In Sodankylä you can relax amidst the fells, northern art and true Lapland calm. Get some snacks in the village, put your rucksack on and go for a hike – and share your pictures from your trip with us using the hashtag #visitsodankyla!

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Museum-gallery Alariesto

In the Alariesto Museum and Gallery you can see the works of a famous naive artist. The Sodankylä Tourist Information Office and shop work in the same building.
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Kakslauttanen Art Gallery

At the foot of the new Kakslauttanen igloo tower is the Kakslauttanen Art Gallery, which presents top-notch modern Finnish art.
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The Reindeer and a Lapp and other monuments in Sodankylä

Sodankylä’s most iconic sight, “A Reindeer and a Lapp”, stands in the middle of the village. See what other monuments it’s worth keeping an eye out for in Sodankylä.
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The best day-trip Destinations

Sodankylä is full of natural sights and walking routes with something new to offer for families with children and sure-footed hikers.
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Pyhä-Luosto National Park & Naava Visitor Centre

Pyhä-Luosto National Park, in the heart of Lapland, is one of Finland’s most amazing national parks, and easily accessible by public transport.
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Sodankylä Museum of Local History and Culture

The Museum is a prominent sight in a beautiful riverside setting. The highlight of the yard is the main building of the former village of Riesto, saved before the Lokka reservoir was created.
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Sodankylä New Church

The Sodankylä New Church is open to the public in the summer. The new and old church areas, with their tree-filled cemeteries and riverbanks, are always beautiful spots for walks.
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Sodankylä Old Church

The Sodankylä Old Church, standing by the cemetery in a beautiful little wood on the banks of the River Kitinen, is one of Finland’s oldest preserved wooden churches.
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Tankavaara Gold Village

In the Gold Village, founded by gold miners, you will sense an authentic feeling of Lapland everywhere. Go on a safari, treat yourself to the local area’s finest flavours and have a comfortable stay.
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Gold Prospector Museum in Tankavaara

The world’s only international Gold Prospector Museum is in Tankavaara, Sodankylä. Did you know that the gold of Tankavaara was discovered thanks to a vision in a dream?
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Urho Kekkonen National Park and Tankavaara Visitor Centre

The Urho Kekkonen National Park (often abbreviated to UKK) is one of Finland’s largest nature protection areas and one of its most popular hiking spots.
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Story Villages Kierinki & Vuotso

There is an app available to help you to get to know Vuotso and Kierinki through stories and videos.
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