Saariselkä, Kiilopää

The northernmost travel resort of Finland is embraced by highland fells

The international Saariselkä serves as a gateway to the Urho Kekkonen National Park.

Saariselkä is in the far North, but still just a short flight from Helsinki. Saariselkä Kiilopää holiday resort is consisting Saariselkä village and Kiilopää. Fell Center Kiilopää is situated 16 km south from Saariselkä. A wide range of accommodation options and other amenities are nearby, yet the peace of the wilderness is only a few steps away. First and foremost, visitors come to Saariselkä to indulge in outdoor activities in the magnificent backdrop provided by the fells. In winter, there are about 200km of well-maintained cross-country skiing tracks. For downhill skiers there are a total of 15 slopes spanning two fells, along with a vast selection of other winter activities.

In summer, the well-marked routes of the Urho Kekkonen National Park are an invitation to hike for a few hours or even a few weeks. Saariselkä is a particularly popular hiking destination thanks to the easily traversable fell terrain, the untouched natural environmental and a dense network of wilderness refuges and cabins that can be hired out for the day or night.

Saariselkä is a venue for a multitude of intriguing events. The Kaamosjazz in November and the Tunturi Blues in January liven up the area with music and concerts. In August, the area serves as the backdrop to the Jänkhällä Jytisee motorcycle event, attracting a couple of thousand bikers to Saariselkä. The northernmost mountain biking event in Finland, Saariselkä MTB, is held here every September.

Get to know Saariselkä:

Saariselkä map
Saariselkä Skyview
Saariselkä summer trails

Saariselkä cross country ski tracks
Saariselkä ski track camera
Ski Saariselkä Sport Resort slope map

Approximately 250 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle
is Europe's northernmost holiday resort, Saariselkä.
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Holiday Club Saariselkä

From 49,00 €/person/double room/night



Santa´s Hotel Tunturi

From 47,00 €/person/night min 3 nights

apartment with sauna



Lapland Hotels Riekonlinna

From 84,00 €/dbl room/night



Kuukkeli Apartments

From 79,00 €/night/twin room



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How to get there?

Inari-Saariselkä is far away in the North and yet just a few hours from southern Finland. You can fly to Lapland or make an unforgettable sightseeing tour to this Arctic area by rental car.



By car

Get to know the Inari-Saariselkä region and its magnificent scenery at your leisure. Far away in the North there is no such thing as rushing!

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By train and bus

The train will take you to Rovaniemi, where you will find numerous bus connections to Saariselkä and elsewhere in northern Lapland. Thanks to the well-run public transport you can even get as far as the Arctic Ocean!

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By air

Quickly reach your destination from Helsinki aboard Finnair or fly Norwegian. Charter flights from
UK and other European cities. From the airport there is  regular buss connection to and from each scheduled flight.

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