Adventures in the Great Outdoors or the pervading tranquillity of nature, the choice is yours

There is plenty to do and see year-round, with something for everyone, including silence. Inari-Saariselkä lies far away in the North, where you are surrounded by the Arctic nature and the Sami culture. 8 seasons provide a host of opportunities to enjoy the special Arctic nature and culture. We offer an authentic setting for you to enjoy your holiday.

 

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Arctic romance

The enchantingly beautiful nature of northernmost Lapland and its serene sceneries create a perfect setting for a romantic getaway. Experience the exhilarating adventures in the pristine wilderness, marvel at the…

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Autumn foliage

In northern Lapland, the autumn foliage is at its most beautiful in September. It starts from the ground as colourful brush plants and continues upward to the autumn foliage of…

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Birdwatching

Thanks to the national parks and wilderness areas the bird population in northern Lapland is extremely diverse. In fact, the region is a real paradise for birdwatchers. From Saariselkä it…

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Camping

The region of northern Lapland and Saariselkä provides a diverse network of trails, with the added bonus of suitable options for light hiking with children. One can stop to read…

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Canoeing

In the Inari-Saariselkä region there are suitable boating and canoeing destinations for old hands who have earned their stripes in tough rapids, as well as for those getting into a…

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Cross-country skiing

The skiing season in northern Lapland really pampers the skier, because usually skiing is possible from October through to May. The winding fell terrain and national parks facilitate a variety…

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Excursions to witness the Northern Lights

At least once in a lifetime one must see the play of the myriad waves of colours that are the Northern Lights in the dark Lapland sky. According to folklore,…

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Fishing

Fishing can take on a whole new level in the legendary rivers of northern Lapland, because the diverse waterways enable the use of different fishing methods. Many famous fishing rivers…

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Hiking

The Inari-Saariselkä region is a paradise for hikers. This is where the two largest national parks of Finland are located, as well as several wilderness areas. Well-marked trails and Finland's…

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Late winter

In the Inari-Saariselkä region the winter lasts well over half a year. The snow is at its thickest in the period from March-April at almost a metre deep. In the…

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Meeting facilities

What kind of Lapland do you want to offer to your guests? Surely you want them to experience the unique North, the feeling of authenticity, all-round relaxation and inspiration. This…

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Mountain biking

There are plenty of local routes to choose from, ranging from more difficult rocky trails to easy forest roads. Naturally, you don’t need to bring your own bike along, as…

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Nightless night

The nightless night begins in mid-May and continues until the end of July. There is plenty of light and energy for both flora and fauna, not to mention people. Experience…

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Northern Lights

The explosion of colours across the sky delights visitors from autumn until late winter. This typical phenomenon of the polar region occurs when the particles accelerated by the magnetic field…

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Photography

The Arctic nature, with its range of lights and colours, attracts photographers from various parts of the world. The Northern Lights, the stunning colour scale of the polar nights, the…

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Polar Night

In the far North, winter begins in November with a mystical period of darkness, when the sun remains below the horizon. Twilight is an excellent time for observing and filming…

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Reindeer Safari

Lasting a few hours, a reindeer safari allows you to experience the wilderness of Lapland and the magical tranquillity of the fells. A sooty pot of coffee brewed over a…

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Riverboat cruises

Daily scheduled riverboats travel from the Njurkulahti villages via the Ravadas waterfalls to Kultala at Lemmenjoki. You can take the scheduled boat for a day trip to the Ravadas falls…

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Sami culture

The Sami are the only indigenous people in Lapland and the whole of the European Union. They inhabited the area long before any state borders were drawn. Approximately 9,000 Sami…

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Sauna

A sauna is a great way to relax the body and mind after outdoor activities. For some, the saunas within their accommodation are sufficient, but if you are looking for…

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Shopping

In addition to offering an incomparable experience and a wonderful holiday resort, the region also offers tangible souvenirs. The Sami culture and its handicraft tradition are evident in the local…

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Sightseeing

During your drive through the northernmost roads of the Finnish Lapland, you’re sure to delight in the most beautiful scenery offered by the fells, vast rivers and lakes, untouched wilderness…

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Ski touring

Ski touring is regaining popularity and the Urho Kekkonen National Park, in particular, offers a marvellous setting for such activity. Just a few days of skiing in the wilderness amongst…

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Sled dogs rides

Being part of a husky team dashing across the fells is an experience that becomes etched on your memory, even once you’re back at home. Experience the thrill of speed…

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Snowmobiling

The Inari-Saariselkä region boasts a vast array of options when you want to ride a snowmobile. Are you after a long safari, or is a 2-hour guided safari to the…

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Snowshoes

Hiking in snowshoes is possible almost anywhere, but there are signposted tracks in Saariselkä and Kiilopää, and also in Inari in late winter. The tracks nearby are a few kilometres…

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Summer equipment rental

Local companies hire out mountain bikes and camping equipment like backpacks and walking poles. For paddlers there are canoes, kayaks and other paddling equipment as well as transportation services.

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Wilderness guides

When you go to the backcountry to experience something unforgettable is nice to know that your guide knows the area really well. A guide can take you Finland’s two largest…

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Winter equipment hire

Among the equipment for hire you can find snowshoes, skis and many other pieces of sports paraphernalia.

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Winter fishing

As a general rule, no permits are required for winter fishing. Rather than permits, knowledge about the most favourable lakes is a real bonus. The great late-winter fishing grounds include…

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