Information on Covid-19 and current circumstances for travelers

There are a lot of options for accommodation and restaurants in Utsjoki area,  please contact the companies directly for up-to-date information. 

Utsjoki is easily accessible by car. The nearest car rental is in Ivalo. There are frequent flights between Helsinki and Ivalo. There is a bus connection from Ivalo to Utsjoki and back, the timetables are available here

The Grocery stores in Nuorgam, Utsjoki and Karigasniemi are open. Nature sites can be visited following the basic rules and guidance from the health authorities (further guidance here). Equipment for outdoor activities can be rented from several local companies. 

Additional information on safe travel:

If you are in Utsjoki and you or your family member has symptoms of corona virus, please contact our local health center for testing:

  • monday-friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. call +358 40 1810285
  • Weekends and public holidays: +358 40 1810281

If the symptoms are severe, directly call the emergency number 112

Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare offers more information on controlling the spread of the corona virus and how to act if you or your family member get sick.

Anna palautetta