8 days in Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

Dubai
Fly:  18​h 30​min
Saariselka
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Dubai

2
days
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Saariselka is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in July, things will get cooler in Saariselka: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Winter Sports, #Outdoors, #Parks

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Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

4
days
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Hietaranta Beach. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach, take some stellar pictures from Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion), and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Saariselka in July, with highs in Helsinki at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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