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Rovaniemi

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361,743,25

Ivalo

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41,82,3

Inari

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34,69,4

Kilpisjärvi

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18,34,0

Muonio

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13,20,6

Sirkka

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13,19,11

Tornio

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12,19,1

Kittilä

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17,28,1

Kemi

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8,57,7

Karigasniemi

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5,8,0

Aavasaksa

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4,32,0

Oulanka

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12,13,0

Sodankylä

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5,14,2

Kemijärvi

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4,7,0

Sevettijärvi

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6,11,0

Salla

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1,2,3

Nellimö

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6,19,0

Kukkola

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0,11,0

Vuotso

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0,1,0

Ranua

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2,17,0

Äkäslompolo

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0,0,10

Ranua

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1,14,0

Pello

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Pallas-Ounastunturin Kansallispuisto

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1,6,0

Madetkoski

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4,6,0

Kolari

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1,1,0

Kevo

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Keminmaa

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0,15,0

Lemmenjoki National Park

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1,2,0

Rovaniemi

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Ivalo

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Inari

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  • Ijahis Idja

    Inari Things to Do

    The name "Ijahis Idja" is Sámi and means "nightless night," which is a good description of what the nights are like as we enter the season of the midnight sun. Placed in the beginning of summer, this is a Native festival which includes lots of joiking, speakers discussing Native music, and also the specially invited performers from other Native...

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  • Hotel Inari

    Inari Hotels

    This is as far as I know the only real hotel here. It is located in the middle of the village. But...

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  • Fly, Drive or Train

    Inari Transportation

    I have been visiting Lapland with a car and it took us about 10 hours only to get to Rovaniemi. From there is still some driving to do till Inari.The train do not get all the way here and you will have to do the rest of your journey by bus.

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Kilpisjärvi

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  • Bus

    Kilpisjärvi Transportation

    There is normal bus connection from Rovaniemi to Kilpisjärvi and continue from here to Tromsø. There might be also from other destinations so check the links. Just remember, that in the winter the journey will take much more time then the summer.

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  • Go hiking to other trails

    Kilpisjärvi Things to Do

    This region is one of my favourite in Finland and in the north in general. It is just fantastic for hiking and there are many interesting trails, some are short and some are longer. Check the link including here for more details.

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  • Go hiking to Mount. Saana

    Kilpisjärvi Things to Do

    Mountain Saana is just by the hiking & camping centre, it has a trek to climb up which is very interesting as you start almost down by the lake in the valley and climb all the way up. At first there is still in the forest but soon after that stage it is starting climbing and as higher you go the colder it gets and the wind blowing harder. I had...

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Muonio

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  • Great fresh food

    Muonio Restaurants

    In Torassiepim LomaPallas you can taste great food!!! Fantastic is grill white fish with vegetables and potatoes!!! A very great experience!!!!

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  • Lapland Hotel Pallas

    Muonio Hotels

    Pallastunturintie 560, Pallas, Muonio, 99330, Finland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Tradition Village Torassieppi

    Muonio Things to Do

    Torassieppi is over 150 years old village with old buildings from 19th century. This village did not burn during the World War II and it was chosen to nationally valued tradition Village in 1993.Lapland Manor has stayed in one family from year 1847. Reindeer husbandry has been there over one hundred years as a main occupation. A long time ago...

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Sirkka

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  • Great Dining

    Sirkka Restaurants

    This restaurant has many-sided ? la Carte menu, e.g. northern delicacies, nice music, open fire together with pleasant service make sure that you will enjoy your dinner here. lamb a la french farmer,garlic-bacon potato

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  • Sokos Hotel Levi

    Sirkka Hotels

    Tahtite 5, Sirkka, 99130, Finland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Skiing

    Sirkka Things to Do

    The skiing at Levi is awesome!!The whole mountain is joined together over 1 big run, with lots of little runs branching off.The front slope definetley sees the most action, but it is my favorite run of them all!With a kiddie park, a snow park( like a skateboard park, but for ski's), a world cup run + all these little cafes situated half way up...

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Tornio

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  • Tornio

    Tornio Favorites

    The towns of Tornio and Kemi, as well as Haparanda across the border in Sweden, have a combined population of approximately 75.000. Today the region has an important role as a link between East and West.

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  • Kaupungin Hotelli

    Tornio Hotels

    The hotell have 98 rooms with: bath/shower, tv with payed movie channels, hairdryer, flat-iron and...

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  • Lapin Sodan

    Tornio Off The Beaten Path

    Lapin Sodan is in finnish and means the soldier of Lappland. This is the Lapland War Artillery Monument and it is situated on the road Kromitie between Tornio and the harbour Röyttä.

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Kittilä

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Kemi

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  • This is voluntary without rubber suit

    Kemi Tourist Traps

    I am not an eskimo but I'd like to be. I don't know the reason but I like water, in all it's elements. We finns have saunas and we swim, but some of us swim all around the year and in all places. I am one of those enthusiats.This boat is an ice breaker (called Sampo) and with that you can have an unforgetable trip to Gulf of Botnia. Try once, but...

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  • Snow Castle of Kemi

    Kemi Hotels

    Kauppakatu 16, Kemi, 94100, Finland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Snowcastle - Eat and stay overnight

    Kemi Things to Do

    If you are looking for very different place to stay in your honeymoon, try this. There is a honeymoon suite and meny other rooms for accommodation. The temperature is -5, so you have to, hmm... , propably be an eskimo or practice something. Of course the rooms are equipped with sleeping bags.The very special drink "Red Ice Shot", made of Finlandia...

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Karigasniemi

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  • Finnmark

    Karigasniemi Things to Do

    If you make it that far you are surly on your way to Norway’s most extra ordinary location, the amazing country of Finnmark.

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  • Border

    Karigasniemi Favorites

    And as you just leave the town, here is the border, oops, did you stole the car? Forgotten your passport? ha ha, mever mind, no one will check you here anyway.

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  • Hansa Baari

    Karigasniemi Restaurants

    There is gas station and a store here as well as this place called Hansa Baari, well, I wasn’t really tempted to check it out, maybe if I was stuck in a storm.

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Aavasaksa

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  • The trail to the summit

    Aavasaksa Things to Do

    A easy to walk, but shortly steep duckboard tril leads from the parking to the summit of the Aavasaksa. I highly recommend to take this walk as it brings you in a quite surreal and unexpected landscape here on top of Aavasaksa. The parking is almost on top of the mountain so the trail is quite short with its 500 meters (one way). I am pretty sure,...

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  • Climb the Lookout Tower

    Aavasaksa Things to Do

    In case you come to Aavasaksa, you should definitely climb the Lookout Tower to enjoy a great view far into Sweden and back into the wide Finnish landscape.The tower was built 1969 and is 13,16 cm high.Enjoy the sight!

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  • The Czars Cottage

    Aavasaksa Things to Do

    The Aavasaksa is Finlands most southern point from which you can see the midnight sun. In the past famous people came here to have a look at that event. Even the Czar of Russia came and let a cottage been built on the summit. You can have a look at it on the summit, but you can't get inside.

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Oulanka

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  • Canoeing & White Water Rafting

    Oulanka Sports & Outdoors

    The Oulanka National Park is one of the best and most popular places in Finland for some Canoeing & White Water Rafting activities. Check the attached link for more information if you are interesting is such activities.

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  • Bird watching

    Oulanka Things to Do

    Oulanka National Park is also popular for bird watching, there are few trails and spots that recommended for this activities and if you want to know more check the link included here of pro sites.

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  • The River Oulankajoki

    Oulanka Things to Do

    The River Oulankajoki is what probably gives the name to this park, it is going through the park with few nice wild rapids in the upper part and more slow and calm in the lower part.

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Sodankylä

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  • Wooden church

    Sodankylä Things to Do

    Here you will find the oldest wooden church in Finland. A lovely old building well worth a visit. The church was built on 1689 for the people of Middle Lapland. It has retained its atmosphere through the ages and is a very popular wedding venue

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  • Bear Inn Hotel

    Sodankylä Hotels

    Lapintie 7, Sodankyla, 99600, Finland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Reindeers

    Sodankylä Warnings and Dangers

    You are now entering the far north, the land of the reindeers, so be careful while driving on the roads here, they are full on reindeers everywhere

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Kemijärvi

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  • Art Centre Puustelli

    Kemijärvi Things to Do

    This town is full of sculptures. Most of them are at this art centre. The artists come from all over the world, including Canada, Germany and Slovakia. There is a woodsculpting symposium in July. This event is held every other year.

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  • Midnight Sun

    Kemijärvi Things to Do

    I think there is something you must see at least once in lifetime: the midsummer midnight sun in Lappland. This photo of mine has a little lost its colors during the time. It has been taken in 1976 when the sun had just its culminating point on Kemijärvi lake, not rising yet, but not setting anymore.

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  • Tourist Info

    Kemijärvi Favorites

    I went to the touristinfo to get some information on what to do. They were so helpfull. Even though I was out of the main season and there was not much to do around they provided me with all the info they could find and the lady was very friendly. She even helped me with information on my next destinations.The Informationoffice is No.20 on the map...

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Sevettijärvi

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