Tourism To Finland Grew By A Fifth Last Summer


According to a joint border interview survey conducted by Statistics Finland and Finnish Tourist Board, the interest foreign travelers’ show towards Finland increased during the summer of 2011.

Between the months of May and October, Finland received a total of 4,3, million foreigners which means a 19 per cent increase when compared to the previous year.

The most numerous were visitors from Russia, 1, 7 million. Estonians came to Finland with a force of 466,000 people and the Swedish came third. Also, a significant number of people travelled to Finland from Germany, Norway and Great Britain.

Majority of the foreigners, 54 per cent, arriving in Finland were leisure travelers and the average stay in the country lasted 4,5 nights. (Source:, )

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