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Spend the night in a Sami lavvu in Eastern Finnmark, Norway - Photo: Jørn Tomter / www.nordnorge.com / Kautokeino
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Spend the night in a Sami lavvu in Eastern Finnmark, Norway Photo: Jørn Tomter / www.nordnorge.com / Kautokeino

Popular places to stay in the land of the Sami

From a husky lodge to more traditional hotels and camp sites in Karasjok and Kautokeino you will find a range of accommodation on the Finnmark plain.

Cabins and mountain lodges

Mountain lodges are isolated, traditional cabins where travellers stayed before roads crossed the plain. 

Hotels

Comfort and quality, as well as Sami-inspired architecture and distinctive cuisine, await at the two full-service hotels in Karasjok and Kautokeino. 

Camping and budget accommodation

The Finnmark plain also offers a choice of budget options.

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Last updated:  2013-07-25
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Spend the night in a Sami lavvu in Eastern Finnmark, Norway - Photo: Jørn Tomter / www.nordnorge.com / Kautokeino

Popular places to stay in the land of the Sami

From a husky lodge to more traditional hotels and camp sites in Karasjok and Kautokeino you will find a range of accommodation on the Finnmark plain.

Popular places to stay in the land of the Sami

Source: Visitnorway

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Visit the Sami heritage centre in Karasjok. Drive a snowmobile or go sledding with dogs or reindeer on the Finnmarksvidda Mountain Plateau.

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Reindeer stew, traditional local steak or more modern dishes. Reindeer is at the heart of Sami food, alongside trout, char and whitefish.

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Go dog sledding, reindeer sledding or skiing on the rugged Finnmark plain. At night, wonder at the northern lights dancing above your head.

Top 3 summer activities in the land of the Sami

Try canoeing on the Karasjohka River and sleeping in a Sami lavvo out in the wilderness. Or visit a bunch of friendly huskies in their kennel.

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The attractions on the Norwegian tundra all reflect Sami history, heritage and life today. No wonder, as nine out of 10 people here are Sami.

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