Tankavaara Gold Village, The gate of Lapland’s gold fields is located directly at the road E75, 30 km south of Saariselkä and 230 km north from Rovaniemi. Gold prospectors have taught visitors to pan gold for more than 40 years in Tankavaara.
Tankavaara offers unique experiences and information about the history of gold prospecting in a authentic setting. Here you can really feel the excitement of gold fever while you pan your first gold nuggets at our panning site.
Tankavaara Gold Village was founded by the goldprospectors of Lapland in 1970 and continues to preserve and teach the culture of gold prospecting to visitors all around the world
Welcome to Lapland. Welcome to Tankavaara