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Photo by: Juha Laine

Pallas, a captivating destination in Finnish Lapland is situated within the Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park, this enchanting region offers a unique blend of natural beauty and exhilarating experiences. From snowy winter wonderlands for skiing and Northern Lights sightings, to serene summer landscapes ideal for hiking and exploring untouched wilderness.

During the winter season, Pallas transforms into a magical snow blanketed wonderland. Cross-country skiing enthusiasts will discover an extensive network of trails that cater to all skill levels. The Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park boasts over 500 kilometers of groomed tracks, offering a scenic and invigorating journey through snowy forests and across frozen lakes. For those craving a bit more adrenaline, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and snow kiting are also popular activities.

Pallas also offers extraordinary opportunities for witnessing the mesmerizing Northern Lights. Far away from the city lights, the region's dark skies provide optimal conditions for observing this celestial spectacle. Join a guided tour to maximize your chances of catching nature's own light show.

As the snow melts and summer arrives, Pallas undergoes a remarkable transformation. The rugged landscapes reveal vibrant colors, pristine lakes, and flourishing flora. Hiking enthusiasts can explore the famous Hetta-Pallas trail, a 55-kilometer route that showcases the region's breathtaking scenery. Along the way, you'll encounter sweeping landscapes, serene wilderness, and perhaps even spot reindeer in their natural habitat. The summer months also offer opportunities for fishing, berry picking, and wildlife photography.


Pallas is easily accessible by both air and land. Several daily flights connect both Helsinki and Rovaniemi to the nearby Kittilä Airport, located approximately 45 kilometers from Pallas. From Kittilä, a car drive or public transportation will take you to your destination. Alternatively, you can take a scenic drive or bus ride to Pallas from Rovaniemi. The Journey will take around three hours.


Pallas offers a range of accommodation options to suit every preference and budget. The Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park has several wilderness huts and camping sites, allowing visitors to immerse themselves fully in nature. For those seeking a bit more comfort, Pallas also boasts cozy cottages, guesthouses, and hotels that provide modern amenities and warm hospitality.

Pallas is one the most secluded destinations in Lapland. It is recommended to bring your own necessities with you as there are no supermarkets around. If you plan to stay in a cabin or chalet, you must bring your own food and drinks (drinking water is clean everywhere in Finland). You will also find a café and restaurant at the historic hotel Lapland Hotels Pallas.

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