Nellim

A wilderness village by Lake Inari

The village of Nellim is close to the Russian border, on the south-eastern corner of Lake Inarijärvi. Lake Inarinjärvi can be accessed from the centre of the Nellim village by boat in the summer and snowmobile in the winter. You are likely to be able to enjoy the Northern Lights in Nellim, as there is no light pollution to spoil the view of the Aurora Borealis in the starry skies of the wilderness village.

Nellim is located about 40 kilometres from the commercial hub Ivalo. There is a new road from Ivalo to Nellim, making the journey safe and fast.

Activities in northernmost Lapland

Enjoy the purity of the arctic nature and the silence of the vast wilderness. Explore snow, midnight sun and the magical dance of the Northern Lights. Love carefree moments, learn something new and discover the vibrant local culture! There are plenty of interesting and unique activities in northernmost Lapland to explore.

There is plenty to do and see year-round, with something for everyone. You can try out different nature sports, explore the intriguing local lifestyle, learn from the arctic nature or simply enjoy the silence and just be. The Far North offers an authentic setting for you and your family to enjoy your holiday. See the selection of different experiences below and easily choose the right adventures for you!

You can browse the activities in Lapland North Destinations by filtering your preferred location and chosen season. You can also select a specific activity category and quickly book your activities online.