Äkäslompolo is a village in the municipality of Kolari, close to Yllästunturi and has about 500 permanent residents. The main source of livelihood in the village is tourism. Äkäslompolo is also known as the village of the Seven Mountains. These seven fells include Yllästunturi, Kuertunturi, Kukastunturi, Pyhätunturi, Kesänki, Lainiotunturi and Kellostapuli. Hundreds of kilometers of cross-country trails run between the fells, where you can find skiing according to every condition and enthusiasm! There is also its own route for snowshoeing and winter cycling. Moving in nature, which has become very popular in summer, is suitable for Äkäslompolo and Ylläs. Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park offers magnificent hiking terrain and its own marked routes for mountain biking. Fishing opportunities have their own chapter and Ylläs offers countless different options for them.
Yllästunturi has two ski centers. Ylläs-Ski on the Äkäslompolo side and Sport Resort Ylläs on the Ylläsjärvi side. Äkäslompolo offers a wide range of accommodation and restaurant services, as well as the well-known Jouni shop!
Äkäslompolo has a variety of accommodation to choose from! If you want to stay in a hotel, there are several options. Popular apartment hotels, holiday apartments, semi-detached houses and detached luxury villas also offer sweet dreams to travelers. For hikers and the more modest, there are also good cheaper options among the hundreds of options. Only your imagination is the limit when you want to choose the night you want! There are up to 200 different options for cottages and holiday homes in Äkäslompolo in Lomarenka! Check out the cottage offer and book your own cottage holiday!