TORNE VALLEY - TORNIONLAAKSO - TORNEDALEN
The Best Local Experiences in Torne Valley
Are you planning a trip to Torne Valley? Doerz offers all the best Torne Valley experiences. With our local guides you can enjoy many authentic experiences.
Torne Valley’s municipalities are popular past-time destinations. Torne Valley consists of 13 different municipalities around the countries’ borders in Finland, Sweden and Norway. With Doerz you’ll find professional and enthusiastic local guides who will gladly present their home region to travellers. Browse through our Torne Valley experiences and choose your own favourites. We have a wide range of local experiences suitable for different kinds of travellers. We are sure you will find the perfect travel experiences for your holiday in Torne Valley, whether you are a solo traveller, planning a romantic holiday, or travelling to Torne Valley with friends or family.
Finnish part of Torne Valley
The Finnish part of Torne Valley, Tornionlaakso in Finnish, is the biggest with six municipalities. It consists of Tornio, Ylitornio, Pello, Kolari, Muonio and Enontekiö municipalities. The most well-known tourist attractions in Finnish Torne Valley are the Church of Muonio, the Maupertuis Memorial, the Stone-age Village Saivaara and the Struve Geodetic Arc.
Swedish part of Torne Valley
The Swedish part of Torne Valley, Tornedalen in Swedish, consists of Haparanda, Övertorneå, Pajala and Kiiruna municipalities. The most well-known tourist attractions in Swedish Torne Valley are the Kegnisfors rapid, the Sjangel mining remains and the Church of Haaparanta.
Norwegian part of Torne Valley
The Norwegian part of Torne Valley consists of Kåfjord, Nordreisa and Storfjord municipalities. The most well-known tourist attractions in Norwegian Torne Valley are the Reisa natural park and many arctic hills.
Live like a local in Torne Valley
The Torne Valley -area interests travellers from all over the world. The area offers a charm of being multicultural, having amazing nature and friendly locals who are proud of their hometown. You’ll make the most of your stay in Torne Valley by meeting locals.
The amazing nature all around Torne Valley is definitely among the things you want to experience with the locals. The hidden gems of Torne Valley can only be found when a local shares their secrets with you. For example you can get to know the traditional fishing culture of Kukkolankoski rapids with a local.
What is the best time to travel to Torne Valley?
Summer is the best season to travel to Torne Valley because the area is at its finest and liveliest and the sun is shining from dawn till dusk. However Torne Valley is worth seeing at any time of the year.
In winter you can enjoy the snowy scenery and various winter sports like snowshoeing in Enontekiö or ice fishing in Kilpisjärvi. We advise you to book your experiences beforehand regardless of the season.
Torne Valley with children
What to do when travelling to Torne Valley with kids? There are many unforgettable experiences to enjoy with your family, like exploring the surrounding nature on a nature trail or on a snowmobile ride. Authentic experiences are the highlights of your family holiday.
Memorable travel experiences don’t need to be expensive. With our local guides we offer lots of affordable activities to do in Torne Valley. When you book any activity, remember to ask your local guide for insider tips! Our guides are more than happy to share their Torne Valley knowledge with you, and give you tips about child-friendly activities you can explore for a very small fee or completely free of charge. A family holiday in Torne Valley can be affordable.
Romantic holiday in Torne Valley
Looking for romantic experiences in Torne Valley? Doerz offers many like a local three-course dinner at a Reindeer Herder´s Cabin. Our experienced guides know the area thoroughly and can show you the best places for enjoying nature and the amazing scenery with your loved one.
Authentic Torne Valley experiences
If you want to explore something original and genuinely local, take a look at our local experiences listed below. When you find your favourites, make sure to book them right away.
All the Doerz’s service providers are experienced locals who know their home area like the back of their hands. With their local knowledge, you will get to know all the best experiences and hidden gems of Torne Valley. Many of our guides may even invite you to visit their homes. We recommend booking your experiences in good time before your holiday. If you can’t book your experiences in advance, don’t worry. Last-minute reservations will work out too, and you can even book your Doerz experience on the spot. Please take notice that many of our experiences are organised on demand, and they are available for booking also when there is no specified date in the introduction.