8 days in Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

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

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Siida, & more). On the 16th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Helsinki to Saariselka is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In February, Saariselka is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 18:
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida

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.
Pack the 21st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki visit planning tool .

Fly from Saariselka to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Saariselka in February: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 0°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Vantaa Art Museum
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 22:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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