Finland is a haven filled with nature, which is appealing and relaxing. It is a country enriched in beauty with magnificent forest landscapes. The forest air in the wooded regions is extremely fresh and pleasant. The unique peacefulness of the atmosphere is incredible, which likewise has a mystic feel about it. The carpet layer of moss that covers the forest ground has a noticeable and distinctive loveliness. The moss enhances the look of the woodland’s charisma, and can be seen in many forests throughout Finland.
The forest regions offer Finns many excellent forest related activities, which are good for relaxation and recreational purposes, such as forest bathing.
Many Finns are attached to their natural forest surroundings, as they like to spend leisurely, valuable and positive time in nature. Finns enjoy the atmosphere, serenity and beauty that the forests offer.
One beneficial experience many Finns enjoy is taking nature walks on clearly marked footpaths, where they can absorb the woodland’s atmosphere, and delight in the healthy vitality that the seasonal blueberries offer.
Forest Bathing or Shinrin-yoku and Well-being
Forest bathing or Shinrin-yoku can be beneficial for well-being since spending time in naturally green environments and taking in nature’s ambiance can have a good and healthy effect on the soul.
“Go to a Forest. Walk slowly. Breathe. Open all your senses.
This is the healing way of Shinrin-yoku Forest Therapy,
the medicine of simply being in the forest.” – Shinrin-yoku.org – Shinrin Yoku –
“Studies show shinrin-yoku, also known as forest bathing or time spent in green spaces, can reduce the stress hormone cortisol and increase your immune defense system.” – Eva Selhub and Alan Logan. Your Brain on Nature: Forest Bathing and Reduced Stress. – Mother Earth News –
Private Forest Bathing Tours
One Day in Helsinki can create a tailor-made Experience for you. We will help you gain an unforgettable Forest Bathing Experience by providing Private Guided Tours.
We welcome you to experience pure Finnish nature with us. There are so many beautiful places close to Helsinki where you can experience the serenity of nature. You can expect refreshing pine tree forests, clean air, as well as sea shores and lakes. This Forest Bathing Experience is a haven for the soul.
- Includes: One Day in Helsinki host, door-to-door service, and a luxury picnic
- Duration: 3-8 hours
- Pick-up time: Between 10am – 3pm
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Written by One Day in Helsinki and Co