at Taivalkoski and surrounding area


Close to the nature, a stone’s throw away from the ski slopes, the cosy and peaceful Hotel Herkko offers a pleasant stay with quality activities, comfortable rooms and tasty food.

Cosy and spacious cabins are located in the immediate vicinity of Hotel Herkko and slopes.

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The Slope Cafe offers a cup of warm and little snacks for the skiiers.

Hotel Herkko’s restaurant (2 km) and Kosken Toppari (2.4 km) offers delicious lunch and a la carte for bigger hunger.

More dining options are available in the center of Taivalkoski.

Winter activities

Taivalkoski is a great place for nature activities. Excellent examples are the different types of skiing and snowshoeing, you can explore arctic animals such as reindeers and huskies or different forms of winter fishing.

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Summer Activities

Summer activities are nature-based or nature-inspired. You can pick berries mushrooms and enjoy nature on our hiking trails, such as Nordic walking.  You can go fishing and canoeing by the clear waters.

In summer, Taivalvaara has a free Frisbee golf course and an adventure park (daytime)

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Taivalkoski center

The city center is about 2.5 km away and you will find basic services such as grocery stores, a pharmacy, a few specialty shops, Liquor shop, etc. The oldest shop in Finland, Jalavan kauppa is worth of visit.

Health center is about 1 km away from the slopes.

TAIVALVAARAN HIIHTOKESKUS • Hiihtokeskuksentie 4 • FI-93400 Taivalkoski • FINLAND
+358 40 5939