Seahuts and Pier in Birtavarre There`s few examples of Kven and Sea-Sami building traditions left, after the burnout by the Nazist during World War II. These seahuts are therefor an important physical heritage of the coastal culture in the high north Scandinavia. The Kven and sea Sami harvested the resources in the sea and these huts were used as sheds for their equipment, and sometimes as storage for smaller boats. Read more...
Gorza Canyon is northern Europes deepest canyon (App. 150 meters), and a huge 140 meters tall waterfall named Gorzi falls to the bottom of the canyon. A pedestrian bridge spans 53 meters over the canyon and with more than 140 meters over to the canyon river, you will have a fantastic view to the canyon and waterfall, and the landscape itself. But, the bridge really is a fantastic story by itself. sabetjohka-gorza-canyon-gorzi-waterfall/”> Gorsabrua – Gorsa Bridge. ‘Gorza Canyon & Gorzi Waterfall. Gorsabrua – Gorsa Bridge connects the landscapes on each side of Gorza canyon.rnrnIn summer season there will be bungee jumping several weekends. Read more...
Good for hiking and biking, or chasing Northern Lights.
Nearest camp to the Sabetjohka, the easiest gate to Reisa national park, Gorsa canyon and Gorsabrua (Gorsa bridge), Lake Goulas, Birtavarre mountains, Halti and more.
(Haltitunturi /Ráisduottarháldi -trail from Birtavarre. Summer road to 800m.)
Birtavarre has many signposted hiking and biking trails, and available maps.
Close to great skiing terrain f.i. at Sorbmegaisa, the fjord and alps in Lyngen, and Reisadalen.
Affordable accommodation. Basic
2 and 4 beds cabins.
Prices in Kr: 2P 495,- , 4+1P 695,- , 2+2P 695,-
Bed-linen: 75Kr. bed/stay. Duvet free. End cleaning: €10/100Kr.
Cabins and camp space.
Hike/bike -friendly facilities.
Riverside areas Tub and Sauna.
Kitchen appliances and water facilities in reception and servicebuilding.