Nature activities

Hiking and trekking

Finland has a lot of forests and few people. Hiking and trekking are part of the national identity. It is good to remember that Finland is in general a very safe country for hiking, camping and trekking. You can rarely see wild animals in natural surroundings or encounter natural hazards.

Read more: Hiking and Safety.

In case you are planning to do a longer hike, read information about the things you should pay attention to Nationalparks. If you go hiking in short trails, you don’t need any special equipment. A good pair of sneakers and proper clothing will do fine. There are a lot of nature trails in Vaasa region.

Read more: VisitVaasa