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Address: Along route 81, Rovaniemi 97655, Finland
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Beautiful Hike

We hike the Autikongas on a warm sunny day in August. The terrain was interesting and the hike was fun, with lots of steps, a suspension bridge and a tunturi. I am not the most... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
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Bangor, Maine
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Bangor, Maine
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We hike the Autikongas on a warm sunny day in August. The terrain was interesting and the hike was fun, with lots of steps, a suspension bridge and a tunturi. I am not the most athletic person, but I took my time and remember it as one of my favorite events in Finland.

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable walk in the woods. Wooden path is a little slippery when wet. Many berries and mushrooms, but surprisingly no mosquitoes in August.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Nice and easy hike with many steps & wooden planks along the way. Waterfall is close to the carpark and was a little underwhelming, perhaps it is ~ spring time only. Nice bbq place along the trail & observation tower for the midnight sun.

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Auttiköngäs, just ~70 km from Rovaniemi, is an awesome place to spend a day with friends or family. The hiking trail is relatively easy and short (3,5 km)and there is a place where you can make fire and eat during your hike. We didn't visit the cafe but the nature and köngäs itself are amazingly beautiful and easy to visit... More 

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Very nice place with good service and food. Prices are very reasonable for a summer season restaurant,

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Auttiköngas is a beautiful place, but be warned. If you go without a mosquito net/repellant you will be miserable.

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Kortrijk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Auttikongas gives you a perfect break if you're driving from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi. You can do a small hiking tour (+/- 3,5 km) or just watch the waterfall. The waterfall is located at 100 meters from the parking spots, so kids could watch this too.

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3 Thank Kortrijk25
Rovaniemi, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2013

Very old Finnish forest with a wonderful river and rapids. Earlier used for transporting timber from the far away woodlands.

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Oulu, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2012

If you are into a short (3.5.km) walks in the forest, over a few hills and also enjoy magnificient views then this is a must for you! Check out the pics!

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