Ruka-Kuusamo

Ruka fell is located in Kuusamo, Eastern Lapland, and is reachable through good travel connections.

Built around the fell, Ruka is one of Finland’s most popular ski and holiday resorts and a lively alpine-like town. Visitors find themselves surrounded by pristine nature of the magnificent hills, pure rivers, wild woodlands and wonderful natural scenery.

Quality meetings

Kuusamo is one of the most popular conference locations in Northern Finland. The new Ruka Conference Centre enables even more versatile and bigger meetings, exhibitions and conferences.

Kuusamo and Ruka offer facilities for all purposes, whether arranging a meeting for a couple of persons or a conference for 1 500 people.

wild nature and Indoor fun

The Kuusamo region is the most popular nature tourism destination in Finland. With a wide selection of programme services there are plenty of things to do from visits to reindeer farms to soaking in the spas.

Centres for indoor activities like bowling and health clubs make a nice alternative to the many outdoor pursuits possible in Kuusamo.

The Northern Lights Bring Luck

According to legend, the Aurora Borealis are a sign of good luck. Go Aurora-hunting on snowshoes, snowmobiles or dog sleds.

Other exotic winter activities include tour skating, ice fishing, snow golfing, reindeer rides, ice swimming, ice climbing and ice carting.

A haven for skiers

A vast network of cross-country ski tracks circle the Ruka fell. Downhill skiers and snowboarders are catered for, too: 20 ski lifts and 30 slopes guarantee cool runnings.

The peak of Ruka fell reaches 492 metres above sea level and the longest slope is 1,300 metres long.

Enjoy the Light-Filled Summer

When the snow melts and summer arrives, it’s time for fishing and hiking, paddling and shooting the rapids, golfing, mountain biking and safari adventures on foot or on horseback.

On light summer days, you can enjoy the purity and peace of nature and the many events of Ruka village.

In the autumn, soaking up the wonders of nature – first and foremost the incredible autumn leaf colour – is the thing to do out in the fresh and crispy air.

City Facts

Population: 16 000 (Kuusamo incl. Ruka)

Flight connections: Kuusamo Airport lies a 10-minute drive from the centre of Kuusamo, and 25 minutes from Ruka resort.

Distance from Helsinki:

– Plane 1 hour 20 minutes
– Train 10-13 hours
– Car 800 kilometres, 10 hours

CONTACT:

Ruka-Kuusamo
Rukatunturintie 9
93825 Rukatunturi
Phone +358 8 860 0250
info@ruka.fi
www.ruka.fi

Lapland

In just a few minutes, you can leave behind the hustle and bustle of a ski resort or a city and arrive in the peace and quiet of the wilderness.

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