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From Frankfurt to Kuusamo by Lufthansa
Accessibility to Kuusamo is developing rapidly: one of the world’s biggest airlines Lufthansa will launch a new route from Frankfurt to Kuusamo from 23rd December 2017 to 31st March 2018. This is the first ever scheduled flight route from a foreign international airport to Kuusamo airport.
Finnair increases capacity to Kuusamo
Finnair is growing its capacity to Kuusamo airport for the winter 2017-2018 even more than annouced in March 2017. With the increase in flights and new appealing departure times, the connections from Central Europe and Asia to Kuusamo are getting significantly better.
Kuusamo will see an additional 23% growth in seat capacity with three additional weekly frequencies operating on Mondays, Saturdays and Sundays. Finnair will fly to Kuusamo mostly twice a day, on busiest days even four times.
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Ruka is Finland’s best, 4th time round!
For the 4th consecutive time, Ruka-Kuusamo was awarded several titles at the World Ski Awards 2016 Gala in Kitzbühel, Austria. Ruka Ski Resort received the title of the Best Ski Resort of Finland. The title of Finland’s Best Ski Hotel went to Ruka Ski Chalets, and Rukan Salonki was named Finland’s Best Ski Chalet.
Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2017
Finland is mentioned on the list of Best in Travel 2017 Top Countries especially for its 100 years of independence. Part of the celebration was the opening of the 40th national park Hossa in June 2017. Hossa National Park stretches through Kuusamo and Suomussalmi; Julma Ölkky canoyon lake is located in Kuusamo.
TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice 2016
Ski-Inn Hotel RukaVillage placed 4th in TripAdvisor's Traveler's Choice of 2016 Top 10 Best Bargain Hotels in Finland,
National Geographic Best Trips 2017
Finland is listed as one of the Best Trips 2017 with the new Hossa National Park. Hossa - the 40th national park in Finland - will open in summer 2017. Hossa National Park is located partly in Kuusamo.
Daily Mail: #2 Most Magical National Park
Daily Mail's travel section selected Oulanka National Park as #2 of Europe's most magical national parks!
The Financial Times: Where to go in 2017
The Financial Times has selected Finland as one of its top destinations for 2017 and mentioned Hossa National Park together with the variety of activities year round.
Wondering if Ruka suits your guests?
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Updated on new products, improvement on flight schedules, new events and other interesting stuff.
7.6.2017: Lufthansa starting flights from Frankfurt to Kuusamo
30.5.2017: Finnair adds even more flights to Kuusamo
28.4.2017: Finnair adds capacity to Kuusamo for winter 2017-2018
13.4.2017: Signs of spring at Ruka-Kuusamo
25.1.2017: The Polar Night is full of light