Metsähallitus – Natural Heritage Services

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A considerable part of nature-based tourism focuses on national parks and their immediate surroundings. As the authority responsible for managing national parks and other protected areas in Finland, Metsähallitus Natural Heritage Services creates partnerships to promote increasing tourism and this work also promotes public well-being and brings income to rural regions. The companies offering slow adventure-like products are usually programme services companies in Tourism. Many of them are situated in bigger cities or near holiday resorts or other tourism destinations. Finland certainly has enough nature and the nature is free for everyone to enjoy thanks to Everyman’s Rights in Finland. Most of the programme services take place in Finnish nature and often on protected areas, including our 37 national parks and about 500 other protected areas with different status. National parks are very much part of Finland’s image, serving to increase both Finland’s attractiveness as a destination for international nature-based tourism.