The northernmost tip of Finland and the EU, close to the Arctic Ocean.
Nuorgam is the northernmost village in Finland and the EU. It is located 500 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, near the Norwegian border. The most celebrated landmark of Nuorgam is the great and magnificent River Tenojoki, which is reputed to be the best salmon river in Europe. Nuorgam offers great opportunities for the organisation of day trips to Norway and the shores of the Arctic Ocean.
Lake Pulmankijärvi and its river valley, with its stunning scenery, are the ideal hiking and skiing venue. The campsites and the skiing, hiking and snowmobile trails between Nuorgam and Sevettijärvi run along the banks of Lake Pulmankijärvi.
Nuorgam is the northernmost village in Finland and the EU. It is located 500 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle.
- The most beautiful road in Finland
- Pulmankijärvi Lake
- Northernmost tip of Finland and EU
The most beautiful road in Finland
The route 970 takes you from Karigasniemi to Utsjoki following the 100 km journey alongside the River Teno continuing from there to Nuorgam. This “Route Teno” has been given the title of the most beautiful route in Finland as it travels alongside the river through breathtakingly beautiful fells and valleys – you cannot find anything like it elsewhere in Finland.
The picturesque Pulmankijärvi Lake is located in Nuorgam. The Pulmankijärvi Lake is the northernmost lake in Finland, formed out of an old Arctic Ocean fjord extending over 10 kilometres in length.
How to get there?
Inari-Saariselkä is far away in the north and yet just a few hours from southern Finland. You can fly here or make an unforgettable sightseeing tour to this Arctic area by bus or rental car.
Get to know the Inari-Saariselkä region and its magnificent scenery at your leisure. Far away in the North there is no such thing as rushing!
By train and bus
The train will take you to Rovaniemi, where you will find numerous bus connections to Saariselkä and elsewhere in northern Lapland. Thanks to the well-run public transport you can even get as far as the Arctic Ocean!
Quickly reach your destination from Helsinki aboard Finnair or fly Norwegian. Charter flights from
UK and other European cities. From the airport there is regular buss connection to and from each scheduled flight.