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...
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.
Kitchen appliances and water facilities in reception and servicebuilding.