Pyha-Luosto National Park, Pyhatunturi

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Pyhä-Luosto National Park is a national park in Lapland, Finland. It was established in 2005 when Finland's oldest national park, Pyhätunturi National Park was joined to Luosto. This makes Pyhä-Luosto Finland's oldest but at the same time newest national park. The new park covers 142km2. The most important features are geological specialities, old forests and wetlands.The park's base is formed by Finland's southernmost, 12-peak tunturi line. The tunturis are remnants of Alp-like mountains of 2 billion years of age. 200-year-old or older pine tree forests grow on the hills. The highest tunturis are Noitatunturi, 540m, and Ukko-Luosto, 514m.
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  • Unbelievable, what a beautiful can be winter! Has everything for the active winter rest and calm walks. I recommend a small cafe "KOPARA" where for 12 euros you can enjoy a hot delicious soup and venison. The after skiing. Address Luostontie 1160, 98530 Pelkosenniemi
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  • The magnificent scenery. Tracks the luxury condition.-20. .... really quiet time. The most was to be foreign tourists.
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  • We were only staying for a little snowshoeing. It is well organized, with tourist/bar at the base. It is designed especially for skiing but it traces that go well for snowshoes. We got one of these and it was a very pleasant excursion, in the dark of course. The only problem is that you have to move away a little from the slopes illuminated for snowshoeing in the darkness, the ski area is lit almost a day. Black bread making at the bar is odd but very good, we've got one baguette is loved.
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