Visit Ivalo Customer Service

25.1.2022
Check regional Covid-instructions before your hiking trip or a visit to a nature center.

Liminganlahti Nature Centre is closed 1.1.-4.2.2022. The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia is closed 10.1.–1.2.2022. Koli Nature Centre Ukko is closed 1.1.–20.2.2022. Kuusamo Customer Service Karhuntassu is closed 13.1.–31.1.2022.

In other nature centers in Finland, we require the use of a facial mask and keeping the 2 meter distance to other visitors. In addition, there may be requirements to show the Covid pass, and/or the number of visitors can be limited. More information Nature centers. The length of the restrictions depends on the region. More regional information can be found at the Finnish institute for health and welfare website.

Opening hours 2021

Due to Covid-19 situation, the maximum number of customers allowed inside is 1-2 persons.

4.1.–28.2. mon–thu clo 9.am–4.15pm
1.3–30.4. mon–fri clo 9.am–16.15pm
1.5.–13.6. mon–thu clo 9.am–16.15pm
14.6.–31.8. mon–fri clo 9.am–16.15pm
1.9.2021–28.2.2022 mon–thu clo 9.am–16.15pm

From wednesday to friday we serve via telephone and email from 9.am to 3.pm, no entery.

3.1.–28.2. mon–thu clo 9.am–4.15pm
1.3–30.4. mon–fri clo 9.am–16.15pm
1.5.–13.6. mon–thu clo 9.am–16.15pm
14.6.–16.9. mon–fri clo 9.am–16.15pm
19.9.–28.2. mon–thu clo 9.am–16.15pm

We are closed: New Year 1.1., on Easterntime,  Walburgis night 1.5., Ascension Day and Friday 21.5.-22.5.,  Midsummer Eve 19.6., Christmas Holidays 24.-26.12. and  New Year's Eve 31.12.

 We reserve the right to make changes to the opening hours.

Free entry.

Contact Information

Address: Ivalontie 10, 99800 Ivalo
Telephone: +358 206 39 7701
E-mail: ivalo(at)metsa.fi

Contact Ivalo - Inari Tourist Infomation

Telephone: +358 40 168 9668
E-mail: tourist.info(at)inari.fi

Directions and Maps

By Car

  • The Customer Service is located in the centre of Ivalo in the government office building, which is on the main road running through town. There is, for example, a policestation in the same building. The distance to Rovaniemi is 298 km, Inari 38 km and Utsjoki 166 km.

By Public Transportation

In Ivalo village there is no public transportation, but taxiservices are available.

Outdoor Etiquette

1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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