Finland is a touristic destination for northern lights hunters, diverse history lovers and kiteboarders who seek to ride in unexplored territories. If you think about kiteboarding you would be more inclined towards warm countries, yet for your surprise, the lovely country of Finland can offer you a great deal, so we are adding it to our go-to list!
Summers in Finland would be your best bet when thinking on heading out there. Aside from the 7-18 knots of wind you can find during these months, you can also enjoy a lot of off-water activities since the country becomes quite lively; fun activities like music festivals, outdoor gatherings, and historical sites tours are just some of the highlights of what you can enjoy during the endless summer days, literally. So dare to visit this magical place and make sure you spot the midnight sun!
Level: Beginner - Profesional
Winds: 7-18 knots
Kites Needed: 9m-12m small / 13m-17m Big
Big Waves: 0-5ft
Flat Water Spots: Yes
Beach Break Spots: Some small shore breaks
Wetsuit Needed?: Yes
Water Temperatures: 0-23°C
Uncrowded Waters: Yes
Kiteboarding Lessons Average: 55-75 USD
Average Good Meal + Drink Price: 10-20 USD
Nightlife: Yes and no, depends on location
Amazing Downwinders: Not really
Kiteboarding in Finland is still unexplored though you have the best chance to catch wind during June-October months.