Saariselkä is one of the biggest wilderness areas in Finland. If people like to hiking for one week, Saariselkä will be the choice. The most of forests are very easy to hike, the scenerys are spectacular and there a lot of open wilderness huts. But maybe the main reason is that Urho Kekkonen National Park is one of Finland’s largest protected areas.
Saariselkä is also a lively village in the middle of mountains, you can find all services you need in Saariselkä. There is many hotels, shops and restaurants only a few hundred meters from the wild desert. Take a birdview of Saariselkä