Nellim / Places to visit and sights

Lake Inarijärvi

Lake Inarijärvi is the third largest lake in Finland and the largest lake in Sápmi.

Paatsjoki Bridge by the Russian border

Located east of Nellim, the Paatsjoki Bridge close to the Russian border, leads hikers into the Vätsäri wilderness.


Rautaportti is a rugged cove surrounded by cliffs that was strategically important during the Second World War (1939 – 1945).

Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church

Saint Tryphon Pechenga orthodox church is located east of the village of Nellim, sitting on a handsome pine tree ridge.