Tankavaara Gold Village

Exhibiting the gold digging culture of Lapland, the village was founded by the local gold diggers. In summer, you can try gold panning in the same places as the real prospectors. In winter, you can test your prospecting skills in our indoor panning pool. The Nugget Square displays buildings from gold fields around the world.
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Main photo: Heikki Sulander

Year-round accommodation. The Kultaränni hotel rooms, built in 2019, each have a private toilet and shower, as well as Wi-Fi. There are a total of 23 rooms, with a double bed or twin beds. Gold prospector cabins for 2–4 people (toilets, showers and kitchen in a separate service building). Korundi apartments for 2-4 people, each with a toilet and shower. The campsite has caravan sites with or without electricity and camping. Sauna on request. Café Restaurant Wanha Waskoolimies is open every day year-round. Seasonal menu, local and pure ingredients from Lapland. Restaurant Nugget is open during events. Various events year-round.

In summer, gold panning and the possibility to rent a gold prospecting claim. Guided nature tours and canoeing can be requested at Kultakylä. In winter, guided excursions, northern lights safaris both by car and on a snowmobile sleigh. We also organize sled and reindeer safaris. Snow shoes and stumpy skis for rent. The courtyard reindeer in the Gold Village come to us for the winter and you can meet them. You can buy a bag of lichen from the restauranta Wanha Waskoolimies and feed the cute reindeer yourself.


+358 16 626 158, info@tankavaara.fi
Tankavaarantie 31, 99695 Tankavaara


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