”The best part is getting to hang out with the reindeer – they are so cute! A great experience for anyone visiting the area”
– Rachael, 2018
Sámi Siida Márkanbáiki & Café Sápmi
Sámi Siida is an easily accessible, vibrant meeting place in Jukkasjärvi for visitors from near and far who want to engage their senses to experience Sápmi. You will find grazing reindeer at the banks of mighty River Torne and outdoor exhibitions covering nomadic and modern Sámi life. Stroll around yourself or take part of our informative guided tours that goes daily and are included in the entrance fee.
Visit café Sápmi and eat a traditional sámi lunch or just warm up with a cup of coffee and fika near the fire. Check out some local handicraft in our shop and chat with our lovely staff.
All this and more is found on the old Sámi market and assembly place that is origin for the village of Jukkasjärvi!
Open daily 2 Nov 2018 – 22 April 2019, 10.00 – 17.00. (24 Dec open until 13.00)
Lunch serving at Café Sápmi from 11.00-15.00
Meet a reindeer
Learn more about Sámi culture
Play in the exhibition area
Chat with the lovely staff
Look at and shop some amazing handicraft
Visit café Sápmi and order traditional sámi food