Arctic Circle Hiking Area: Vikaköngäs and Vaattunkiköngas

The nature of the Arctic Circle Hiking Area is enchanting, just beyond Santa Claus Village. The distance from Santa Claus Village to the hiking area is only 15 km. The stunning rapids of Raudanjoki river, and the Vaattunkiköngäs and Vikaköngäs waterfalls, which run through the area, are just a few steps away. The accessible routes also invite those traveling with prams to enjoy a day outdoors among the rapids surrounded by forest. You can usually walk the trails even in winter. In winter, hikers can also travel via skis or snowshoes to the area’s extensive aapa marshes.

Suitability: well-suited for a day trip for the whole family. Accessible routes.

Suitable for: Everyone, Families


Vaattunkikönkääntie 208
96900 Rovaniemi

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