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Things to do in Saariselka

Specialty Museum
The historic pasture of the Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center feeds herds of Sami reindeer native to the area. The Sami are an ancient co
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Nature & Wildlife Tours · Ski Areas · Safaris
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. Make Saariselka central to your Finland travel plans using our Finland visit planner.

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Where to stay in Saariselka

Saariselka offers a good mix of traditional hotels, guesthouses, and mountain cabins that cater to almost every traveler's needs. A few upscale hotels with large swimming pools and rooms with their own saunas cater to visitors who like to splurge.
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