Sámi Siida Márkanbáiki

”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

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. Grazing reindeer at the banks of mighty River Torne, outdoor exhibitions covering nomadic and modern Sámi life, camp fires, local Sámi  food, and arts and crafts. 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

Highlights

  • Meeting reindeer
  • Learning more about Sámi culture
  • Tasting traditional Sámi food in restaurant tent
  • Playing in the exhibition area
  • Chatting with the lovely staff
  • Looking at and opportunity to shop some amazing handicraft

Price

 

Adult: SEK 200
Student (with valid ID): SEK 160
Child (3-12 yrs): SEK 100
Guided tours at 10.00, 12.00, 13.30 and 15.00 included with entrance ticket, duration approx. 45 min.

During the period from 5 Nov until 2 Dec guided tour twice a day only, at 10.00 and 15.00.

Find us!

Address: Marknadsvägen 2 in SE-981 91 Jukkasjärvi.
Next to Jukkasjärvi church, and 900 m from Icehotel. 15 km from Kiruna Airport and 20 km from central Kiruna.
Local bus #501.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to send an email to info@nutti.se