Pallastunturi Visitor Centre

Be aware of avalanches! Natural avalanches are possible, human triggered probable.

Welcome to Pallastunturi Visitor Centre

Visitors can hike to the highest fell peaks in Western Lapland directly from the yard of the visitor centre located on the slope of Pallastunturi Fells. The visitor centre is a natural starting point for a daytrip or hike, and a pleasant destination for a short stay. In winter, there are ski trails from the yard heading in all directions.

Opening Hours in 2018

2.1.–16.2. Mon–Fri 9 am–16 pm
17.2.–29.4. Mon–Sun 9 am–17 pm
30.4.–3.6. Mon–Fri 9 am–16 pm
4.6.–30.9. Mon–Sun 9 am–17 pm
1.10.–31.12. Mon–Fri 9 am–16 pm
Closed  Tue 1.5., Thu–Fri 10.–11.5. and Mon–Tue 24.–25.12.

Free entry.

Contact Information

Address: Pallastunturintie 557, 99330 Pallastunturi (Muonio)
Telephone: +358 206 39 7930
E-mail: pallastunturi(at)

Location: In the Municipality of Muonio (, in Finnish) in Western Lapland, on the slope of Pallastunturi Fells, Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park. Read more.

Arrival: By car and public transportation. Read more.

Visit: There is no entrance fee to the visitor centre. It is recommended that groups notify the Visitor Centre in advance of their arrival. Guided group tours of the exhibition cost €50/group/hour, and must be booked in advance. Read more.

Things to Do and See: From Forests to Fell Tops exhibition, temporary exhibitions, nature evenings, events, short films, and group tours. Read more.

Suitability: Services for nature enthusiasts and families with children. A starting point for serious hikers with exhibitions, permits, huts, a nature shop, and up-to-date information.

Services: Hiking information, hut reservations, keys, nature shop, fishing and hunting permits, camp school sessions, and services of cooperating partners next to the Visitor Centre and in the nearby villages. Read more.

This is the web page

The Nature Centre is managed by Metsähallitus.