Pallas Yllästunturi National Park

Pallas Yllästunturin kansallispuisto

Pallas-Yllästunturi - The third largest National Park in Finland. The fells unique mountainous scene of Finland are for viewing and hiking. Fells like the ones at the Pallas- Yllästunturi National Park look like this, and they are lots of these vast cool landscapes at this park. The highest fell is called Taivaskero, which is 200 meters shy of 1000 meters. If you have a love for trees, this is where you can see both the northern and southern tree species in Finland.

Locals recommend trying to see a series of fell landscapes. There are four visitor centers which you can visit in one day, which pretty much sums up every thing you would want to see in the area, including the history of the area. Here are the four:

1. Start your trip at the Kellokas Visitor Center in Ylläs, Address: Tunturintie 54(road), 95970 Äkäslompolo(city), which is in Kolari(region) in Finland.

Driving directions from the Kittilä airport to the Kellokas Visitor Center, or type in your own source.

2. On the next leg drive to the Pallastunturi Visitor Center: Address: Pallastunturi Visitor Center, FI-99330 Pallastunturi, Finland, or navigate to Pallaksentie(road), Muonio(city), Lappi(region), Finland.

3. Then drive to the Skierri, Fell Lapland Nature Center. Peuratie 15(road), Enontekiö(city).

4. 99490 Kilpisjärvi, or navigate to Käsivarrentie(road), Enontekiö(city).

To get a concept of for this stretch, here are the four stops in Google maps. Use street view if needed. Recommended scenic driving route to Kilpisjärvi from southern Finland in the summertime: Helsinki-->Tampere-->Seinäjoki-->Kokkola-->Kuopio-->Oulu--> Tornio-->Muonio-->Kilpisjärvi.