9 days in Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

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Saariselka
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Helsinki
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Explore hidden gems such as Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, &more). It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum and find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Saariselka is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Saariselka is 1 hour. In December, Saariselka is much colder than Amsterdam - with highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Let the collections at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma capture your imagination. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, look for gifts at Marimekko, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, and explore the wide array of goods at Stockmann Department Store.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. When traveling from Saariselka in December, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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