How to spend a long weekend in Finland's Turku Archipelago

The ultimate island-hopping destination, Finland’s 155-mile Archipelago Trail is a place of rocky skerries and forested islets, where eco-retreats, Nordic cuisine and saunas abound — and the gateway to it all is buzzing Turku, the former capital city.

Win a four-night trip to see the Northern Lights

National Geographic Traveller (UK) has teamed up with The Aurora Zone, the UK’s original Northern Lights holiday company, to offer a thrilling autumn adventure in Finland

Family travel: Meeting Santa Claus

Is it too late to book a Finnish Father Christmas experience? We mull over where to go and the best time to do it

Family travel: Ranua, Finland

Sledding and snowballs, Father Christmas and the odd trip down a ‘hole’. What more can you ask for in a snowy Finnish adventure in Lapland?

Family: Six snow adventures

Pick a wintry holiday to suit even hard-to-please teens, from seeing Santa to husky-sledding