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Hiidenkirnuntie 165, Rovaniemi 97110, Finland
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Devil`s churns

It is a perfect place to visit on your way to/from Rovaniemi. It is situated within 15 minutes by... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Paulus T
Gallivare, Sweden
Interesting glacier created holes

Your going to need a car to get to these their not really advertised anywhere and when you do visit... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Market Deeping, United Kingdom
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12 Jul 2017
“Devil`s churns”
3 Aug 2016
“Interesting glacier created holes”
Hiidenkirnuntie 165, Rovaniemi 97110, Finland
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

It is a perfect place to visit on your way to/from Rovaniemi. It is situated within 15 minutes by car from Rovaniemi and it is definitely worth checking out as you will get to see the biggest "giant kettles" in Europe and one of the...More

1  Thank Paulus T
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Your going to need a car to get to these their not really advertised anywhere and when you do visit their in the middle of nowhere. Well worth the drive out from Roveniemi it's only 25Km or so and the roads are good. It's signposted...More

1  Thank DaveRuss
Reviewed 24 October 2015

This is a very interesting attraction in many ways. It presents one of nature's wonderful creations – some giant circular holes in the rocky hill. There are several holes with different sizes. Also, the whole area is rather interesting is great to explore. The other...More

1  Thank Alexander K
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Nature getaway. Here you can find in nature how wast forced were shaping the landscape after the ice age. Truly amazing to see the power of water, stones and sand in the giant potholes that were carved to stony ground. Locals prefer this spot also...More

Thank Mikko N
Reviewed 5 April 2015

6/5, will visit again. Curious place. Brings out questions about nature, and its might. Great for kids, to learn something new.

Thank yeesyees123
Reviewed 3 May 2014

The photos are deceiving as you can't get down the holes....at least not now in May. There is no ladder besides them being filled with water. GREAT place for bouldering around, afternoon hike, exploring lovely forest walks.

2  Thank naalipalo
Reviewed 22 September 2013 via mobile

Interesting place if you are into geology and geographical phenomena. You need a car of your own and if you visit them on a nice summer's day, pay a visit to the sandy beach of the nearby island of Rautiosaari. Ask locals for directions.

1  Thank PekkaBrussels
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Hiidenkirnut is worth the visit if you like to do some rock climbing. During your trip you can encounter some potholes. This is nature at its best. During the visit in August 2013: * Beware of moquitoes! * In the potholes there are quite a...More

1  Thank Kortrijk25
Reviewed 27 October 2012

The Devil's Churn are about 25 km from Rovaniemi. There is no public transport to this place. It can be reached only by car. There are 14 mysterious potholes here. The potholes are known to have been created by swirling water of melting ice about...More

8  Thank vasavapr
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