Ylläs is located about 40 km from Kittilä, in Western Lapland. The area is made up of seven fells and two villages situated on two different sides of the main Ylläs fell, The Ylläs fell stands at 718 m. high and is also popular with skiers who enjoy the long, wide slopes and spectacular scenery. The traditional Äkäslompolo village is situated in the northern side of Ylläs, and the Ylläsjärvi village is located in the south. Both villages are connected by a 11 km scenic road, around the side of the fell.
Lapland Safaris offer a variety of different safaris and excursions from Ylläs to the Snow Village in Lainio. Snow Village is a fantastic venue built every winter with more than 1,5 million kilos of snow and 300.000 kg of ice. Choose from our variety of excursions and visit the best Snow Village in Lapland!
Activities and Safaris
Ylläs is a well-known destination among Finnish skiers. It is the highest skiing fell in Finland with a great variety of slopes. The breathtaking scenery and pure untouched nature is the perfect backdrop for snowmobile safaris, peaceful cross country skiing, snowshoe and ice fishing trips, and is a great place to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights.Reindeer ridesSnowmobile SafarisCross country skiing
Distances from Ylläs
- Rovaniemi airport: 112 km
- Rovaniemi: 117 km
- Santa Claus Village: 108 km
- North Cape, Norway: 618 km
- Helsinki: 927 km to the South