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Address: Ovre Alta, Alta, Norway
Phone Number: +47 414 73 405
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Opportubity to see Sami culture in Alta.

We enjoyed the visit and learned a lot about Sami culture. Food with reindeer meat is very good.. Sometimes they serve vegetarian food also but better to tell them before. One can... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 August 2016
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Delft, The Netherlands
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Delft, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We enjoyed the visit and learned a lot about Sami culture. Food with reindeer meat is very good.. Sometimes they serve vegetarian food also but better to tell them before. One can buy here souvenir related to Sami culture. Another good thing is one do not need to reserve for this activity before. In their website it is written that... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is a real Sami experience, for anyone who wants to. The animals, the buildings and also the people, all truly Sami, and they make the most of it for you. Well worth it if you are in the area. Need to book first to make sure they are there and willing.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

This is a wonderful place run be a very charming family. They are extremely hospitable and friendly. The gentleman is quite fluent in English although he is modest about it, while his sister and wife (the two ladies who actually own the business) understand but shy away from responding in English. We received a brief yet detailed summary of Sami... More 

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Amli, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

We (two adults, to boys aged 12 and 9) visited this spot twice. Very interesting guiding, possible to buy good food, great hospitality, exciting to come close to the reindeer and get a glimpse af saami culture and everyday life. Highly recommended.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014

Excellent visit hosted by the Sami family. Very informative guided visit followed by time with the reindeer and coffee in the Lavvu round an open fire. We were privileged to hear several yoiks and were invited to join in.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

In order to see reindeer, we had to visit the Sami. The establishment we visited is called Boazi Sami Siida and here, Håkon Kristian Haldorsen, his wife and his sister show us the traditional costumes, and demonstrate the Sami reindeer herders' way of life. I think what struck me most was the brightness of their clothing, all obtained from natural... More 

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