Finland is a tremendous country which is there to be enjoyed by all tourists regardless of their tastes and interests. Whether you prefer reindeer safaris, dog-sledding or just being a presence in the country’s museums and galleries, Finland can be reached easily providing you find a decent companies which regularly runs ferries to Finnish ports.
Helsinki has the largest port in Finland and this is simple to work out given the fact that it is also the country’s capital. The South Harbour is a short journey (just 2kms) from Helsinki city centre and from here, it is possible to board ferries to Estonia, Norway and Sweden with companies such as Viking, Seawind and Nordic Jet Line.
With SuperSeaCat’s ferries, it is possible to reduce slash the total hours spent on the ocean waves with Tallinn in Estonia being reached in just 120 minutes. On the other hand, if you are looking to get into Germany from Finland, Silja Line regularly runs ferries to and from Rostock and you are given the option of stopping off in Tallinn on the way if you wish.
If you don’t wish to travel to Germany or Estonia, Viking Lines can take you directly to Stockholm aboard its ferries and the total journey can be completed in under 16 hours. Those coming from the UK and particularly the north of England will be pleased to learn that Finanglia Ferries regularly offer trips between Helsinki and Hull.
The second largest stop-off for ferries in Finland is found in the city of Turku which is also known as ‘The Gateway to the West’ to locals and traders. Although it may not be as active as the bigger port in Helsinki, it’s still possible to travel to several domestic cities and cities in Sweden such as Stockholm and Mariehamn. Regardless of who you chose to sail with and where you decide to visit, you can be guaranteed that the facilities onboard these ships are of the highest order and the staff is always on hand to help.