This park offers many options for accommodation if you wish to stay overnight. You can choose from a camp-site, a campervan, a caravan, a hut, a tent and a lean-to shelter. The closest airport to the park is 80 kms away in Kuusamo. From there, you can reach the park by car in roughly an hour’s time.
Teijo National Park
Teijo is especially known for its historic ironworks villages.
Teijo National Park has a remarkable landscape that includes serene lakes, beautiful pine forests and thick marshes. It offers exciting adventure activities like hiking, orienteering, canoeing, rowing, sailing, and boating in addition to berry and mushroom picking. Teijo is especially known for its historic ironworks villages, the residents of which still practise the art of creating traditional Finnish handicrafts. Exhibitions are often held within the park premises, so you can purchase works by local artisans.
Teijo is located close to Finland’s Archipelago National Park. Hailed as one of the world’s most gorgeous archipelagos, this national park offers ferry and boat services to help visitors travel between islets.
You can get to Teijo National Park from Helsinki by car within two hours. You can stay overnight within the park premises as well.
Archipelago National Park
Archipelago National Park is home to thousands of sun-kissed islands.
Nestled in south-western Finland, the Archipelago National Park is home to thousands of sun-kissed islands in the Archipelago Sea. You can spend the day hiking on forest trails; experiencing traditional Finnish village life; cycling along the famous Archipelago Trail; or exploring the islands by canoe.
Archipelago National Park is a three-hour car ride from Helsinki. Hut accommodation is available for guests who wish to stay longer than a day.
Oulanka National Park
Oulanka National Park contains some of Finland’s most popular hiking routes.
Sitting close to the Russian border in Southern Lapland, Oulanka National Park contains some of Finland’s most popular hiking routes. The Arctic forests here are marked by tall pine trees, cascading waterfalls and gushing rivers.
The main and remarkable sights to visit in this park are the Rupakivi Rock, the Oulanka Canyon, the Ristikallio Cliffs, the Kallioportti Cliffs, and the Taivalköngäs Rapids.
A well-known trail at Oulanka National Park is the Karhunkierros Trail, which winds a path marked by hanging bridges suspended over splendid gorges. You can also canoe across the calm waters of the peaceful Oulankajoki River here.