Experience HaparandaTornio
One city - two countries

Sightseeing & Activites

Our borderless twincity HaparandaTornio offers a unique and captivating experience. 
Explore a range of shopping, culture and entertainment possibilities combined with a thriving nature, comfortable living and plenty of outdoor activities.

Three cultures

In HaparandaTornio the best from three cultures meet – finish, swedish and tornedalian. The result is a unique and exciting range of art, crafts and history. Visit Aines Artmuseum or hike along Kukkolaforsen. HaparandaTornio offers moments that you can carry with you for the rest of your life.

Kukkolaforsen

Located 18km north of Cape East. During summertime you can try fishing for whitefish using a landing net made from pata racks. On site you will find a fishingmuseum that is part of a cultural environment where you can visit mills from the 1800’s as well as a sawmill, smithy, fishing huts and much more. 

Archipelago National Park

The sea areas and national parks of the Bothnia Bay are among HaparandaTornio’s foremost natural treasures. The Haparanda Archipelago National Park covers an area of 6000 hectares of which 700 are land. There are over 600 islands and the largest is Sandskär and Seskarö-Furö. Here you can witness two types of seal as well as dozens of bird species.

Shopping

HaparandaTornio is known for its wide range of shopping possibilities mainly because of its outlet stores and the border trade. In Haparanda you will also find the worlds northernmost IKEA department store, take the opportunity to combine your stay at Cape East with unique shopping between two countries.

Duudsonit Activity Park

4 km from Cape East you will find a indoor activity park with a size of 4500 m2 within Upplevelsefabriken Lappari. Try out your best stunts and tricks at one of Finlands best trampoline and skate areas. Here you’ll also find an icebreaker, a lighthouse, great opportunities for snowboarding and two large facilities for climbers.

Tourist Center

We’ll happily help you with any questions you might have about experiencing HaparandaTornio. But we would also like to suggest you reach out to our local guides and tourist office, for detailed information and guidance.