Lapland is a fairly tale region. A place to bring out the imagination of those young and old, as the region is the home of Santa Claus and his reindeer. Aside from this entertaining detail, Lapland is an Arctic Region that covers the northern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula and can lend a unique and memorable winter experience in Europe.
Åland is a Swedish region of Finland that consists of more than 6,700 islands. The islands have a lot to offer for those looking for adventurous activities. From exciting island-hopping to boating, fishing, golfing among many other things. Hopping around is quite seamless because of the plethora of bridges and ferries around. In addition, the roads on the islands are phenomenal for cycling and bike riding.
The capital of Finland, Helsinki, a thriving and colorful city on the sea consisting of wonderful islands and beautiful green parks. The city has a relaxed and low-key feel however it is alive and bustling with a large number of high quality restaurants and nightlife venues.