Saariselkä is located in the northern heart of Finland and offers incredible views of the the Northern Lights. The Aurora is best viewed between the months of August and April.
The sparse population of the surrounding area keeps light pollution to a minimum helping to adjust your eyes when viewing the Aurora.
Furthermore, the town offers as selection of hotels and guesthouses where you can easily find accommodation. Some good restaurants and shops are also available in the area.
Nearby is the amazing Kakslauttanen Arctic resort offering the world famous igloos you have seen on many travel blog. There are other hotels available in Saariselkä including Northern Lights Village and the Polar Aurora Cabins.
Getting to Saariselkä
Flights: Direct Lapland flights are available from the Helsinki Vantaa airport.
Train / Bus: The train from Helsinki takes approx 18 hours.