Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas

Yllästunturi Visitor Centre provides also tourist information about services in the Ylläs Area. Photo: Timo Karinen.

Welcome to Yllästunturi Visitor Centre

Kellokas Visitor Centre in Yllästunturi is the lounge, event centre, and nature window of all visitors in Ylläs. The centre provides information on Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park, Finland's oldest hiking trail, and on accommodation, events, vibrant fell villages, and other popular features of the fell area. Cafe & Restaurant is on your service. 

Opening Hours in 2019

1.1.–6.1. Mon–Sun 9am–4pm
7.1.–27.1. Mon–Fri 9am–5pm
28.1.–5.5. Mon–Sun 9am–5pm
6.5.–2.6. Mon–Fri 9am–4pm
3.6.–29.9. Mon–Sun 9am–5pm , closed 10.6.
30.9.–24.11. Mon–Fri  9am–4pm
25.11.–31.12. Mon–Sun 9am–5pm

Closed Tue–Wed 24.–25.12.

Free entry.

Contact Information

Address: Tunturintie 54, 95970 Äkäslompolo (Kolari), Finland
Telephone: +358 206 39 7039
E-mail: kellokas(at)metsa.fi

Location: In the municipality of Kolari (www.kolari.fi) in Western Lapland, by a scenic road in the wilderness between the villages of Ylläsjärvi and Äkäslompolo. Read more.

Arrival: By car and public transportation. Read more.

Visit: There is no entrance fee to the visitor centre. Guided group tours cost 50 €/group/hour and they must be booked in advance. Read more.

Things to Do and See: Meän elämää (Our Life) exhibition, events, short films, and video presentations on nature and culture, Kellokas Gallery and Our Gallery, Kino Kellokas movie theatre, a Logging Museum, outsider art yard, nature trails, and guided tours. Read more.

Suitability: Excellent for families with children. Suitable for the disabled when accompanied by an assistant. Pet friendly Visitor Centre and Restaurant.

Services: Nature shop, fishing and hunting permits, snowshoe rental, Cafe & Restaurant, conference services, nature education, tourist information services in the Ylläs and Kolari areas, Ylläksen Matkailuyhdistys ry, and WLAN. Read more.

The Visitor Centre is managed by Metsähallitus.