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Enontekiö is a place where ancient trails, people, stories and local cultures meet.  Our cultural destinations will introduce you to Enontekiö’s history, people, traditions and nature.

Kilpisjärvi

Kilpisjärvi

Legendary Kilpisjärvi is a small yet vibrant village at the very top of Finland, close to the Norwegian border. The beautiful lakeside is dominated by the mighty Saana fell. The other great fells of Finland and the mountains of Norway are in the distance.

Hetta

Located right next to the Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park and Lake Ounasjärvi, the village of Hetta is known for its lively atmosphere. Being the regional hub of Enontekiö, Hetta is the perfect basecamp for all kinds of adventures and experiences in nature. Hetan kirkonkylä on kuuluisa paikallisesta tunnelmastaan. Enontekiön hallinnollinen keskus, Hetta, on loistava tukikohta monenlaiselle luontotekemiselle ja elämykselle.

Hetta

Villages of Enontekiö

Villages of Enontekiö

There are a total of 26 villages in Enontekiö. They all have their own, unique character and scenery. Take a tour of the villages and learn more about these charming hamlets.

History

Enontekiö has been inhabited since time immemorial. Living in these Arctic surroundings requires collaboration across borders, grit, humour, patience and sincerity.

History

Culture & traditions

Culture & traditions

Nature is everything here: without it, there is no culture either. Living off the land, nomadic culture and the Sámi way of life are all present in the traditions and everyday life of Enontekiö. 

Tourist Information

Is there snow on the Hetta-Pallas Trail? How high is the summit of Saana? Where can I rent fatbikes? Don’t worry, Tourist Information has all the answers.

Tourist Information

Wilderness Areas

The Arctic Wilderness is a tempting challenge for experienced hikers. Here, you can travel for days without seeing another human being.

Resources for planning your trip

See & Feel

See & Feel

Enontekiö is full of wonders that are unique to Finland. Enjoy the trails that run among stunning fell nature and take in the Arctic with every breath.

Sustainable Travel

Sustainable Travel

We have clean air, clear waters and room to breathe. When you're out and about in Enontekiö, do remember that while the environment may seem barren, it's actually full of life. You’re in someone’s home: the local people, animals and plants all co-exist here.