Ylläs is the best place to see the NORTHERN LIGHTS

The world´s only SAUNA GONDOLA at Ylläs


Location: Northern Europe - Scandinavia - Finland - Lapland.

By air: Helsinki - Kittilä flights. Flight time - 1h30m. Price from 39€.
Kittilä airport - 40 minute drive from Ylläs. Bus connection between Kittilä airport and Ylläs.

By train: Helsinki - Kolari daily trains by VR. Duration - 10-12h. Price from 75€.
Kolari - 35 km from Ylläs.
Bus connection between train station and Ylläs.

Sauna 718 meters above the sea

At the top of Ylläs hill there is the highest sauna of Finland with outdoor Jacuzzi. If you are lucky, you can see the Northern Lights while chilling after hot sauna at outdoor warm bath.

"Sky sauna" can be rented for private use up to 12 persons.
2km-long ski lift brings you to the top of Ylläs.
Price for sauna rent is about 500 euro/group.

Yllas scenery

Ylläs Sauna Gondola

Sauna Gondola is a ski lift sauna cabin - the only one sauna gondola in the world!

Sauna Gondola trip starts from top of Ylläs fell, goes down to the Gondola station and then up again.
1 sauna trip takes about 20 min. Max 4 persons at sauna cabin, for up to 12 persons / 2 hour sauna session. While 4 persons drive sauna, other team have time to relax at top hill main sauna with outdoor Jacuzzi waiting their turn.
Sauna Gondola operates from 19 to 21.00 (when slopes are closed for skiers).

Sauna Gondola trip can be rented only with main top hill sauna. Price for main sauna + sauna gondola is about 1500 euro/group (max 12 persons).
Yllas sauna gondola

Holidays under the Northern Lights at Yllas

Yllas ski resort can be called the centre of the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) in Finland.

Street illumination at Yllas is switched off every evening from 22.00 during November - middle of February. It helps to see the Northern Lights at dark clear sky. You do not need to go far from your cabin to enjoy the Lights, moon and stars.

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Yllas northern lights

Ylläs activities

There are a lot of things to do at Ylläs during winter holidays:

# Husky and reindeer safari
# Snowmobile safari
# Snowshoeing routes
# Ice fishing
# Sauna and ice hole swimming
# Lapland views enjoying
Yllas activities husky

Ylläs in a nutshell

Ylläs is the biggest downhill skiing center in Finland. There are longest skiing routes in Finland at Ylläs area.

# 719 meters above sea level
# 63 slopes: 6 green, 27 blue, 24 red and 6 black
# Super-G slope and off-piste slopes
# Longest slope in Finland, 3 kilometres long
# Snowpark areas and streets
# Gondola, chair lift and 27 other lifts
# 330 km of prepared cross-country skiing trails. 38 km of these are illuminated
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Northern Lights Online

Aurora Online APP for mobile devises and Northern Lights forecast services can help you to see the Lights. Sign up for Northern lights Online application and follow Aurora.
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