Vittakumpu is one of the kumpu (‘hill’) villages, which also include Pitkäkumpu, Kotakumpu, Riikonkumpu and Kenttälä. This settlement in the hills winds its way, ribbon-like, along the busy road that leads to Inari and the Kittilä gold mine. New residents and old emigrants returning make the village a lively place.
Location: Roughly 10–20 km east of the village of Kittilä
Population: About 125
Places of interest: A birdwatching tower, the lean-to shelter on the Ounasjoki river, the Vittakumpu and Onnela village halls, and a teepee shelter in Vittakumpu, swimming in Riikonjärvi lake, and a cross-country skiing track.
Vittakumpu web page vittakumpu.lappi.fi