10 days in Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

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10 days in Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Visiting Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida).

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka tour itinerary maker website .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Saariselka is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in September, expect Saariselka to be colder, temps between 13°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

4
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Saariselka in September: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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