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Finland is a country of a thousand surprises, where you can admire unspoiled nature, visit dynamic cities and savor the taste of total relaxation. Organizing your next Golf Holiday in Finland in summer allows you to enjoy a mild climate, non-sultry temperatures and take advantage of the many hours of light that will accompany you until late at night. In summer temperatures can vary a lot, they can reach 25 ° in the south, but it is not excluded that they drop sharply, especially after mid-August, when the probability of rain increases and the summer season is drawing to a close. Finland, in the months from June to August, reaches up to almost 24 hours of light: every year it is traditional to celebrate the longest day of the year which coincides with the summer solstice (Juhannus).

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Helsinki Golf Club

To book Tee Time, it is best to send an email to the secretary of the Golf Club you have chosen, asking for availability, obviously indicating the day and an indicative time. You can find the e-mail address by opening the Golf Club website from “Open website” and then searching for “contacts” or some Golf Clubs have the form to fill out to get the Tee Time. I think it’s better to send an email to the Secretariat. Opens Google Map at the point of the Golf Club. You can have the necessary information to reach the playing field or to know the distances for example from the Hotel you have chosen for the stay.

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WHERE TO STAY IN FINLAND

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WHAT TO EAT IN FINLAND

The Finns have a decidedly Nordic culinary tradition and a way of conceiving the table and commensality in a particular way. Local products, km 0 and always fresh, are favorite: meat, fish, potatoes, vegetables, wild berries, rye bread, beer and coffee. Discovering and knowing a place also means trying the local cuisine.

  • Karjalanpiirakka

Literally “Karelian tart”, as it originates from the historical region of Karelia, this typical oval or round savory pie is now recognized by the EU as a traditional guaranteed specialty. Apart from the thin and crispy sheet of rye flour, the filling sees barley, rice or mashed potatoes, cooked in milk and mixed with butter and boiled eggs.

  • Grillimakkara

Beloved by the Finns and ideal snacks during walks in the woods, they are giant sausages cooked by the flame, served alone or in a sandwich, stuffed with mustard and accompanied by a refreshing beer, perhaps a Lapin Kulta or a Happy Joe.

  • Leipajuusto

Generally produced with cow’s milk, sometimes with reindeer or goat, and then fried or baked in the oven, this traditional “cheese pan” is served in slices or cubes and accompanied with jam or berries: blueberries, strawberries or camemoro.

  • Poronkaristys

Various are the meats consumed by the Finns (beef, pork, lamb, bear, elk and game in general) but the most loved, tasty and typical is undoubtedly reindeer meat. According to recent studies, it is one of the healthiest in the world, rich in vitamin B-12, omega-3, omega-6 and low in fat.
In this national specialty it is served stewed with mashed potatoes, ubiquitous in Nordic cuisine, and wild berries but it is also found in fillets, smoked, marinated with sauces or accompanied with fresh herbs.

  • Ruisleipa

Institution of Finnish cuisine, it is rye bread prepared with natural yeast. Fragrant and tasty, suitable to accompany all dishes, it has many variations, the best known being the reikäleipa, or “bread with the hole”, with a donut shape, firm and crushed.
The näkkileipä instead is its crunchy and subtle version, a sort of cracker.

  • Korvappusti

Delicious specialty of the many types of sweet bread (pulla), this Nordic brioche is softer than its Swedish and Norwegian counterparts. Covered with a thin layer of butter, sugar and cinnamon, it is often combined with a cup of coffee (not our espresso but long, of course), of which Finns are the largest consumers in all of Europe.

  • Vispipuuro

Typical and particularly appreciated by children, it is a cold porridge prepared with semolina and red fruits and served with a glass of milk.

  • Kalakukko

Icon of Finnish cuisine and awarded by the EU with the Traditional Specialty Guaranteed mark, it is a fresh fish pie (whitefish, pike, perch, gardon, smelt, salmon, herring), arranged in layers, covered with bacon or bacon and enclosed in a wrapper of rye bread similar to a meatloaf.
Considered a unique and handy dish due to its “edible food box”, it is ideal as a packed lunch.

  • Muikku

An example of street food is this much-loved anchovy snack, lightly floured, fried in butter (much used here compared to extra virgin olive oil) and served with potatoes and / or garlic sauce.

  • Salmiakki

Finally, a classic from Finland are these salty licorice candies, dark and of various consistency. Their salty taste is given by ammonium chloride, also used in other products always based on licorice and very popular: vodka and brandy, ice cream, cola drinks and meat.

WHERE TO EAT IN FINLAND

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