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Finland in August
Written by Shrinidhi H on November 14, 2022 Share on

Finland in August – Weather, Places to Visit and Festivals

Summer is in full swing in southern Europe, but it is winding down in Finland. As the weather cools, residents return to school and work. This means that now could be an excellent time to visit Finland. Continue reading to learn more about visiting Finland in August. Excited to visit this amazing Paradise on Earth? Scroll down to know more about the weather, places to visit and more in Finland in August!

Weather in Finland in August

Along with June and July, August is one of Finland’s warmest months. However, the average temperature in August is lower than in July, and you may feel a little autumn towards the end of the month. The national average temperature is 15 ° C, but temperatures can be high in the south and centre. August also has more rain than June and July, so it can rain, but in most cases the weather is fine. 

Days will be a little shorter,  certainly not as long as the end of June when the sun doesn’t set in most of Finland, but it’s still longer than most travellers returning home.

Also Read: Finland in July – Spend your summer on the streets of the happiest country!

Places to visit in Finland in August

1. Northern Lights

Ideally found in Lapland, Finland between September and March, Northern Lights, or Aurora, is a surreal visual treat that puts the viewer in a trance. These lights in the sky are a mysterious and extraordinary experience and one of Finland’s most breathtaking attractions. It made you so excited, are you planning a trip to beautiful Finland soon? 

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2. Santa Claus Village

Located in the snow-capped mountains of Lapland, this enchanting amusement park is the Finnish version of  Disneyland. There are nice restaurants, husky and reindeer sledges, igloo hotels, safaris and excursions where you can find what you are interested in. Your trip to  Finland would be incomplete without a visit to this visual treat. Are you ready to explore this village now?

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3. Aland

Aland is an old and picturesque archipelago best known as a paradise for nature lovers. Visit the Maritime Museum and the Open Air Museum here to dig deeper into ancient Finnish culture. Aland, one of Finland’s most peaceful destinations, allows you to relax and enjoy your vacation in Finland.

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Also Read: 13 Top Reasons to Visit Finland ~ The Happiest Country in the World

4. Helsinki

This beautiful city is the capital of Finland and one of Finland’s most popular tourist attractions. Modern buildings, lush landscapes and a bustling urban spirit give the city a special atmosphere. Take a ferry or sample traditional Finnish cuisine at Helsinki Market Square,  one of Finland’s top attractions! Don’t miss Europe, one of Finland’s most beautiful places! 

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5. Sibelius Monument

This monument was built in honour of Jean Sibelius, a nationally recognized music composer,  with more than 600 hollow steel pipes combined to form an organ. A spectacular sight that conveys a volume about Finnish culture and heritage. The perfect place for all history lovers and culture vultures who want to know more about Finns!

 Sibelius Monument
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Also Read: Find Out Why World’s Happiest Country, Finland, Should Be On Every Traveller’s Bucketlist

6. Tampere

Located between Lake Nasiyarbi and Lake Puhayarbi, the Tampere boasts vibrant artwork and exciting activities during the winter season for all types of tourists. Don’t miss the Amuri Outdoor Park and the Moomin Valley Museum. You can learn about the history of the country and various exhibitions. Ready to visit one of Finland’s most beautiful places?

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7. Porvoo

Known as one of Finland’s few medieval settlements, the town has a history of more than 600 years and many are unaware, that the cobbled squares of the town are of the Swedish masters who once lived here. It is a work based on the specifications. You can often get a glimpse of the stories of  Russian and Danish invaders hidden in Porvoo Cathedral.

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8. Nuuksio National Park

Nuuksio National Park is rich in wildlife and covers a large area with plenty of camping and skiing opportunities. With long, uninterrupted trails for cycling, hiking and horseback riding, this park is one of Finland’s best-preserved places. Surrounded by the blessings of Finland’s nature, it offers stunning views of the lush greenery. What more can I ask for? 

Nuuksio National Park
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Festivals in Finland in August

Organ and Arias Festival, Espoo

Classical music lovers will get the value of money in Finland in June. The festival begins in June and lasts until August. 

Flow Festival, Helsinki

Held in the capital, this 23-day music festival offers a platform for a wide range of music genres, from indie rock to jazz to folk. It will be held in mid-August, so it is recommended to book your ticket in advance. 

SAMPO Festival, Helsinki

This doll festival is held from late August to early September. This includes puppet theatre companies from around the world. It’s not just for kids, but the whole family will find something to entertain and enjoy. 

Helsinki Festival

Finland’s largest multi-art festival is held for two weeks, in late August and early September.

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Frequently Asked Questions about  Finland in August

What can’t be missed in Finland? 

Finland is famous for many things. When you’re in Finland, you can meet real Santa Claus, see the northern lights, and ride a reindeer sleigh. You can also explore Finnish lakes and wilderness.

When is the best time to travel to Finland?

Finland offers different experiences at different times of the year, so the best time to travel to Finland varies. If you want to enjoy Finnish Christmas, lots of snow and winter sports,  December is the best time to go. Spring from April to May is the best time to enjoy the natural scenery. Enjoy the long and warm summer days of June, July and August.

Is Finland a great destination? 

Yes, Finland is a great destination. The country is full of attractions and activities such as northern lights,  Santa villages, lakes and Christmas markets. It is one of the safest countries in the world. 

What is Finland’s most popular city?

Helsinki is also Finland’s capital, making it Finland’s most popular city. The capital is full of great restaurants, bars and cafes.

Finland is one of those unique destinations that, unlike other popular tourist destinations, has remained intact and pristine. Finland has no shortage of places to visit, and it appeals to the adventurer, tourist, shopper, and culture-lover in you! If you want to experience everything that Finland has to offer, plan your personalised trip to Finland right away with Pickyourtrail! Check out Finland Tour Packages at affordable rates only at Pickyourtrail.

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