The River Tornionjoki Cottages and Apartments 

Kukkola, Village by the Rapids

The river Tornionjoki is the biggest free-flowing river in Europe in which whitefish and salmon spawn. Kukkolankoski rapids are a crown jewel of river Tornionjoki. It flows unobstructed even in winter.

The village of Kukkola is situated by the rapids and it is one of the old villages dotting the riverside. Kukkola has long traditions and there were a number of houses already in the 16th century.

Especially near Kukkolankoski rapids you can find beautiful cultural environment and nature in abundance. Many old fishing traditions have been preserved to present day in the rapids area.
The cultural environment around Kukkolankoski rapids include the buildings traditional to the area and fishing related constructions on both sides of river Tornionjoki that borders Sweden and Finland.

Nowadays old fishing methods are still used in catching whitefish, lamprey and burbot.
Even today, when whitefish is fished using a sort of a landing net, "lippo", the day's catch is divided among the village houses based on old agreement.

The River Tornionjoki Cottages and Apartments

have been designed and built for both vacationing families with children and active adults. As a general rule, one cabin - apartment - is meant for a family of four (two adults and two children) and families of more than four we can rent the cabin, with three bedroom. One apartments is around the same size as a rather large hotel room.

All apartments include TV, free WI-FI, mini-kitchen, two beds and local style one wooden bed, toilet, shower,terrace. Additional amenities in the bathroom include soap, shampoo and a hair dryer. Bedding, towels and cleaning after check-out are included in the price.

The mini-kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, a stove with two burners, a microwave oven, a coffee maker, an electric kettle, basic dishes and tableware for four people. Parking place with car heating post in front of the cabin.

Address: Koskitie 130, 95520 Tornio ( Kukkolankoski ), 

Bookingst: info@nordicsafaris.com, Tel. +358 (0)400 692301