Welcome to our hostel
he traditional Vuotson maja has provided a haven for travellers of the
E4/E75 highway and Itäkaira since 1949.
Renovated in 2014, the hostel offers various accommodation choices of 4
rooms and 10 beds. Visitors are welcome to visit, hold meetings, dine or
have a cup of coffee throughout the year. Catering should be ordered in
We are located on the doorstep of nature. There are hiking routes,
maintained cross-country skiing trails and unbroken snow for outdoor
enthusiasts. The area is also home to plentiful hunting grounds, lakes and
rivers teeming with fish, as well as an abundance of berries and mushrooms.
In our village you will find a convenience store, service station, post
office, pharmacist, traditional Sami handcraft shop and a school. The
Tankavaara Gold Prospector Museum, Sompio Nature Reserve and the Urho
Kekkonen National Park are located nearby. Saariselkä's and Kiilopää's fell
centres provide various activities throughout the year.