Järämä is a restored section of the Sturmbock–Stellung fortifications built by the Germans between 1942 and 1944. Its purpose was to protect the harbors on the Arctic Ocean.

This Lapland war fortification carved into the bedrock is an interesting point of visit.

The area has many restored bunkers, trenches, a museum and a café. The museum introduces you to the events of the Lapland War in region, to artifacts of the time and to the civilian experience. Järämä is located along Highway 21/E8 about 20 kilometres from the village of Karesuvanto, on the way to Kilpisjärvi.

Phone: +358 16 524 605.

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Järämä is open in 2019:

11.6.-20.6. Tue-Sat 11 am – 6 pm
21.6.-23.6. (Midsummer) closed
24.6.-5.8. Mon-Sun 11 am – 6 pm
6.8.-20.9. Tue-Sat 11 am  – 6 pm

Tickets and guiding

7 €/adult
4 €/6-16 years old
children 0-6 years free
Groups (minimum 10 persons in a group): 5 €/person.
Guiding 50 € (advance booking is required)

 

Järämä is an ideal stop driving along the road to or from Kilpisjärvi. Stop for a refreshing coffee, and get familiar with the local history.

Järämä is located on Address: Käsivarrentie 5465, 99470 Karesuvanto