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Maisematie, Ylläs - "The scenic route of Ylläs"

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A scenic route on the slopes of an arctic hill
A cache by : pleksi

Found 12 times (last time was 07/08/2018 (d/m/y) )


3.9 (9 ratings)

This short route is a must ride if you are visiting the Ylläs area.

The road to connect the two villages was planned for more than 20 years. Even a tunnel was considered. In 1998 someone suggested building a road higher on the hill so that there would be a nice scenery. After some more planning the road was finally built in 2004-2006. The distance between the ski resorts is now 28 km shorter than before.

At the South-East end of the route you can take the cabin lift to the top of the hill.

At the North-West end is the village of Äkäslompolo. The route ends (point B) at restaurant Rouhe. It's a fairly new restaurant established in 2013. The locals recommended the restaurant and I'm happy that we went there. One of the locals said "They are wizards!" and after the dinner I have to say that I agree. There is a reason why there is no salt, pepper or ketchup on the table :-)

Please note that I have no connections to the restaurant - I just loved the food.


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Published :  22/07/2015 (d/m/y) 02:55

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