Freedom of choice
Freedom of choice

Driving in Finland


Want to spend your winter holidays unforgettable? Go to snowy Finland – learn extreme driving!

2013-2014 in winter in Lapland, several companies offer tourists a new and interesting entertainment – unusual driving courses.

Here you can obtain driving skills in extreme conditions, what kind of car to train, you will be able to choose: normal car, racing car or even cards.

As reported by the National tourist office of Finland, tourists can choose the most interesting place for skiing-icy lake or snowy trails specialized. For everyone also available single and group races.  

In the resort village of Saariselka, located in the northernmost part of Lapland, you will be able to visit Action Park. Here you can learn the technique of driving on ice and snow-covered slopes, to participate in extreme karting on the hills and try their hand in these races, which can take all comers. In addition, it is worth noting that most of the innovations of the automotive industry and bus from many world manufacturers are tested here in Finnish winter roads.

And almost near the Arctic circle, near the residence of Santa Claus is Arctic Motor Park, where you'll also be able to take part in rally races on sledges, winter karting or just “drive” in your pleasure at high speeds.

By the way, your mentor in the art of extreme driving in Finland may even become a famous racing driver Juha Kankkunen, who won the title four times world rally winner! Champion with his team invites everyone to the Academy of driving Juha Kankkunen, located in the region of Ruka-Kuusamo, where you can learn the various intricacies of virtuosic heavy-going ride on the highway. Having taken a course on the management of the car in the winter time, you will learn secrets of winter driving from the professionals, and even can work in tandem with the very Kekkonenom.


Date of publication: 13.11.2013