Open main menu

urban area in Pajala Municipality, Sweden

Pajala is a small town in Tornedalen in the province of Norrbotten in Norrland, Sweden, by the Finnish border.

UnderstandEdit

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.

Get inEdit

By planeEdit

  • 1 Pajala Airport (PJA IATA). A small regional airport serving the town. The only regular connection is with Luleå. The two daily flights are timed with the flight coming from Stockholm.    

By busEdit

There 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 trainEdit

Kolari is across the border river Torne älv, 30 km from Pajala centre, with overnight rail services part of the year to southern Finland.

Get aroundEdit

Map of Pajala

SeeEdit

The sundial in the centre is the biggest sundial in the world. There you can read the history on a board.

  • 1 Laestadiusmuseet, Laestadiusvägen 38, +46 978-75880. Museum dedicated to Lars Levi Laestadius who founded the Laestadian pietist revival movement in the mid-19th century.

DoEdit

BuyEdit

EatEdit

DrinkEdit

SleepEdit

ConnectEdit

  • Pajala Internet Café, Kengisgatan 6, +4697815463. Here you can come and enjoy good internet connection on new modern computers. They also sell tasty snacks and pizza.

Go nextEdit


This city travel guide to Pajala is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!