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YLLAS Above The Arctic Circle in Finnish Lapland


Winter Wonderland Two original Lappish villages – Äkäslompolo and Ylläsjärvi

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Biggest Ski Resort in Finland 63 slopes and 28 lifts 330 km cross-country skiing tracks 410 km snowmobiling tracks 44 km marked snowshoeing trails

Activities in winter Winter season from November to the beginning of May • Downhill skiing and snowboarding for all skill levels, ski schools • Reindeer sleigh rides through the snow scene • Snowmobile safaries • Husky safaries • Snow shoeing • Ice fishing • Ylläs Twilight – northern lights • Amazing snow village and Ice Hotel • Meet Santa Claus

Northern Lights

Staying in Ylläs • Cosy hotels, including spa & wellness hotel • Well-equipped cottages, log cabins and apartments, most of them with private sauna and cosy fireplace • Shops and a supermarket • Restaurants, bars and cafes in the villages and by the ski slopes • Ski equipment, snowmobile and thermal suits for rent • Ski-bus shuttle and taxi services Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park provides countless ways to enjoy Europe’s cleanest air.

Summertime &



Midnight Sun, from end of May to the end of July Colourful autumn ”ruska” from end of August to the end of September

Activities in summer • hiking • nordic walking • mountain biking • fishing • canoeing, rowing • birdwatching • wild life safaris • berry and mushroom picking • orienteering • disc golf

Getting to Ylläs By Plane Kittilä airport is located 30 km (30–45 min) from the resort. Rovaniemi airport is located 170 km (2h) from the resort. By train Kolari train station is located 35 km (30–45 min) from the resort. Overnight trains are a comfortable option to travel from Helsinki to Kolari. There is bus transportation from the airport and train station to Ylläs.

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For more information

Ylläs visityllas yllastoday Tel. +358 (0) 40 550 2424

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