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Nutti Sámi Siida

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  • Sunday
  • 9 AM–9 PM
  • Monday
  • 9 AM–9 PM
  • Tuesday
  • 9 AM–9 PM
  • Wednesday
  • 9 AM–9 PM
  • Thursday
  • 9 AM–9 PM
  • Friday
  • 9 AM–9 PM
  • Saturday
  • 9 AM–9 PM

+46 980 213 29

981 91
Jukkasjärvi, Sweden

Welcome to Nutti Sámi Siida – Márkanbáiki: Exploring Sámi Culture

 

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Sámi culture at Márkanbáiki, an open-air museum providing a captivating journey into the heart of Sápmi’s history and traditions. Delve into the fascinating lifestyle of the Sámi people, who thrived in the Arctic through eight distinct seasons and embraced a nomadic existence.

 

📌 Highlights: 🦌🦌🛷
  1. Historical Insights: Gain a deeper understanding of Sámi history, exploring how the community navigated life across the changing seasons. Discover the challenges and triumphs of a nomadic lifestyle in the Arctic Circle.
  2. Reindeer Herding: Explore the integral role of reindeer herding in Sámi culture. Witness these majestic animals up close as they graze in the museum grounds, offering a firsthand glimpse into the symbiotic relationship between the Sámi people and reindeer.
  3. Cultural Expressions: Immerse yourself in the vibrant cultural expressions of the Sámi, including art and poetry. Learn about the ways in which these creative outlets serve as reflections of the Sámi identity and heritage.
  4. Handicraft Shop: Support local creators by visiting the handicraft shop, where handmade souvenirs from the region are available. Take home a piece of Sámi craftsmanship, showcasing the unique skills and artistry of the local community.
  5. Café Sápmi: Experience the warmth of Café Sápmi, nestled beside a crackling fire. Indulge in a delightful lunch or fika (coffee break), savoring the flavors of traditional cuisine in a cozy and inviting atmosphere.

 

🎯 Travel Inti Tips:
  • Engage with the museum guides to enhance your understanding of Sámi culture.
  • Capture the beauty of the surroundings and the reindeer in their natural habitat.
  • Take time to explore the handicraft shop for authentic, locally made treasures.

Embark on a cultural journey at Márkanbáiki, where the past and present of Sámi life come together, offering a memorable and educational experience in the heart of Sápmi.


 

📍Getting to Jukkasjärvi from Stockholm: Your Travel Options

 

🚂 By Train: Enjoy a scenic train journey from Stockholm to Kiruna.

  • Operators: SJ [www.sj.se], VY [www.vy.se]
  • Kiruna Airport Transfer: Connects Kiruna Airport to the City Center. Refer to this link for the bus route and current schedule.

✈️ By Air: Opt for a direct flight from Stockholm Arlanda to Kiruna Airport (Approximately 90 minutes).

🚕 By Taxi: For convenient transportation, contact Taxi Kiruna at +46 980 120 20.

🚌 By Bus: Explore the region using local buses.

  • Operator: Länstrafiken Norrbotten
  • Bus Route: No. 501 Kiruna-Jukkasjärvi. Refer to the bus 501 schedule for details from 2022-08-22 to 2023-06-18.

 

🎯 Travel Inti Tips:
  • Check with airlines for the most accurate flight information and any additional routes.
  • Confirm the bus schedule for the latest updates and plan your journey accordingly.

Embark on a seamless journey to Jukkasjärvi from Stockholm, choosing the mode of transportation that suits your preferences and schedule. Enjoy the adventure!


 

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