About the area

Inari-Saariselkä –
explore authentic Lapland

In the Far North of Finnish Lapland lies the arctic travel destination of Inari-Saariselkä. Welcome to enjoy the opportunities for year-round travel offered by Finland’s two largest national parks, vibrant local culture, and numerous outdoor activities amid the majestic fells. Inari-Saariselkä is a unique, family-friendly destination with pristine, unspoiled Arctic wilderness and high-quality services.

Destinations and sights

Inari-Saariselkä is a vast area in northernmost Finnish Lapland, with many exciting destinations and sights within. Get to know the different villages of the northern region – from the outdoor resort of Saariselkä to the centre of Sámi culture in Inari, and on to the northernmost tip of EU in Nuorgam. Travel Finland’s most beautiful road from Utsjoki to Karigasniemi, stay in Kaamanen on your way to the North Cape or visit the Arctic Ocean from Näätämö. All villages have their unique character – in Lemmenjoki you find Finland’s largest National Park and Nellim and Sevettijärvi will teach you a thing or two about Skolt Sámi culture.

In the villages of Inari-Saariselkä, you will find the authentic Finnish Lapland.

8 seasons

In Northern Lapland you can find a season that suits you, whether you like winter or summer. The Sámi traditionally divide the year into eight seasons. Northern Lapland offers numerous opportunities for exploring the wonders of the changing seasons.

Tourist Information

Saariselkä +358 40 168 7838 tourist.info@saariselka.fi
Ivalo +358 40 168 9668 tourist.info@inari.fi
Inari +358 40 168 9668 tourist.info@inari.fi


Inari-Saariselkä is far away in the North and yet just a few hours from southern Finland and Europe. Lapland is well connected to the world through flights, highways and railways combined with bus connections. 

How to get here?

Inari-Saariselkä is far away in the North, yet just a few hours from Southern Finland. You can get to Lapland with multiple ways, and often the trip is an experience in itself.

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How to get around?

When travelling through the arctic hills, you must remember that distances are quite often long. Be sure to enjoy the views while making your way from a destination to another.



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