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Ruka, Kuusamo

Ruka offers downhill and cross-country skiing, as well as hiking trails through the expansive landscape, depending on the season. The attraction is known for having one of the longest-running ski seasons in Europe--from October to June. Offering both day and night skiing, the site gives you the opportunity to ski 24/7. Over 600 km (373 mi) of snowmobile routes provide another way to conquer the snow. These routes turn into hiking trails and mountain biking paths during warmer months. The site also offers fishing and rafting experiences to give you access to the cool waters that run through the nearby Oulanka National Park. The village at the base of the mountains is a pedestrian-only area with casual and fine-dining restaurants, cafes, and shops with rental equipment and souvenirs. Consider renting a chalet or booking a hotel in the village; visit the attraction's website for discounts on lodging and services. Arrange to visit Ruka and other attractions in Kuusamo using our Kuusamo trip maker site .
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  • August 15, 2017
    In the summer, only a few restaurants and shops open, but enough is enough, at least for a few days, for example, activities to the top of the kipuaminen, toboggan run, ski hire, fishing, etc. I did some of these bear round to the friendly staff and great breakfast. Ruka from the great views, matched the power of danger or konttainen views, or if they do not have the strength to climb the peak, Rukankin is great! Also you to the top of the ski lift.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Visited on one silent tuesday, Ruka has quite lot of activities to offer in the summer despite it is highly winter activity place. Quad safaris, hiking, berry collection etc.  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    We were really happy with the reissuumme to Ruka. Activities can be found for every taste, but also for families with children a good target. In we walked around a small trail, rääpäisyn and the power of the rice in the rice fell danger shenanigans. Paths in good condition, well guided and landscapes of great. In addition, we went for a bike ride, we calculated the summer sled track, we went to suurpetokeskuksessa, and the Canyon on a cruise. Restaurants of which were closed, but some good open oleviakin was found.
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