Yötön yö riippukeinussa, Daniel Taipale, Ruka-Kuusamo



Spend your summer holiday up north!

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. 

You can experience the roaring of River Kitkajoki when rafting, listen to bears chattering to each other, 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!

Summer cottage of your dreams!

Lomarengas has over 500 cottages in Ruka-Kuusamo - you can be sure to find a place that suits you too!

Kesämökki Kuusamossa, Lomarengas

Nightless night at Magical Pond

Iisakki Glass Village kesällä

Midnight sun at Iisakki Glass Village

House of Northern Senses

Lakeside resort House of Northern Senses

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. 

Koskenlaskua Kitkajoella kesällä


Paddling and SUP

National parks



Ratsastusta kesällä, Wanha Raatesalmi


Summer at Ruka Ski Resort

Experience Ruka Bike Park, Summer Sled Track, Zipline and all the fun adventures at Ruka village.

Alamäkipyöräilyä Ruka Bike Parkissa

Ruka Bike Park

Maastopyöräilijät metsäreitillä, Ruka-Kuusamo

Mountain biking

Ruka Summer Sled Track

The biggest events of the summer:

Nuts Karhunkierros, kuva Veera Vihervaara

NUTS Karhunkierros Trail Ultra 2023

26.5.2023 - 27.5.2023
Kesämaisemia Ruka-Kuusamossa

Ruka-Kuusamo Midsummer 2023

21.6.2023 - 25.6.2023
Solstice - vaihtoehtomusiikin festivaali Rukatunturin huipulla

Solstice 2023

22.6.2023 - 24.6.2023
Talonpöytä Fest 2023

Talonpöytä Fest 2023

1.7.2023 - 2.7.2023
Oulanka Downhill Swim

Downhill Swim 24 km at Oulanka National Park 2023

21.7.2023 - 23.7.2023

Kuusamo Nature Photo festival 2023

15.9.2023 - 17.9.2023

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.

Kuusamo ja kansallispuistot kartalla