© video by Markus Kiili
The Berrystay is located in Äkäslompolo village (Kaulavaara area), Ylläs, Lapland Finland. Ca 150 km north of the Arctic Circle.
Ylläs is the name of the biggest of seven fells (Arctic hills) in the area and also used as the name of the area and one of Finlands most popular outdoor destinations. North of Ylläs is Äkäslompolo village and south of is Ylläsjärvi village. The area host a large area for downhill skiing (two connected ski resorts with same ski pass) and also 330 km of cross country skiing track system. Next to Ylläs fell is the entrance of Pallas-Yllästunturi National park. A great area for hikig, biking, berrypicking, mushroom picking, skiing and watching the Aurora Borealis - Northern Lights.
We strongly recomend to visit the official Visit Ylläs web page for local maps, ski bus and other useful information about the Ylläs area: www.yllas.fi
P.S The stunning Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) video above are filmed at Kuer fell, ca 5 km from our cabin by the local very talented photographer Markus Kiili, you could buy photo prints from his web shop and he also arranges Aurora photo workshops and knows the best Aurora spots.
How to get to Äkäslompolo - Ylläs
Nearest airport is Kittilä airport ca 55 km, 45 min. During winter season there are airport bus transfers. For summer/autumn season we recomend hire a car from Kittilä airport. For more information about taxi and transfer service see these links:
The 'jungle' down at the creek in the Varkaankuuru ravine ('The thiefs gorge').
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