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Experience the beauty of nature in the Pyhä-Luosto region

Credits: Meri Sipilä

Starting Point: Rovaniemi
1-3 days

Experience the beauty of nature in the Pyhä-Luosto region

The Pyhä-Luosto area, home to the oldest national park in Finland, welcomes visitors to enjoy its magnificent landscapes and beautiful natural wonders. With versatile hiking trails suitable for hikes ranging from a few hours to a few days, this is the perfect place to revel in the beauty of nature and get your blood pumping. The closest city to this region is Rovaniemi, which is reachable from Helsinki by plane and train. Then take a bus from Rovaniemi to either Luosto or Pyhätunturi. View timetables at matkahuolto.fi. Once you’ve arrived at the park, begin your journey at Visitor Center Naava. At Naava, you’ll find the latest information on area routes and enjoy a free exhibition.
Naava free exhibition
Pyhätunturi

Visitor centre Naava

Begin your tour of magnificent Pyhä-Luosto National Park at Visitor Centre Naava that is an information point for Pyhä-Luosto national park: tips for outdoors and activities and the trail conditions.

Travel tip

In addition to Pyhä-Luosto’s spectacular nature, there are many more things to experience in this area. For example, tour the amethyst mine or visit a reindeer park!

Accommodation

The Pyhä-Luosto area offers a variety of accommodations to choose from. Try Sunday Morning Resort, an exclusive boutique hotel by the lake; rent a traditional cottage; or sleep under the Northern Lights in a glass-covered hut.
Hotel Pyhätunturi
Pyhätunturi

Ski-Inn Hotel Pyhätunturi

Stay energised for all that hiking with a bite to eat from these area restaurants.