At Test World, customers can enjoy the very best of Finnish hospitality. The site is nestled within untamed Lappish wilderness, ideally positioned for viewing the Northern Lights.

Whilst the location is famous for its natural, unspoilt beauty, it is also very well served by numerous hotels, restaurants and excellent flight connections. Ivalo airport is conveniently located close to the proving ground and benefits from frequent daily flights to and from all major European cities.


There is much to do in the locality, and popular activities and pastimes include snowmobile and Husky safaris; ice fishing; cross country skiing; reindeer tours; aurora hunting; and many other outdoor sports and activities.


There are several excellent options for accommodation near Test World’s proving grounds.

Local hotels include:

Hotel Ivalo - www.hotelivalo.fi

Hotel Kultahippu - www.hotellikultahippu.fi

Santa´s Hotel - https://santashotels.fi/hotellit/hotel-tunturi-saariselka/

Holiday Club Saariselkä - www.holidayclubresorts.com/fi/kohteet/saariselka/

Hotel Riekonlinna - www.laplandhotels.com/FI/lapin-hotellit/saariselka/lapland-hotel-riekonlinna


There are numerous choices for eating and entertaining close to the test facilities. The traditional Lappish style restaurants provide lunch buffet, á la carte and any bespoke catering requirements. A wide range of cuisine is available, including pizzerias and burger restaurants.

Some good local restaurants include:

Pirkon Pirtti - www.pirkonpirtti.fi

Restaurant Lumi - www.ravintolalumi.fi

Laanilan kievari - www.laanilankievari.fi

Restaurant Kultahippu - www.hotellikultahippu.fi

Restaurant Pubi.fi - www.pubi.fi/ivalo

Restaurant Petronella - www.ravintolapetronella.fi

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