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  • Peanut B
    Frankfurt, Germany47 contributions
    We just came back from a 5 days Husky tour which we booked at Pallas Husky. It was an amazing experience and we don’t want to miss this in our life. Beautiful nature, Markku and his staff are making it to a lovely family bonding experience. They also are taking good care of the dogs and Laura did her job very good as guide! Thank you for this beautiful memory! We highly recommend it.
    Written 3 February 2023
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  • perttik2018
    2 contributions
    here you can find information about Lappish nature and local trekking routes and other recreational opportunities.
    Written 27 August 2018
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  • Cheeriop
    Finland483 contributions
    Pakasaivo is not only a beautiful nature spot formed after Ice Age, but also a sacred mythological place for the Sami people. Well worth a visit despite the bit rough road.
    Nearby is also an open fireplace and a kota where you can prepare food. Well maintained toilets by the paring lot.
    Written 29 June 2021
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  • Tuula S
    10 contributions
    One on my favs at Muonio. Choose a clear warm day and good hiking shoes (not sneekers), water and enough lunch/snacks to enjoy this hike. The landscape on the summit is amazing but it's usually very windy up there so take your windstopper clothing with you in case (autumn especially). On summer time lots of ants going around lower path. Do not stop in one place for long time. In August blueberries all over the forest.

    The trail start: park your car in the backyard of Tunturikeimiö and go left from the building to find the path.. it goes first on the left in the pine tree forest. After a while you'll arrive to a wooden reindeer fench. Just go through it (by lifting some parts of fench poles aside..and remember to put them back as well) and continue a wide path down and in a while it turns up...a partly rocky and steep trail.

    The views get better and better when you go up. When you get above the trees the landscape opens up. Go around and enjoy. Lotsbof nice spots sitting on the rocks and have lunch.

    Note: there are 2 peaks - the lower peak is about 1 km away if you want to hike there as well.

    You can continue your hike to Sammaltunturi and from there to Lommoltunturi - this trail is located to Northern side of summit stones. Have fun!
    Written 11 September 2021
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  • Davvebiegga
    Germany152 contributions
    Walked up to the "summit" of Särkitunturi on a nice and sunny day in late July. I got a car ride from Muonio to the parking at the trailhead in the morning and took the bus back to Muonio from Särkijärvi bus stop (about 3 km walk from the trailhead) in the afternoon. It's a very popular hike, so expect a lot of other people on the trail, especially from noon on. But it's worth it, the landscape is beautiful, the trail is easy going all along, first through forest, passing by a nice big "kota" shelter and fire place (+ outhouse), steadily uphill to and above the tree line into beautiful landscape with amazing views. The established trails ends at the lake, but if you walk on slightly to the right, there are some paths that will lead you to the highest point.
    Written 4 November 2020
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  • JariJK
    Kouvola, Finland5,317 contributions
    Keimiöniemi Fishing Cabins (Keimiöniemen kalapirtit) are one of the Seven Wonders in Finland. This was a dwelling place as early as in the Stone Age. First wooden fishing cabins were built in the 16th century.

    Nowadays there are still 18 fishing cabins and storehouses made of log. Most of them were built in the 19th century. Some of those preserved fishing cabins are as old as from the 18th century.

    These fishing cabins are privately owned and they are still in active use. So you can't go inside these cabins. However, you may always (24/7) walk around them, on courtyards, and admire these historical buildings. And it is totally free without any admission fee. Notice that there aren't any services in the area (no toilets, no cafeteria etc).

    Keimiöniemi Fishing Cabins are situated in Muonio (Keimiöniemi Peninsula), on the Lake Jerisjärvi, between Kutuniva and Rauhala. There is a small sign from the road between Kutuniva and Rauhala. By car you can drive next to these fishing cabins (less than 200 meters from the parking place). If you come by bus, you have to walk two kilometers from the nearest bus stop.

    Nearest services (toilets and a cafeteria) are situated in Hotel Jeris (2.5 kilometers) and in Hotel Tunturikeimiö (aka Keimiötunturin Maja, 3 kilometers) if they are open. Remember to visit Keimiotunturi Fell in the same way, because it is situated only 3 kilometers from Keimiöniemi Fishing Cabins.

    This is one of the most interesting historical sites in Lapland!
    Written 21 June 2016
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  • MustaKissa
    Muonio, Finland28 contributions
    It's a lovely little museum of local history. It exhibits many items of the past - telling about daily life, farming, crafting. It's a group of rustic style buildings with item collections. It's worth a visit if you're interested in history - how our forefathers' life looked like. You can see interiors of an ordinary house, you see how people lived.
    This place has charm.
    Check the opening times before you go, it isn't open all year round.
    Written 25 September 2022
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  • Traveler1234567890
    15 contributions
    Expectations were high but unfortunately this place didn’t meet those. The smoke sauna (Ukko) was not warm, the air sauna (Ilmatar) was literally cold and the earth sauna (Tapio) was a standard electric sauna. The water sauna (Vellamo) was the best one with good heat and nice views. The lounge area had a disgusting old sweat smell. There are probably better and more authentic sauna places with lower price.
    Written 10 January 2022
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  • Jaan C
    1 contribution
    We spend a wonderful relaxing time in the outlying hut. The "Aihki" hut was very tidy and clean, kitchen was well equipped with all utensils you need to cook.
    The daytrips were remarkable good organized and always on time. We had also time to have a chat with the people of the events and ask them about this and that. We heard stories about life and mythology in Lapland from the rendeer herder or the sledge dog keeper or from Valttery and Elina.
    Very big thank you to all of them :)
    Written 8 January 2023
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  • ChiefRN
    Bristol, UK442 contributions
    The resort boasts several attractions. First is the reception, shop and restaurant where excellent service is provided by all the staff. The food quality is excellent and plentiful.
    Next is the reindeer park and the sleigh ride through the wilderness which was a top attraction and very pleasant (but not exactly thrilling).
    The domes accomodation are fantastic but it's a walk to the showers and wc. A must do experience.
    The snow hotel and ice bar is not for everyone, it's really really cold obviously, and staying warm in a sleeping bag is tricky.
    Written 26 March 2019
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  • Cassie
    London, UK248 contributions
    Such a great experience. The guides are incredibly helpful and informative. Definitely recommend using the thermal suits though, it was -28° when we went (very cold!). The dogs are great! So friendly and loveable. They really do enjoy running. Such a unique experience and totally worth doing!
    Written 31 January 2022
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  • Hanne J
    36 contributions
    Shaman told us the story of local history and lifestyle in interesting manner. Afterwards, we ate the most delicious dinner - prepared from local ingredients. It was probably the best dinner I have eaten in Lapland.
    Written 8 November 2022
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