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Address: Rukatunturintie 9, Kuusamo 93825, Finland
Phone Number: 358-8-8600 200
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Activities: Snowmobiling, Skiing, Snow-shoeing

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Ruka - fun also in summer

In witner nice sure, but people go and visit Ruka also in summer! Take a lift up and the slpe down. See the views and try frisbee golf ;)

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

In witner nice sure, but people go and visit Ruka also in summer! Take a lift up and the slpe down. See the views and try frisbee golf ;)

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Finchingfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We booked this as a ski holiday because we wanted to ensure that we had snow over the Christmas break. We did have snow but had not appreciated just how cold it would be...-30C. It was almost too cold to ski and I am a hardy and well equipped traveller. You absolutely must travel with appropriate clothing. If you have... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Ruka was everything I could have imagined, its so breathtaking and so romantic! I have never been skiing before but with the help of the instructors I was on the blue slopes and very confident with them. It is quite an expensive place if you eat out, but there's a very good pizza place which is cheap and a good... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Ruka suites excellent, spacious and well equiped. Beds comfortable, great sauna wet room drying cabinet dishwasher tv's. Only minutes from ski lifts. Staff friendly and helpful. Lots of T bars here at Ruka, shame the 6 quad lift only worked part of the week and closed early. Slopes well groomed, red runs down to village could be tricky for some.... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The Ruka resort can be easily reached by air via Kuusamo airport and skibus or by a car. Lots of hotels and rental cottages and log houses. The downhill slopes are variable and were in a good condition. The x-country skiing tracks are well maintained and are quite versatile. However, they often cross with roads, which is annoying for skiers.... More 

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Cheshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Have just returned from a weeks skiing during the half term holidays. It was the children's first time skiing and the instructors were great. Couldn't keep up with them both at the end of the week as they whizzed down the slopes. Found the ski bus a bit of a bind especially in the morning before ski lessons as it... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Just returned from Ruka our third year running - still fantastic. It really is a great place to learn to Ski. Ski school excellent thank you Komu - enjoyed the salsa too! We stayed in Ruka Suites - good accomodation and central. We enjoyed our usual haunts Colorado and Rukatontu, Stefans Steakhouse good too and the ski bistro which had... More 

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Buckley, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I read reviews about skiing in Finland before I booked. All reviews said there were empty slopes and no queues - absolute rubbish! February half term skiing in Finland is no different to the Alps - thousands of people, very long lift queues, the lifts are mostly drags and often stop or break. On the busiest day if the ski... More 

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Espoo, Southern Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Here again. The week 8 of the calendar year is the school winter holiday for us living in south Finland. Been here with the kids for many years on this same week. Ruka is definitively safe choice if you are looking for winter paradise with lots of snow. Especially good for families with childred, of different ages. Really lots of... More 

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manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Went to Ruka on Jan 25th for 7 nights with Crystal Ski. From start to finish it was great. We stayed in Ruka suites which was very nice, it had 2 bedrooms, a living area/kitchen, sauna, bathroon and balcony. It also provided free WIFI which was brilliant especially as our phones did not work. My husbands phone was better than... More 

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