland, until I felt because I am not used to the slippery streets.

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  • While I have not been to Finland, yet, I naturally think of visiting in the summer time. I love your photos of winter in Finland and I am rethinking my hard-headed decision. Finland would be magnificent to visit anytime of the year!

    • Thank you 🙂
      Finland is great in summer as well! Stunning nature and lots of outdoor activities.

  • Finland looks to be a beautiful place to visit. Now, I can do without the cold, but winter does have its own set of beauty. The architecture looks stunning, as well. And you have proven, that 20 photos can tell a great story!

  • Kenny T.K. Chow

    Nice picture of Finland and one thing for me is everything close @ 4 in winter :S.
    But I did spend a nice holiday in Finland exploring the city as well as the beautiful museums.
    https://knycxjourneying.com/2016/01/16/helsinki-museum-collage-14/ @ knycx.journeying

  • Your video is such a beautiful montage! Finland looks absolutely magical – especially in the winter! I’d love to go this year, thanks for sharing 🙂