Tourism On The Rise In Finland


In 2012, there were more overnight stays than ever before in Finland. Amount of domestic overnight tourists remained at the same level as during 2011, but the 5 % growth came from foreign tourists staying in Finland.

A total of 20.3 million overnight stays were recorded in Finland in 2012, from which foreign tourists cover 7.6 million. Foreign visitors brought a substantial € 2.3 billion to Finland, which was approximately € 70 million or 3 % more than in the previous year. Most tourists came to Finland from neighbouring countries Russia and Sweden as well as from Germany and the United Kingdom. (Source:

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