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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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  • A really nice ring route, leaving in its wake, resting places and the path to all in excellent condition and a good walk. The emergence of a new installation paths effectively prevents Sorastus. Only a part of the pitkospuista need fixing. The route was better to walk in a clockwise direction. Counterclockwise reduces the sharp rise but much lighter, helps in this case. Hazard the magnificent scenery, we waited at the bottom of a fairy tale forest and playful.
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  • Ruka and Ruka Centre was very nice place, restaurants ökyhintaisia but yes it understand this place. Included with the top well worth a visit. And the risk of the problem is staggering. Quite a lot of ups and downs but I highly recommend a visit. Sees Russia.
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  • We went to eating a delicious soup through the stem of the coffee shop, the route passes through in time for the coffee shop next door. Yes tastes among the ski trip
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