If you are looking for a Finnish holiday destination and haven’t made your mind up yet, we have what you’re looking for: Kuusamo! Ruka is one of the largest ski resorts in Finland, and the entire Ruka-Kuusamo region is one of Finland’s most popular travel destinations all year round.
Arriving to Ruka-Kuusamo
Where to travel in Finland? Kuusamo, of course!
Sustainable tourism according to a long-term plan
Sustainable tourism is developed in our region systematically and with a long-term plan. We hope that you will also take the principles of sustainable tourism into account on your holiday. We have gathered practical examples and instructions for sustainable tourism.
The secret of our popularity is our diverse offering. We have plenty of activities and tourist attractions for families, unforgettable adventures for those travelling with friends and diverse meeting packages for groups.
We do everything in our power to make sure you have a fun holiday and that everything runs smoothly.
Ruka-Kuusamo has lots to offer all year round. The most popular travelling time is the winter season from October to May, but Kuusamo’s spectacular nature offers stunning scenery also during the snowless season. Enjoying your holiday outside the high season is also a sustainable choice that promotes tourism all year round!
You can fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in a little over an hour. If you decide to drive to Lapland, there are several great routes across Finland that provide splendid scenery. If sustainable travel is close to your heart, you can reach Kuusamo by train and bus.
In the winter, SkiBus operates in the area. It’s free of charge for all customers in the Ruka area with a valid ski pass. National park buses take customers to trails in Oulanka and Hossa National Parks. There is plenty of parking, and taxi services are readily available.
The most extensive offering of tourism services in the area is in Ruka village. Located east of Rukatunturi fell, the new village centre Ruka Valley has been designed especially for skiing families with kids. We also recommend getting to know the services in the centre of Kuusamo , especially the large number of shops.
Everything you could ever dream of for your Lapland holiday
Here, you can sleep well, let someone else worry about what’s for dinner and find functional equipment for activities. We also guarantee you special memories and souvenirs!