Haparanda River introduction
Beauty at the Finnish-Swedish border
How would and overnight stay in Haparanda sound, right on the Swedish-Finnish border?
BestPark Haparanda River with three plus is located in a scenic area by the river. From here it is only a five minute drive to Tornio, which is on the other side of the Tornio River. From Haparanda you can easily get to Tornio via the bridge and vice versa, which is why people are used to doing business on both sides. These two nearby towns form a special twin town, Haparanda-Tornio. They have a common center and cooperate in many different areas.
The spacious travel park with as many as 59 caravan or motorhome parking slots, contains an extensive range of camping services, such as a service building, a sauna (temporarily disabled), a private beach, a barbecue house and an outdoor dishwashing area. The travel park also has nine tent sites that can be booked via the Bestpark booking system. A few meters from the park, the super-popular River Restaurant Haparanda invites you to enjoy the food, which is famous by both locals and other visitors.
In addition to the beach destination, Tornionjoki is also an excellent fishing spot, famous for its salmon waters, where there is plenty to do for fishing lovers. You can go on a day trip to the Haparanda Archipelago National Park. It covers an area of about 6,000 hectares, of which the land area is about 770 hectares. The national park consists of a couple of large and a few smaller islands. Those who are enthusiastic about culture should also familiarize themselves with the original art and design culture of Haparanda at the Aine Art Museum or by admiring the street art in the area. When you want to see different animals, you can go to Björka small zoo, where the family’s big and small thrive. If you want water sports experiences, you can rent water jets to the beach, where you can enjoy a beautiful summer day on a playful ride.
Haparanda is famous for its shopping facilities. There are several shops in the center of Haparande that attract customers. Ikea is also a popular shopping area, close to a large shopping center with many stores from well-known manufacturers, as well as Candy World, Europa’s largest candy store. It is also worth taking advantage of the area’s extensive range of restaurants, as you can experience both Finnish and Swedish flavors here. The fish is guaranteed to be fresh because it comes directly from the fish.
It is not necessary to raise the Swedish krona, as many players in Haparanda also accept euro as their currency. The debit card can be used on both sides of the border. At park, you book your stay in euros.