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Ylläs Covid Information

Updated 20.7.2021

Welcome! It is safe to travel to Ylläs as long as you follow guidelines from authorities and the Finnish goverment.


Feeling sick or might been exposed? Get tested

Stay in your accomodation. If you have any sympoms get tested, call +358 40 489 5096

In case you need hospital treatment call Kolari Municipality's Health Care Center +358 40 489 5090


Covid situation in Lapland now

Ylläs-Kolari statistics and possible corona exposures are published at website (only in Finnish).

Corona virus situation in Lapland now


General Guidelines

  • Visit us only if you are healthy. If you have symptoms get tested.
  • Keep 2m safe distance
  • Wear a mask indoors
  • Maintain good hand hygiene
  • Cover your mouth when coughing and sneezing
  • Download the Koronavilkku tracing app

Download and print Ylläs covid instruction (PDF)


Are services and trails open?

In Ylläs most services are open normally. Please see Opening hours today


Shelters and huts along the trails

Shelters and huts are currently open. Most are maintained by Parks & Wildlife Finland so follow their instructions

  • Keep distance from others - at least 2 metres. Maintain good hand hygiene. Always follow the instructions from the public health authorities.
  • Think about which locations tend to get crowded, and choose less-busy alternatives.
  • Bring lunch and snacks that do not require preparing or cooking on a fire. Designated campfire and picnic sites can get very crowded.



Restaurants are open for dine-in.

Take away

Most restaurants and cafes sell also take away food.

Delivery to accommodation

Buy groceries from K-market Jounin Kauppa online shop for pick up or delivery (in finnish/swedish). Limited capacity so order well ahead.


Tourist Information

Ylläs Travel Information in Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas is open normally. Come to visit or contact by email and by phone +358 40 550 2424.


Latest covid information from Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare

Can I travel to Finland and Lapland? Please read

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