Ruka village is full of summery fun. See opening hours.
Traditional summer games such as petanque and darts can be played free of charge in summer game area located in Ruka village. Take a trip on the top of Ruka Fell on Chair lift and sleigh down on Summer sled race. Equipment can be borrowed from Ruka Info, Scandic Rukahovi and RukaStore. RukaStore and Lift station are renting gear on Ruka village minigolf course. Mountain and fatbike rentals. It's also possible to rent pedal boats and buy fishing licenses and rent fishing equipment for Kaltiolampi pond from RukaStore. A disc golf course; 9 holes for families near lake Talvijärvi are open and 18 holes on Ruka slopes. Rental discs are available from RukaStore and Scandic Rukahovi reception. Kuusamo area is well know for its magnificent nature and there are a lot of summer activities available.
Ruka village consists of:
- The older parts of the village; Scandic Rukahovi & Ruka Conference Centre, Restaurant Piste & Piste Rental Shop, Cafe & Shop Pitäjän Pirtti, Shopping Centre Kumpare and Rukapalvelu Safari House & Restaurant Zone.
- Ski-Inn RukaSuites and Ski-Inn Hotel RukaVillage as well as Ruka Ski Chalets apartments and Arctic Hotel Zone.
- All the shops and restaurants at the street level in the village, creating a lively vibe.
- Underground car park for 320 cars.
All local bus traffic takes place via the southern loop; the bus stop for SkiBus, Airport Bus and Karhunkierros Bus is located near Pitäjän Pirtti and Stefan's Steakhouse.