Finland: Northern Lapland Vacation Experience

Have you ever vacationed in Finland?
Saariselkä is Europe’s Northernmost Holiday Resort. Inari village is an important centre of the fascinating and conspicuous Sámi and Lapp culture.

Travellers in Northern Lapland can experience what the North is truly like, and feel the exoticism flowing through the region.

Saariselkä, located in Northern Lapland, is a versatile tourist centre and a lively village offering a wide variety of services. The resort is surrounded by the fells of Urho Kekkonen National Park, which connects Saariselkä to neighbouring Kiilopää Fell Centre.

As EU’s northernmost holiday resort, Saariselkä is located on the way to the Arctic Ocean and the North Cape.

In summertime Saariselkä offers a network of wellmarked hiking, nordic walking and mountain biking trails. Urho Kekkonen National Park provides good possibilities for day tours or longer hikes. The area`s gold history also attracts tourists and offers unique options for day tours: gold panning visit to gold claims or to Tankavaara Gold Village and the international Gold Museum.

Saariselkä has many different adventurous activities available in various seasons, such as canoeing, hiking, hunting, salmon fishing, panning for gold, snowmobiles,cross-country skiing, and even dog-sledding.

Holiday Club at Saariselka lies some 300 km north of the Arctic Circle
Though the resort is surrounded by the unspoiled wilderness in the heart of Finnish Lapland, Saariselkä offers its guests accommodations of a high standard and all the amenities of a major resort center, including the northernmost tropical spa hotel in the world. Become a member of Global Resorts Network Travel Club and stay at The Holiday Club at Saariselka
May 29-June 5, 2010, 4 bedroom sleeps 10, for $398.  This is a member benefit “Hot Week” with your GRN Travel Membership.  

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