Discover Finland´s outdoor activities!

Official Outdoors Finland outdoors portal takes you straight to the nature

Outdoors Finland -portal guides you to the best hiking, cycling and canoeing trails in Finland. Here you can find the trails and important services around the trails. At the moment portal covers Southern Finland but in the future it will expand to cover the whole Finland. Find your own trail and spend a relaxing and refreshing day or whole holiday exploring the great outdoor possibilities of Finland.

Hiking, cycling and canoeing trails can be found by choosing the activity and county from the main menu. Maps and guides page gives you information about printed and downloadable maps, gps-tracks, topographic maps etc. Outdoors Finland’s Facebook –page provides more pictures and interesting ideas about trails and nature in  Finland.You can also contact us via Facebook and we are happy to answer your questions.

Cycle through beautiful nature and cultural landscapes in Finland

Bicycle touring in Finland takes you to beautiful lakes and forest areas, lovely rural regions and lively towns. Best time for cycle tour is from May to September. Enjoy strawberries from market place and spend a night in a cozy rural accommodation in the countryside while enjoying the beautiful diverse nature in Finland. That’s bicycle touring at its best!

National routes take you from major cities to another or along the great waters of Finland. Regional routes are shorter round trips within a certain region. Eurovelo routes are part of European wide Eurovelo cycle tour network.

Hiking trails take you to beautiful nature and hiking destinations

Finland offers diverse hiking possibilities: beautiful national parks, spectacular lake views, vast marsh areas and atmospheric trails in forests. Choose a destination and enjoy the great hiking possibilities of Finland. Here at you can find the best hiking trails. Our tracks are mainly short day trips between 2 and 15 km. However there are also a couple longer options for overnight trips.

Experience the vast canoeing possibilities in Finland

Finland offers wide variety of canoeing experiences from beginners to experienced paddlers. Lovely coastal area with its beautiful archipelago, beautiful lakes and variety of rivers offer unparalleled opportunities for canoeing in beautiful and clean natural environment. Here you can find Finland’s best canoeing routes with rental or guiding services available. You can explore these routes without your own equipment and even if you have never paddled before, you can take a guided tour to explore the beautiful waters of Finland.

Outdoors Finland – Official outdoors portal of Finland

Outdoors Finland –portal is created by Outdoors Finland South –project administered by Lahti University of Applied Sciences and funded by Uusimaa-, Häme- and Southeastern Finland’s Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.


Spend a great time outdoors in Finland!