Lake Inarijärvi is the largest lake in Sápmi and the third-largest lake in Finland. It is located in the northern part of Lapland, north of the Arctic Circle. The lake is 117– above sea level and it is regulated at the Kaitakoski power plant in Russia. The freezing period normally extends from November to early June.The best-known islands of the lake are Hautuumaasaari ("Graveyard Island"), which served as a cemetery for ancient Sami people and Ukonkivi ("Ukko's Stone"), a historical sacrifice place of the ancient inhabitants of the area. There are over 3,000 islands in total. Trout, lake salmon, Arctic char, white fish, grayling, perch and pike are found in Lake Inari.The lake covers. It empties northwards through the Paatsjoki at the mouth of the Varangerfjord, which is a bay of Barents Sea.Philip Pullman, author of the His Dark Materials book series, chose this lake to be the home of the witch Serafina Pekkala.Arrange to visit Lake Inari and other attractions in Inari using our Inari trip itinerary planner .
Lake Inari Tours
Aurora Hunting Safari to Lake Inari from Saariselkä BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $175
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Ice Fishing Safari to Lake Inari from Kakslauttanen with Lunch over Campfire BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $205
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Lake Inari Reviews
伊納里湖位於極圈內..由於湖面面積寬廣..視野空曠..所以夏日可以欣賞到夏日極圈的永晝..冬天可於此欣賞的冬日極圈的極光 more »The lake of Neuilly is located in the polar circle. Because of the wide area of the lake. Wild Kuang. So summer can be welcomed to the summer polar circle of eternal daylight. Winter is the highlight of the extreme winter.
Eine gute Gelegenheit, die Umgebung in Ruhe genießen zu können. Der Ausblick von der auch kulturell bedeutenden Insel ist großartig. more »A good opportunity to be able to enjoy the surroundings in peace. The view from the culturally important island is great.
Natura prorompente e affascinante intorno a un paese inesistente di fronte a un lago bello, immenso, frastagliato e pieno di isole alcune anche con una storia. Il museo Sami, interessante e ben organi... more »Nature exuberant and charming around a non-existent country faced with a nice Lake, immense, jagged and filled with Islands some even with a story. The Sami Museum, interesting and well organized, it is the only source of news about the area, where you can barely extract some tourist information, but only the type to answer question. To do the mini cruise on the Lake with a visit to one of the Islands where he was made a medieval archaeological find. If you want to do anything from fishing (of any kind) at terking or else you will see only the pictures organized and booked otherwise. Worth it, but it's a trip to plan totally if you want to enjoy it.
One of the most beautiful and peaceful places I've ever been
Beautiful place in the winter time, the whole lake freezes over and you can snowmobile or husky sled across it to see the northern lights.
After all, it's just so a bigger or smaller winning the lottery if and when you get there at last. Nerve rests in the Sun on the rise. Its decline. In General, the wild nature in the arms of kalassaollessa. And when the weather favors and Inarinjärvi to give of their best. Therefore, fish ...
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
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Lemmenjoki National Park
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Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church
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