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Scandinavia : Finland : Oulu : Ruka
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Ruka is in Kuusamo. Ruka is a ski resort and a village in Kuusamo.Rukatunturis' highest point is 492 meters. The longest run in the mountain is 1300 meters.

Get in

Best way to get to Ruka is to fly to Kuusamo and take the Airport bus to Ruka. If you want to come by train from southern Finland, the nearest train stations are in Oulu, Rovaniemi and Kemijärvi. You can take a bus from there to Kuusamo.


Near Ruka you can find two National Parks: Oulanka and Riisitunturi. The views from the top of Rukatunturi are beuatiful in summer and winter.


In Winter the ski resort is the main thing to do in Ruka. In Summer the beautiful nature provides a lot to do.





  • Ski-Inn RukaSuites, Rukakyläntie 8, 93825 Rukatunturi, +358-8-8600 300, [1]. checkin: 18:00; checkout: 15:00. RukaSuites apartments are located in the village of Ruka. They are in walking distance from the slopes. Apartments are made specially for skiers.


Tourist Information Ruka Phone +358-8-8600 250 E-mail info(at)

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