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7-day best winter activities in Kuusamo
$1,791.23 per adult
Taste of Wilderness Ruka Snowmobile Safari
$133.19 per adult
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Rukatunturintie 9 Rukatunturi, Kuusamo 93830 Finland
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Visit to fine nature in North Finland
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Visit to fine nature in North Finland
This is unique tour to nature and history. <br><br>We can see a wide range of northern nature.<br><br>Kuusamo is on a highland in Finland.
$78.35 per adult
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Ville V wrote a review Mar 2020
Helsinki, Finland23 contributions4 helpful votes
Do not make internet reservation to Piste ski rental place. It is slower than the normal process - even if it should be vice versa. Very slow even in off season. Cross-country skiing routes are poorly marked. Good trailing routes though.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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kberry913 wrote a review Feb 2020
Swansea, United Kingdom21 contributions5 helpful votes
This was our first winter holiday and We stayed in a log cabin about a ten minute walk from Ruka, which was beautiful and very well equipped .The scenery is breathtaking and with thermals and ski jackets/trousers we were never cold. There is plenty to do even though we were not
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Date of experience: January 2020
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David H wrote a review Feb 2020
Warrington, United Kingdom10 contributions4 helpful votes
Food was okay but nothing like fair value. Can't see how they can justify the very high prices given the (low) quality of food. Definitely won't be going again.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Kevin T wrote a review Feb 2020
Cardigan, United Kingdom8 contributions10 helpful votes
Second year in Ruka, stayed in the new Ruka Valley hotel, which is literally right on the doorstep to the ski school on the opposite side of the hill to the town. This isnt a problem though as a gondola runs wetween 9 and 7 to and from the town to the valley where ski school is
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Stephen C wrote a review Feb 2020
Norwich, United Kingdom27 contributions22 helpful votes
Breathtakingly beautiful and breathtakingly cold. The skiing was limited when compared to alpine resorts but was good enough and I still loved the place. I particularly loved the slope-side fire huts to warm up and cook a snack if you fancied it. The cost of the basic holiday
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from rukafinland, Public Relations Manager at Ruka
Responded Feb 4, 2020
Glad you liked it and yes it can be cold, but temperatures do vary. It is always good to come prepared for -20 C during December-March. Welcome back during summer, the nature is equally stunning and mosquitoes are not as bad as you might think! ;-)
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