Laitakari Saw Mill Island

Lush nature with a refreshing side of history, only a stone’s throw from Kemi. One of a kind experience in Northern Finland.


The island of Laitakari is a fascinating combination of untouched nature, parklike recreational spaces and diverse cultural remnants. A visit to the island takes you into a world of serene tranquility, making it your choice to roam through remnants of times gone by or simply sit down at one of the fireplaces for a bite to eat.


1. Sawmill
2. Chimney
3. Kiln
4. Fuel storage
5. Headquarters
6. Foreman’s residence
7. White Guards
8. Canteen
9. General store
10-12. Residential