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Riisitunturi National Park represents the fell and hill landscape of Koillismaa district at its best. The most valuable features of Riisitunturi Fell are the colourful hanging bogs on the slopes, and on the top of the fell the breath-taking scenery...more
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Torangintaival 2, Posio 93600, Finland
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place for hiking with your dogs. The 4 km long hike "Riisin rääpäsy" is quite easy. Old spruces with old man's beard are magnificent. There is a path to the peak in summer and also in winter. In winter you can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kitkula
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Even not so trained older people can hike and enjoy real Finnish Nature. So clean climate. So quiet forest. Such the views!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank peckup
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I would hate seeing too many tourists in this fantastic environment, so let us start with the negatives first: it is quite a drive, and at this time mid March really cold and windy. You also need a serious hike of at least 3.5km through...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank RDWilde
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Without a doubt, an excursion to do in winter.Its location is on a hill, so in winter, the amount of snow is infinite and beautiful.All the trees are full of snow, so they look like figurines (you have to have imagination) but it is beautiful....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Alex R
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We were there hiking with our snowshoes and it just so happened to be a very bad weather. Snow was coming down on us hard and we couldn't see almost anything. If the weather would have been nice this would have been a better experience!

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank noorajoojoo
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Riisin rietas trail (10.7km) Great varieties of walks on this trail, up and down hills both on dry and wet areas, forests and meadows. We saw and listened woodpeckers and frogs. The trail was well colour marked on trees and easy to follow. The trail...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Yumes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Very nice hiking, not the least as crowded as Little Bear trail in Oulanka Ntl Park. The top of Riisintunturi surprises you with a spectacular view of woods, lakes and islands. Trail length ranges from 2 to 11 km. During the longest hike you will...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank ginkgobiloba1
Reviewed 28 May 2015

We visited in May, in the late evening. It was raining so the view was not as good as it would otherwise be but it was beautiful nonetheless. Good walking gear is essential although the route is not especially tough, it is very exposed to...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank A9889
Reviewed 26 July 2014

We loved walking around this park, the route we took was undulating but not as strenuous as other walks we had taken in the area. Decent walking attire is essential. We enjoyed the beautiful scenery on a clear day and the variety of landscapes the...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank 1066girl
Reviewed 10 February 2014

I loved this place even though it was misty and you couldn't see very far, the snow was immense and the White Queen could easily have come into view. Equally the moving topiary from the Shining were there. Fabulous place.

Date of experience: February 2014
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JSM1992
3 December 2018|
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Response from peckup | Reviewed this property |
Hi, now you are going just to the right place. The snow art is beautiful there. For short time visit it is best just leave your (4W-) car to start point = parking area and just ski stright to the top point(s) and by another... More
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There is a taxi in Tolva, and on workdays there are few buses per day from Rovaniemi to Tolva.
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4 October 2016|
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There are quite few bus routes between Rovaniemi and Riisitunturi. Winter time is better you Don't hire car. (In Australia you cannot learn winter time driving) Better to stay in Posio (charming village). Do contact Himmerki... More
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