New at Ruka and Kuusamo

Ruka-Kuusamo is developing all the time

We aim to make the best ever holiday experience for you - with respect to the magnificent surrounding nature. Welcome to enjoy the new services and activities.

New restaurant Camp Kitchen & Bar opening in Ruka Valley

Camp Kitchen & Bar will be opening in December 2019 in Hotel RukaValley. There will be 150 seats and a heated balcony. Camp is easy to reach, fun and international style. Relaxed and comfortable settings include a classy coctail bar. In addition, Hotel RukaValley will have a Fast Food Restaurant Kamiina, minimarket with basic groceries, ski pass sales and rental shop and the safaris office of Ruka Adventures

New aurora igloos and apartments

Rukariutta Apartments have been enlargened to include 8 new apartments near Rukaportti services. Rukariutta is located along SkiBus route. 

Magical Pond will be opening 20 new aurora igloos near Lammintupa Winter Village in December 2019. Besides amazing accommodation and local food, packages include safaries with huskies and reindeer as well as ice karting for speed lovers. 

Novelties on slopes

Winter 2018-2019 included the opening of the Scenic Gondola Village-2-Valley and super fast Village Express chair lift as well as one new slope. The capacity of both lifts has been increased during summer 2019 and the mountain and valley stations have been finalized. 

New on slopes

The biggest ice sculpture park in Nordic countries in Kuusamo!

The park is located in the centre of Kuusamo and it will contain a children’s snow adventure area, a market for locally manufactured products and fun winter adventures. Kuusamo Ice Park will be open 24/7 from 27.11.2019 until March 2020.

New events

Novelty for summer 2019, Solstice offered a unique experience of music and arts in a high plain environment where the sun never sets. So take a look and book your trip to Solstice 2020!

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Biking Skills Course at Ruka village

Novelty for summer 2019: Mountain Biking Skills Course along the shore of Kaltiolampi pond. Suitable for kids too, since parents can follow by foot along the course. Additional biker's services include bike washing station and e-bike charcing station at Ruka village.

Mountain biking

Bus connection from Ruka to Hossa

A new bus connection to Hossa was available for guests from Ruka and Kuusamo Airport during June-August 2019. Similar connection will be available for summer 2020 too!