What to take to Finland
If you are interested in what to take to Finland, then first familiarize yourself with the climate of this country. Tourists are advised to pay close attention to their wardrobe. There are two seasons in this country - summer and winter. Spring and autumn pass very quickly there, so they are not remembered. Winter in Finland is too long, however, the days are short at this time of the year. The polar night can be observed in Lapland.
In Helsinki (southern part of the country), winter lasts 5 months. In Lapland (northern Finland) it lasts 7 months. The whole of Finland is covered with snow, all lakes and rivers freeze over. Therefore, the Finnish winter is ideal for skiers. The best months for them are March and February. Considering these climate features, take warm clothes with you: a jacket, sweater, hat, socks, scarf, etc..
Necessary things for a tourist
For fans of outdoor activities, you need clothes that do not get wet and keep you warm. It is very important to have good shoes with thick soles. Bring your boots in case of rainy weather. Finland has excellent water parks. If you are planning to visit one of them, put a swimsuit, flip-flops and a rubber cap in your travel bag..
Some tourists bring skis and even bicycles with them, as the country provides excellent opportunities for outdoor activities. This option is not suitable for traveling light. If you do not want to carry an extra load on yourself, do not take sports equipment. Such equipment can be rented right on the spot..
The most important!
The main thing to take care of when going to Finland is a sufficient amount of money. In this country, the euro is widespread. Therefore, you don't have to take dollars with you. It is not a problem to exchange dollars, but the rate will not be very profitable. All conditions for cashless payments have been created in Finland. Bank cards MasterCard and Visa are accepted everywhere.
Irreplaceable little things
When traveling, you should take a map, a Russian-Finnish phrasebook and a navigator. Pack a first aid kit so you have first aid supplies on hand. Among the drugs should be pain relievers, remedies for colds, rhinitis, allergies. Tourists who have already been to Finland recommend taking funds for mosquitoes and midges. If your trip will take place through picturesque Finnish forests, then you will not be able to do without repellents. Strawberry picking is popular in Finland. Knee pads are required to participate. You also need to put your camera and camcorder in your suitcase. There are a lot of beautiful natural attractions and delightful landscapes in the country..