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, 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!
Nightless night at Magical Pond
Midnight sun at Iisakki Glass Village
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.
Paddling and SUP
Summer at Ruka Ski Resort
Experience Ruka Bike Park, Summer Sled Track, Zipline and all the fun adventures at Ruka village.
Ruka Bike Park
Ruka Summer Sled Track
The biggest events of the summer:
NUTS Karhunkierros Trail Ultra 2023
Ruka-Kuusamo Midsummer 2023
Talonpöytä Fest 2023
Downhill Swim 24 km at Oulanka National Park 2023
Kuusamo Nature Photo festival 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.