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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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Address: Taunontie 14, Rovaniemi 96600, Finland
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A great view during winter season

We walked the trail to this viewpoint to enjoy this magnificent view. Our pictures show the magical winter wonderland during the trail

Reviewed 12 March 2017
GeoGorkum
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Gorinchem, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous place to visit, lots of winter activities, great photo opportunities, views are amazing . Wear plenty of layers, can get very cold during winter season.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Everyone has a sled around Rovaniemi - they are cheap and practical: and this is where you can use them for fun! Loads of smiling adults wander past the ski pistes (where an advanced ski-er can spend a happy half day for inflated prices) and past the rubber tube slope (also expensive) to slide down the hill next the ski-jumps... More 

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Gorinchem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

We walked the trail to this viewpoint to enjoy this magnificent view. Our pictures show the magical winter wonderland during the trail

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We took an organised trip, but there were only 5 of us. We put on snow boots, which were quite hard work, and ended up in a hut, cooking sausages and heating berry juice over an open fire. Scenery was of film-set beauty. Just stunning.

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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

If you are in Rovaniemi and have a couple of hours to spare take the ounasvaara trail. The walk around the woods is beautiful and the trail is well marked(you jus have to follow the man and snow sign). You can get a good aerial view of the town.

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Thank Lakshmi G
Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

There are a lot of places to start your cross-country ski adventure in Rovaniemi. Perhaps the best place to do so is Ounasvaara. Long tracks and beautiful landscapes, what more can one wish for? Hiking to the top is also recommended.

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Thank Jan A
Oulu, Finland
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

I visited Ounasvaara with my friend on a bit frosty day (-10) and it seems like a nice place to hang out. The prices are reasonable, and the slopes were take care of. It is a good place to learn downhill skiing and hone one's skills.

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South Africa
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Instructor bookings are very efficient and equipment of high quality. We enjoyed our instructor tremendously and he managed to get our family of four to ski after a lesson of 45 minutes. The slopes are not too technical and a good place to ski as a novice. I do think that the restaurant can be improved as the kitchen was... More 

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Reviewed 23 December 2016

We spent three days for kids to learn ski at rendi's park. Good. My boy now know how to ski already. My girls enjoying ski there. Small but sufficient for beginners. For ski liftchairs, not easy for children. My friend's daughters falling down from liftchairs ;-(

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Thank Lee S
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

We had a great time learning to ski here. The center has great cross-country tracks and a couple of simple and medium complexity downhill slopes. You can rent equipment on site. There is also a children area with a baby lift. We got a one-on-one ski lesson and the instructor was amazing - so patient and fun. The staff were... More 

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