Family Matters


Joensuu and Kuopio are great places to raise children. The cities are very clean and safe and there are lots of family friendly things to do as well as many public playgrounds and green areas. If you are planning to arrive in Finland with your family, you can find more information on family matters from the links on the left.

You also may want to read the article "Family-Friendly Finland" ( and see the results of an expat survey in which Finland was rated as #1 country for raising a family.