4 days in Saariselka & Rovaniemi Itinerary

4 days in Saariselka & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Fly
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Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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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.
To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Saariselka holiday planner.

Helsinki to Saariselka is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. When traveling from Helsinki in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Saariselka, with highs around -7°C, while nights are colder with lows around -17°C. On the 28th (Fri), you'll travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rovaniemi Church and German Soldier s Cemetery. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip website.

Drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30: