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Cafe Siberia

Cafe Siberia

In relaxed and stylish cafe of Siberia you can enjoy a warm cup of cappuccino and a piece of self-made pie. While enjoying your coffee you may admire products of Shop Siberia. The selection of the shop has products from decorative items to shoes and clothes. Cafe Siberia has also a wireless internet connection.   … Continued

Restaurant Siberia – including review by Tim Squires

Restaurant Siberia – including review by Tim Squires

Throughout the 2014 winter season, Restaurant Siberia is delighted to offer customers an exquisite dining experience based on carefully selected local ingredients blended with style, passion and innovation. We source fish from Lake Inari, reindeer from Ivalo and king crab…

Teerenpesä Gourmet Platter Offers Fish and Reindeer

Teerenpesä Gourmet Platter Offers Fish and Reindeer

Picture: At Teerenpesä you can indulge in the Lapland Gourmet Platter or choose other dishes from the menu. A gourmet platter of Lapland – marinated trout, cold smoked salmon tartar, whitefish roe, tepee roast and reindeer rillettes – is Restaurant Teerenpesä’s…

The Spa Rakka Offers Local Delicacies

The Spa Rakka Offers Local Delicacies

The most famous dishes in restaurant Rakka at Holiday Club Saariselkä are reindeer fry and ‘robber’s roast’, which is roast lamb cooked in an earth oven.  The reindeer fry comes with potato mash of the house, lingonberry jam and gherkins.…

Restaurant Pirkon Pirtti

Restaurant Pirkon Pirtti

Restaurant Pirkon Pirtti’s fame is based on something as simple as good food and great atmosphere. Last summer the restaurant was redecorated and now it reflects the spirit of Lapland with a fresh new breath. The fire places of both…

Restaurant Petronella

Restaurant Petronella

Restaurant Petronella has been one of the most popular restaurants in Lapland already since 1989. People have been enjoying the delicacies of Lapland in these atmospheric surroundings nearly for 15 years now. This winter the menu consists of mainly organic and local food. Nordic forests and waters are a wonderful source of ingredients, which we … Continued

Cáfe-Restaurant Kuukkeli

Cáfe-Restaurant Kuukkeli

Cáfe-Restaurant Kuukkeli, which offers home food, is next to Kauppakeskus Kuukkeli, a shopping centre. Kuukkeli’s lunch is served from 11 am to 1 pm and dinner from 1 pm to 8.30 pm. Both are available with salad and coffee from a buffet table. The all-time favourite among Lapland dishes is sautéed reindeer, but there is … Continued

Muossi Grill

Muossi Grill

Located in the plaza by the spa, Muossi Grilli offers a great range of fast dishes: hamburgers and filled meat pies in over 20 different varieties. The most popular is ”Rykimähampurilainen” [rykimä refers to reindeer’s rutting season], a hamburger which…

Lunch café Niesta

Lunch café Niesta

Lunch café Niesta can be found on the 2nd floor of the business centre Liikekeskus Siula. Its takeaway table serves a lunch every day, including the main course and soup as well as salad, bread, drinks and also coffee or…

Restaurant Huippu’s hit is the crowberry cake

Restaurant Huippu’s hit is the crowberry cake

Picture: Crowberry cake (right) is Huippu’s hit, but cloudberry-quark pie, blueberry-raspberry pie and donuts are other delicious alternatives. A cake made from unripened cheese and crowberries (also called kaarnikka in Lapland) is attracting so many clients to the Huippu restaurant in…

No Truanting at the Ski School

No Truanting at the Ski School

For some reason schools are not very alluring places, but luckily there are some exceptions. One of them is a ski school, which you can find in every ski resort in Lapland. The leader of the ski school at Saariselkä…

Into the snowy forest on horseback

Into the snowy forest on horseback

picture: The Finnhorse is a reliable and sturdy companion for snowy riding trips Jouko Iivari built his horse stable last autumn next to Laanilan Kievari, to the west of the national road 4, a stone’s throw away from Saariselkä’s centre. The open horse shelter accommodates six Finnhorses: Sälli, Ansku, Topi, Aku, Laki and Purje, and three … Continued

Weather in Saariselkä

Events in Saariselkä

Date/Time Event
24/04/2014
All day
Sparkles of life - poem and music play
Savotta Cafe, Saariselkä
30/04/2014
All day
traditional May Day celebration
Gold Prospector Museum, Tankavaara
10/07/2014 - 13/07/2014
All day
H-DCF International Rally
Santa’s Hotel Tunturi, Saariselkä
30/08/2014 - 31/08/2014
All day
Saariselkä MTB Weekend
Saariselkä, Saariselkä

Latest articles

News

  • Top pf the Kaunispää Hill Saariselkä
  • Lumihiutale hotel

    The plans for the Lumihiutale hotel, proposed to be built on the southern slope of the Kaunispää fell, are going forward. The architect has designed the first images of the building with the goal of adapting it to the surroundings as well as possible. The area plan will be finished this year and the technical … Continued

  • ArcticQueen® is a Design Center trademark

    Picture: Pirjo Karvonen and Juha Koivisto start their tenth year as entrepreneurs at Saariselkä Nine years ago in Saariselkä, opening a store specialised in design products was a jump into the unknown.It was also a similar jump a year ago, when they created their own clothes collection. However, Pirjo Karvonen and Juha Koivisto do not hesitate to … Continued

Information

  • Luulampi Day cabin Saariselkä

    The cabins in Urho Kekkonen national park

    Luulampi to be renovated, Hammaskota built into an earth lodge Have you visited a day cabin, taken a peek into an earth lodge, spent the night in a rental cabin? In the Urho Kekkonen national park, there are more cabins for hikers than in any other Finnish national park. Some of the cabins are wilderness … Continued

Locations

  • Cafe Siberia Saariselkä

    Cafe Siberia

    In relaxed and stylish cafe of Siberia you can enjoy a warm cup of cappuccino and a piece of self-made pie. While enjoying your coffee you may admire products of Shop Siberia. The selection of the shop has products from decorative items to shoes and clothes. Cafe Siberia has also a wireless internet connection.   … Continued

Events

  • Elvis Concert in Saariselkä on December 2013

    Elvis is Back at Saariselkä

    The Elvis – Christmas concert, which has become increasingly popular in the recent years, will be organised at Saariselkä in the Sait Paul’s Chapel (Pyhän Paavalin Kappeli). The concert will bring you amazing interpretations of Elvis’s Christmas music and spiritual music performed just like Elvis himself. Juha Leppänen, who performs using the artist name Aron, … Continued