9 days in Saariselka & Turku Itinerary

9 days in Saariselka & Turku Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland tour planner

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Fly to Ivalo Airport, Drive to Saariselka
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Saariselka

— 3 nights
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Change things up with a short trip to Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center in Inari (about 58 minutes away). Spend the 14th (Sun) exploring nature at Urho Kekkonen National Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Ruijanpolku Trail, hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Saariselka trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Saariselka is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Saariselka is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, things will get much colder in Saariselka: highs are around -3°C and lows about -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Turku.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Winter Sports

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Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, trek along Bike Rental - by Carfield, and take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku route planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Turku by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Saariselka in November: high temperatures in Turku hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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