When heading to Lapland in the summer, you have probably set your sights on the Midnight sun. However, in addition to that, Ruka-Kuusamo has a wide range of experiences available. The long summer in Kuusamo charms visitors with all that it has to offer.
Spend your summer holiday up north!
You can experience the roaring of River Kitkajoki when rafting, listen to bears chattering to each other while sitting safely in a bear watcing hide, feel the wind when ziplining and admire the quiet forest on the trails in Oulanka National Park. Come enjoy the most beautiful scenery in Finland!
Follow Vesku the Reindeer and get to know more about summer in Finnish Lapland!
Accommodation of your dreams
In addition to a summer cottage located in your own peace by the lake, you can experience the famous Lappish nightless night in a glass-roofed cottage, choose a memorable visit to a wilderness mansion or pick an easy hotel vacation in the heart of Ruka village.
Most of the accommodation in the area can be conveniently compared in Ruka-Kuusamo's Accommodation Search. The most popular cottages and apartments are booked well in advance, so act soon!
Hotel or apartment
Glass igloos and other special accommodation
And there’s more!
A wide selection of popular activities and more unique experiences has been chosen for the Summer Weekly Programme. You can find all the adventures available in the area in the section Experiences.
Paddling and SUP
Ruka Summer Resort
Ruka village is a great centre point for your holiday. Lots of choices for accommodation and restaurants as well as Ruka Bike Park, Summer Sled Track, Zipline and other fun activities will quarantee a fun holiday for families!
Ruka Bike Park
Ruka Summer Sled Track
Summer fun for families
Light nights are made for relaxing in good company
After a day full of adventures, it's enjoyable to relax in the sauna and sit down at a ready-made table with local delicacies or international flavors.
In addition to the well-being services, relaxation is also available outdoors, for example with exotic reindeer yoga.
Saunas & swimming
Reindeer yoga and relaxation
The biggest events of the summer:
Fly, take a train or come by car
The fastest way to reach us is to fly in from Helsinki. You can also take a train to Oulu, Rovaniemi or Kemijärvi and continue on to Kuusamo by bus or your own car.