Information on Sodankylä

Sodankylä is a forward-looking, community-oriented and curious Lapland star town, ideally located in a central position, within easy reach of all of Lapland’s destinations.

Sodankylä offers a comprehensive range of services for residents and tourists, as well as excellent business opportunities. Nature-based livelihoods, such as reindeer farming and fishing, have a long tradition in Sodankylä.

Situated in Sodankylä are e.g. the Kevitsa Mine, the tourist centres of Luosto and Kakslauttanen, the Urho Kekkonen and Pyhä-Luosto National Parks as well as numerous other tourist and cultural attractions. The recreational opportunities are excellent: with physical activities, cultural as well as nature and wilderness activities to suit all tastes. Sodankylä also hosts the world-famous Midnight Sun Film Festival, and other magnificent events. A warm #miesydänsodankylä – I LOVE Sodankylä – atmosphere prevails in Sodankylä.