12 days in Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

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1
Saariselka
— 4 nights
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights

4
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Visit Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church for their historical value. Let the collections at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Inari Reindeer Farm & Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Spend the 5th (Sun) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, and have a few drinks at Saariselka Bowling.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka attractions planner.

Pune, India to Saariselka is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Pune to Saariselka. In May in Saariselka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mannerheim Museum and Urho Kekkonen Museum Tamminiemi. Take a break from the city and head to Bellevue Beach and Hiidenvuori. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Castle Hill (in Porvoo). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Snappertunan kirkko, admire the landmark architecture of Hvittrask, and identify plant and animal life at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Saariselka in May, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Arboretum Mustila, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Hiidenvuori, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Castle Hill
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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