Pallastunturi Visitor Centre

Notice! There are bacteria in the well of the Open and Reservable Wilderness Hut of Hannukuru. Water must be boiled before use.
Pallastunturi Visitor Centre is situated on the Pallastunturi Fell near the Lapland Hotel Pallas. Photo: Seija Olkkonen.

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 2019 

1.1.–17.2. Mon–Fri 9am–4pm 
18.2.–28.4. Mon–Sun 9am–5pm
29.4.–2.6. Mon–Fri 9am–4pm
3.6.–29.9. Mon–Sun  9am–5pm
30.9.–31.12. Mon–Fri 9am–4pm

Closed Fri 6.12. ja Tue–Wed 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. 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. The exhibition space, customer service, and toilets are accessible to all. Pet friendly visitor centre.

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.

The Nature Centre is managed by Metsähallitus.

This is the web page