Highlists of the year
- The Midnight Sun shines 24/7 in June-July. It is really sunny and bright in the night so plan your trips for late.
- The sky colouring Nortern Lights can already be seen in late August as soon as night are dark. Aurora season lasts until April, lasting easily more than half a year!
- Colors of the Autumn makes landscape yellow-orange-red - very beautiful time in Lapland
- Sun does not shine at all during Polar Night in December. Instead the sky glows red, pink and blue for daylight hours 10pm-4pm.
- Snow covered trees and magic forests are at the best in December-January.
Visit Yllästunturi Peak with a gondola
Yllästunturi Fell is a landmark of western Lapland. Being over 500 metres higher than the surrounding terrain, from Yllästunturi one can see sourrounding vast wilderness way over 100 kilometres away – lots of Lapland.
In the peak demanding accessible Ylläs History Trail can be visited in summer months (June-September).
Season: Possible year-round, though in winter (November-April) soft snow makes moving at the top quite a difficult.
Adaptive Skiing in Ylläs Ski Resort
In Ylläs Ski Resort you can enjoy the highest and longest slopes in Finland. Ski Schools has personnel and equipment for Adaptive Skiing. Please contact Ski Schools in advance.
Accessible trails and shelter in Ylläs
We gathered top accessible trails to Trailfinder. See them under label "Thematic Trails". Highly recommended trails are Yllästunturi with a gondola and Kesänkijärvi Lake accessible trails.
See more near-by accessible trails in Pallas-Ylläs National Park website
Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas
National Park's three Visitor Centers are accessible. Our customer service will provide information on the attractions of Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park and its finest hiking trails. The visitor centre exhibitions will introduce you to local nature and culture. The visitor centres also host changing art exhibitions.
We host nature evenings and numerous other events during the year. You can visit our shop to purchase maps and local products and to enjoy fell scenery over a cup of coffee.
For more information, visit the Yllästunturi, Pallastunturi and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre websites: