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Découvrir la Finlande

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Identity Card:
  • Capital : Helsinki

  • Population 5422950 hab .

  • Constitution: Parliamentary Republic

  • Language : Finnish, Swedish

  • Religion Evangelical Lutheran Church

    Entry requirements:
    • Visa No, national identity card or valid passport is sufficient for tourism .

    • Passport No, national map of sufficient identity to a European national .

      • Currency Euro

      • Payment Cards : There are vending machines everywhere in cities, Visa, Mastercard and Maestro will allow you to withdraw money or pay directly traders.

      • Budget stay 1 Week 350-800 Euro

        • Restaurants
          Cheap : less than 10 € / person
          Average . 20 € / person
          Premium : more than 40 € / person.

          • accommodation
            Cheap : less than 25 € / night
            way Price: 50-90 € / night
            Premium : more than 120 € / night


            How to get there?

            • By Air: The main airport of Finland is Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. About 30 international airlines offer flights to Helsinki-Vantaa, including low cost carriers such as Easyjet from Paris. Ryanair uses the airport of Tampere, while Wizz Air is based in Turku.

            • By train: Helsinki is connected to St. Petersburg, express trains run between the two cities in 3 hours. There are no direct trains between Sweden or Norway and Finland (the track gauge is different).

            • By Ferry: Helsinki and Tallinn are only 80 km away by sea, ferries are many between the two cities. There are no scheduled services to Latvia or Lithuania, but some operators offer cruises in summer. There are also links with Germany from Travemunde near Lübeck and Hamburg.

              On site:

              • Car : The best time to visit Finland by car is during the summer. During winter driving is difficult because of snow and ice. Rent a car in Finland amounts to about 80 euros per day.

              • Bus The Matkahuolto company provides long distance trips by bus, and that even in the most remote regions of northern Finland.

              • Train : The train is a good way to travel in Finland, especially between the cities of Helsinki, Tampere, Turku and Lahti, which are connected by fast trains.

              • plane The fastest but most expensive way to move Finalnde. Finnair and Blue1 are the two major companies serving the domestic routes.

                • Vaccinations No mandatory vaccines

                • Tips : To obtain the European Health Insurance Card before departure .

                  • Delinquency: Almost nonexistent, at first you will have no problem in Finland, just avoid the soûles meat output bars on weekends

                    • Climate Nordic Climate in the south, subarctic in north .

                    • Average temperatures 20 & deg; C in summer and 0 & deg; C in winter .

                    • Best time to reach Wait for the spring and summer to enjoy Finland, except of course if the purpose of your trip is the practice of sports winter.

                      Daily life:
                      • Time difference : UTC +2

                      • Electrical Outlets : 230V / 50Hz (European plug)

                      • Calling code 00 358

                      • internet, wifi : Internet cafes are rare in this country where everyone has Internet at home and in the office, but almost all public libraries offer free Internet access.

                      • Features : In the north the sun never sets in the summer and never rises in winter (late November to late January)