Welcome to Kukkolaforsen. At Kukkolaforsen you can experience genuine cultural surroundings with fishing and grilling sheds, fishing museum, water-powered mills, all by the powerful Kukkolaforsen rapids in Torneälv.
Kukkolaforsen is a conference, experience and knowledge centre in the Tornedal world in the heart of Lapland. It is situated along Torneälv, 14 km north of HaparandaTornio, right next to the Finnish border. For the Spolander family, which has operated the facility for 20 years, personal service and contact with people are important. The Spolanders have combined food, sauna and conferences in a special way.
The vibrant sauna and food culture and traditional fishing constitute the soul of the facility. You will stay in hotel-standard cabins. You have a view of Torneälven's largest rapids from both the restaurant and the cabins. On the other side of the 200-metre-wide river is Finland. Within the vicinity there are a historical fishing and cultural village and a fishing museum.
This is also the home of the Swedish Academy of Sauna and an active sauna museum. The area has three large sauna facilities with a total of 14 saunas. There is a souvenir shop as well as a fully licensed bar and Wi-Fi internet service throughout the area. We can offer you a broad range of activities and events. Nearby you will also find ski and snowmobile trails, shopping, beautiful nature and above all roaring rapids year round.