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LOCATION AND ARRIVAL Ranua as a travel destination
Ranua is located in Southern Lapland, along national road 78, about an hour’s drive from Rovaniemi and 2 hours from Oulu, Kemi and Kuusamo. The nearest airport and train station are located in Rovaniemi. There is daily bus service between Rovaniemi and Ranua.
We have good transport links, and the wilderness is right next to us. Located in the middle of forests and marshes, at Ranua you can experience authentic nature and the village culture of Lapland. The area offers a wide range of program services and accommodation options. Ranua is known as the capital of cloudberries in Finland, as well as for our wildlife park for arctic animals.
From Friday 1 July, passengers will no longer be required to present certificates of COVID-19 vaccinations or recovery or be tested for COVID-19 when entering the country.
The end of health security measures related to the coronavirus applies to both Finland’s internal and external border control. The internal border refers to the border between Finland and the rest of the EU or Schengen countries and the external border refers to the border between Finland and non-EU or non-Schengen countries.
Health guidelines for travelers
General health and safety measures regarding coronavirus in Finland include avoiding physical contact, maintaining a safe distance from other people and observing good hand and respiratory hygiene. The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare has lifted its general recommendation on the use of face masks in April 2022.
If you think you may have been infected with the coronavirus, take a self test. If the test is positive the traveller should avoid contact to others for at least five days.
Coronavirus testing if you have symptoms.
If you think you may have been infected with the coronavirus, take a self test. If the test is positive the traveller should avoid contact to others for at least five days. It is on travellers own responsibility to avoid contacts and to organize for example extra accomodation if needed. In problematic cases the traveller is adviced to contact their own travel insurance company. Nationwide emergency number: 112.
Frequently asked questions
Is the wildlife park open in the winter?
Yes, our wildlife park is open throughout the year, daily.
What time does the wildlife park open?
The wildlife park is open daily, during the summer from 10 am to 6 pm.
How much does an entrance ticket cost?
The price list is available here on our website.Tickets & prices
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