Travel to Finland

Travel to Finland


Finland offers something special for all tastes and budgets. Explore our must see travel guide of what to do, where to stay, what to eat, and how much it costs in Finland.

Capital

Helsinki

Currency

Euro (EUR, €)

Population

5 544 289 (04.2020)

GDP

$276.7 billion

GDP PER CAPITA, PPP

$51,185

Language

Finnish, Swedish

Big Mac Index

4.58 (Euro area, 2020)

Inflation Index

+0.6% (03/2020)


Country Facts

Is Finland in the EU?

Yes, Finland is a member of the European Union and the Schengen area. Finland joined the EU 25 years ago in January 1, 1995.

What do Finns call Finland?

The world calls the country Finland, though Finland calls itself Suomi. In Finnish language, suo means “bog” or “swamp” and maa means “land”.

Is Finland safe?

Country ranks #14 out of 163 according to Global Peace Index 2019 produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP)

Overall Best Countries in the World index

#14 in Best Countries Overall 2020; #14 out of 80 in 2019 by USnews&world report

Happiest Country in the World

Finland is named the Happiest Country in the World in 2018, 2019 and 2020 according to United Nations World Happiness Report

Is tap water in Finland safe to drink?

Yes, according to HSY Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority