Ylläs activities: Enchanting winter experience in lapland

May 23, 2024

Discover the Magic of Ylläs Skiing

Ylläs is a skier’s paradise, boasting the longest slopes in Finland. With two ski resorts, Ylläs Ski Resort and Sport Resort Ylläs, you have access to 63 slopes and 29 ski lifts. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, there’s a slope for you. The well-maintained slopes ensure a smooth skiing experience, and the breathtaking views of the fells add to the charm.

For those who prefer cross-country skiing, Ylläs offers 330 kilometers of trails, 38 of which are illuminated. The trails cater to both classic and skating styles, and you can find 21 trail cafes and 23 lean-tos or huts along the way. This makes it easy to take a break and enjoy the serene beauty of the Lappish wilderness.

Embrace the Adventure of Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing is a fantastic way to explore the untouched wilderness of Ylläs. The area offers numerous trails that take you through snow-covered forests and across frozen lakes. It’s a peaceful activity that allows you to connect with nature and enjoy the tranquility of the winter landscape.

Guided snowshoeing tours are available for those who want to learn more about the local flora and fauna. These tours often include a stop at a traditional Lappish hut, where you can warm up by the fire and enjoy a hot drink. It’s a perfect way to experience the magic of Lapland in a more intimate setting.

Experience the Thrill of Snowmobiling

For those seeking a bit more excitement, snowmobiling is a must-try activity in Ylläs. The region boasts 410 kilometers of snowmobile trails, 300 of which are groomed. These trails take you through some of the most stunning landscapes in Lapland, from dense forests to open fells.

Snowmobile safaris are available for all skill levels, from beginners to experienced riders. These guided tours provide all the necessary equipment and safety instructions, ensuring a thrilling yet safe adventure. It’s an exhilarating way to explore the vast wilderness of Ylläs.

Family Fun in the Snow

Ylläs is a fantastic destination for families, offering a wide range of activities that kids will love. The ski resorts have dedicated children’s areas with gentle slopes and magic carpets, making it easy for little ones to learn skiing or snowboarding. There are also fun parks with jumps and obstacles for older kids to practice their skills.

In addition to skiing, families can enjoy activities like sledding, ice fishing, and visiting reindeer farms. Many of these activities are available right near our cottages, making it convenient for families to enjoy a full day of fun without having to travel far.

Relax and Unwind in Cozy Cottages

After a day of adventure, there’s nothing better than returning to a warm and cozy cottage. At AuroraCottage, we offer a range of accommodations that provide the perfect setting for relaxation. Our cottages are designed to be comfortable and inviting, with features like fireplaces and saunas to help you unwind.

Staying in a cottage allows you to experience the beauty of Lapland in a more personal and intimate way. You can enjoy the peace and quiet of the surrounding nature, and if you’re lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights from your doorstep. It’s the perfect way to end a magical day in Ylläs.

Explore the Unique Culture of Lapland

Ylläs is not just about outdoor activities; it’s also a place where you can immerse yourself in the unique culture of Lapland. Visit local museums and cultural centers to learn about the history and traditions of the Sámi people, the indigenous inhabitants of the region. These experiences provide a deeper understanding of the rich cultural heritage of Lapland.

Don’t miss the opportunity to try traditional Lappish cuisine. Local restaurants offer dishes made from fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, such as reindeer, salmon, and berries. It’s a culinary journey that complements the natural beauty and adventurous spirit of Ylläs.

Plan Your Winter Getaway with AuroraCottage

At AuroraCottage, we strive to make your winter getaway in Ylläs as enjoyable and memorable as possible. Our cottages provide a comfortable and convenient base for exploring all the activities and attractions that Ylläs has to offer. Whether you’re here for skiing, snowshoeing, or simply to relax and enjoy the stunning scenery, we have the perfect accommodation for you.

Book your stay with us and experience the enchanting winter wonderland of Ylläs. With our local knowledge and commitment to quality, we ensure that your holiday is nothing short of magical. Come and discover the beauty and adventure of Lapland with AuroraCottage.

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