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River Motell & Haparanda Camping


Strandgatan 22, 953 31 Haparanda

About the campsite

In the heart of Haparanda, just half a kilometre from the Finnish border, lies River Motell & Camping. River Motell & Camping is located right next to the Torne River, which not only separates Sweden and Finland, but is also the most important river in the Baltic Sea for the reproduction of wild salmon.

The campsite has 43 pitches for motorhomes and caravans. All of the pitches are equipped with electricity. If you wish to camp, you can do so as well. The motel that is part of the campsite has 30 rooms with a total of 99 beds. Everything from twin rooms, family rooms and simple economy rooms for overnight stays are available here. Most of the rooms are also equipped with TV and private bathroom. If you wish to book a room or terrace and look out over the Torne River, you can do so as well. In the common dining area there is a kitchen with stove, microwave, and kettle. There is also a barbecue available for use outside on the campsite.

The charismatic Dimitri, who owns and runs River Motell & Camping, speaks Swedish, Finnish, English and Russian. He will do everything to make you feel at home here!



River Motel & Camping's unique location makes it an exciting option for those who want to experience two countries at once. On site there is everything from swimming, beach volleyball, a playground and beach football to keep you active. A little further away from River Motell & Camping you will find a multi-sports arena with plenty of sporting options. Haparanda Golf Club is only 3 km away. River Motell & Camping also offers stunning scenery. Hiking, cycling and fishing attract tourists from both sides of the border. Winter is rich in snow and next to River Motell & Camping there are several ski trails that start and end on the Finnish or Swedish side. It's not every day you can ski between two countries!

River Motell & Camping also has a café and a restaurant called River Restaurant. Where it offers a unique and wonderful dining experience with the highest level of service.

Haparanda also offers with its great location a lot of shopping and other activities. Both Haparanda's and Torneå's shopping centres and entertainment activities are within walking distance of River Motell & Camping. Why not bargain at the outlet mall located right next to River Motell & Camping. Here you will find branded goods of all kinds.

Many people who come to River Motell & Camping usually stay a few days longer when they see what the area has to offer. People from all over the world are fascinated by the best of three cultures - Finnish, Swedish and the Tornedalian that the city offers. The result is a unique and exciting range of history, art and crafts that you won't find anywhere else.

If you want to get to the Finnish side, it's very convenient. Our neighbouring country to the east has an exciting culture that many tourists, especially domestic ones, forget to experience. Finland is a country with a very different culture from Sweden, both in terms of food and people. The city of Tornio, which is right next to the border, also offers a wide range of activities like its Swedish neighbour. A little further away is the town of Kemi, which is also worth a visit.

Facilities at the campsite

Facilities at the campsite

Nearby activities

Nearby activities

Good to know

River Motel & Camping is open all year round. If you are going to Finland, it is always a good idea to bring a passport. Thanks to its great location to the border, the motel often gets fully booked.

A warm welcome to River Motell & Camping.

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