Yllas is a popular year round family holiday destination in Finnish Lapland. Located 150km above the Arctic circle Yllas benefits from the midnight sun in summer and the northern lights in winter making it a truly magical Lapland holiday destination.
During the winter months Yllas Finland transforms into an Arctic winter wonderland with long periods of twilight perfect for viewing the stunning northern lights. The Yllas fell is used as a ski resort from November to May providing visitors with a good range of downhill slopes on which to play. For more information on Yllas ski resort see our dedicated ski resort page. The areas surrounding the Yllas fell are used for other popular winter activities such as snowmobile trails, cross country skiing, ice fishing, snow shoeing, dog sledding and reindeer sleigh rides. There is also the nearby snow village where you can stay in an ice hotel or even get married in a beautiful ice chapel. Weddings in Lapland are very romantic affairs, the snowy setting provides an extra special setting for your wedding day. If you would like information on getting married in Lapland please Contact Us
Another very popular family holiday activity in Yllas is visits with Father Christmas. Santa lives in the Lapp Village in Akaslompolo, one of the villages close to Yllas ski resort. Trips to see Santa in Lapland have become increasingly popular over the past few years. For more information on visiting Santa Claus in Lapland see our Lapland Holidays page.
In the summer months Yllas Finland experiences log daylight hours and in the months of June and July benefits from the spectacular midnight sun. There are plenty of activities available for summer holidays in Yllas with popular biking and hiking routes as well as some very good fishing locations. For more details on Yllas Lapland as a summer holiday destination see our summer page.
The Autumn (Ruska) brings amazing reds, oranges and golds to the region creating yet another wonderland feel to Yllas. While in the spring the region bursts back into life after the long snowy winter. Whatever time of year you choose to visit Yllas Lapland you will not be disappointed with the beauty that awaits you. The resort is well set up for tourism making it easy for international visitors to make the most of their Lapland holiday.