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Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka. Deep above the Arctic Circle, this resort village attracts not only nature lovers but also travelers interested in different cultures and traditional way of life. Home to indigenous Sami people, the region boasts many of their villages and reindeer farms, where kids as well as adults can learn how reindeer herding played a significant role in history and culture, providing with food, clothing, and transportation. For one-of-a-kind relaxed experience, stay in a glass igloo at an artic resort specially designed for watching Northern Lights. On a carefully planned Saariselka trip, you can enjoy the diversity of culture and nature both. Saariselka is in Lapland. Take stress off the schedule by using our Finland road trip planning app.
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Top Saariselka tours
Aurora Hunting Safari to Lake Inari from Saariselkä, dinner in Aurora Island BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $173
Duration: 5 hours
Search of the Northern Lights by Snowmobile from Saariselkä BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $163
Duration: 4 hours
Lapland Husky Safari from Saariselkä BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $221
Duration: 2 hours
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