Golden Glitter of Lemmenjoki includes the whole program of River Boat Trip to Ravadas Falls and also a visit to Gollemaras gold claim after visiting the falls. We continues by boat, heading further into the National Park along the Lemmenjoki river canyon. Total distance to our destination is about 20 km. It is just a 600 m walk to the gold claim from the Lemmenjoki river bank. Our host will show us the secrets of gold panning and everybody can try their skills in gold mining. Visit Kaija Paltto`s Felt Art Studio Ateljee Huopapirtti ,exhipition and shop.Unique Felt Art textiles and accessories made of reindeer leather and felt are display and for sale
Trips on request – ask for available seats!
Programme 09.06.-23.06. – 12.07.-23.09.2021
- Guidance in finnish, saami or english
- Riverboat transport
- lunch (Reindeer soup+coffee with cake)
- Yoik performance
- meeting the reindeer
- visit Art studio Ateljee Huopapirtti
- lifejackets, Raincapes
- If needed, warm overall or snowsuit for the trip( adult sizes)
See worldfamous felt maker at work
You are welcome to visit the felt artist Kaija Paltto’s Ateljee, where you will hear about the reindeer sámi life and history in Lemmenjoki. You’ll hear also how felt has been made for thousands of years from sheep wool into many purposes. At the workshop you will see how wool fibres turn to pictures in the hands of a felt maker, describing the surrounding nature.
Presentation duration 1 hour
Program inc. Visiting at Ateljee Huopapirtti and presentation on felting and rolling technique