Taiga School

Your nature resort, where nothing has changed in the last 10,000 years.

Escape from everyday life and come to yourself in Finland! A combination of modern comfort and the authentic, impressive nature around you completely relaxes ones body and soul. In our comfortable log cabin for three people you will find everything you need: modest luxury, the serene Lake Kitka,the palpable energy of the forest, Ruka nearby and numerous active and relaxing activities next door.

Untouched nature

The log cabin is surrounded by the taiga forest. It is located on Lake Kitka, the largest unregulated lake in Finland and is about a ten-minute drive from Ruka, in the Finnish municipality of Kuusamo. Ruka is a beautiful and extensive winter sports area. In Ruka you can hike, there are many winter- and water sport possibilities and you can completely relax and unwind in the untouched nature. We have a range of activities that will introduce you to the magnificent beauty of Ruka!

The taiga forest

The taiga forest is one of the last primeval forests in the world, covering a large part of Finland, including Ruka. Six-hundred-year-old spruces are no exception and the flora and fauna flourish in the untouched landscape of the Finnish taiga forest. The nature of the taiga forest provides unique and unforgettable experiences with the possibility of seeing bears, moose, birds of prey and wolves while enjoying a walk or during a sailing trip on the lake. Ruka, the place where the energy of everything that lives falls on your shoulders like a warm blanket and you regain the balance of your body and mind.

The log cabin

The luxurious, detached log cabin can accommodate three people and is located on a plot of three thousand square meters on the shores of Lake Kitka. The log cabin has a double sofa bed and a loft bed for a child. The log cabin also contains a kitchen, a fireplace and firewood, a modern shower with toilet. And of course a traditional wood fired sauna that you only find in Finland!

Treat yourself with this unique experience in Ruka and the taiga forest of Finland and book our comfortable log cabin now!

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