The more edits we see from Europe, the tougher it gets to fight off that travel bug. The continent is filled with countless lakes, rivers and beaches that drop our jaws on a regular basis. While Euro countries blessed with warmer climates are well known for their vast paddling scenes, the Nordic countries should be on you radar as well. In fact, during the summer months they boast some of the most scenic paddling opportunities on the globe.

To see what we’re talking about, follow along with this SUP couple’s scenic tour of Finland. The lucky duo spent two weeks camping and exploring the glassy waters, secluded islands and tree-lined shorelines of this beautiful country. Finland remains a hidden gem in the paddling world and one that is ripe for exploring. Count us in on the list of those eager to do so.


What paddling in Finland during winter looks like.

SUP surfing in Sweden.