Valentines or Friendship Day



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We celebrate Valentine's Day in Finland as 'Friend's Day' which is in Finnish called Ystävänpäivä. Most foreigners find it quite surprising, but also really very sweet with a unique interpretation of not only romantic love but also platonic love. Therefore, family, neighbors, colleagues, and friends are included in the celebration as well. In this article, we give you suggestions on how to celebrate Friendship Day in Finland with the people you care.


Flowers for a friend

Surprise your lover or a special friend with a flower. Typically, women in Finland buy flowers or plants to each other, especially on birthdays so why not on Valentine's day also. Popular flowers in Finland includes roses, carnation and tulips. A wintry white flower bouquet is a simple, yet cheerful gift that sends a message that you care especially in challenging occasions like these pandemic times where we socialize with friends more rarely. You could either buy from shops near you or order directly online from Interflora, where they deliver the flowers directly to your doorstep.


The perfect Getaway in a Manor or Spa Hotel

Everyone wants to be royalty, and Valentine's day is a perfect occasion to be treated and pampered like a queen or king. An exceptional romantic getaway to impress your loved one. What about a relaxing massage or other spa treatments of your choice. You can enjoy an exquisite fine-dining experience in a glamorous restaurant or choose delicacies delivered in your room. Naantali Spa is a fantastic retreat for couples. Haikon Kartano or Hotel Haikko Manor is one of the famous manor hotels in Finland, the hotel is in a small