Vuotso and Kierinki are Sodankylä’s Story Villages.
The pretty village of Kierinki in northwest Sodankylä and the Saami village of Vuotso in the north of the municipality are involved in the Story Villages of Lapland project. Interesting stories have been recorded about each village, and the visitor can use these to get to know the villages in a completely new way.
You can find these video-recorded stories on the Tarinakylät -application. Once you download this free app, you’ll be able to discover the stories of Kierinki and Vuotso offline, either in the villages themselves or at home.
Each story is linked to specific spots in Vuotso and Kierinki. In Vuotso you can listen to stories about the Nattanen fells and the village shop, while in Kierinki you can hear about the shingle beaches and how Kierinki was saved from the horrors of war. There is also a general presentation of the villages. Six stories are available about each village.