Yötön yö riippukeinussa, Daniel Taipale, Ruka-Kuusamo

Summer


 

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 299 €/week

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 225 €/night

Iisakki Glass Village kesällä

Midnight sun at Iisakki Glass Village 189 €/night

House of Northern Senses

House of Northern Senses from 221 €/night/double

Minimum duration 2 nights.

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

Rafting

Paddling and SUP

National parks

Bears

Reindeer

Ratsastusta kesällä, Wanha Raatesalmi

Horses

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 Trail Ultra 2023

Events
26.5.2023 - 27.5.2023
Kesämaisemia Ruka-Kuusamossa

Ruka-Kuusamo Midsummer 2023

Events
21.6.2023 - 25.6.2023
Solstice - vaihtoehtomusiikin festivaali Rukatunturin huipulla

Solstice 2023

Events
22.6.2023 - 24.6.2023
Oulanka Downhill Swim

Downhill Swim 24 km at Oulanka National Park 2023

Events
21.7.2023 - 23.7.2023

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