Pajala is a small town in Tornedalen in the province of Norrbotten in Norrland, Sweden, by the Finnish border.
Pajala features in a novel Popular Music from Vittula (Swedish: Populärmusik från Vittula) by Mikael Niemi and the film Popular Music based on the novel. It is a story of growing up in rural Sweden during early 1960s.
address: Pajala Turism & Evenemang, Malmen
By busThere are also buses from Luleå and Gällivare, for example, which cost much less than the plane. The road distance from Luleå is 215 km.
By trainKolari is across the border river Torne älv, 30 km from Pajala centre, with overnight rail services part of the year to southern Finland.
The sundial in the centre is the biggest sundial in the world. There you can read the history on a board.
phone: +46 978-75880address: Laestadiusvägen 38Museum dedicated to Lars Levi Laestadius who founded the Laestadian pietist revival movement in the mid-19th century.
phone: +46 978-10815address: Fridhemsvägen 1
phone: +4697815463address: Kengisgatan 6Here you can come and enjoy good internet connection on new modern computers. They also sell tasty snacks and pizza.