Muonio – Take an adventure and enjoy some of the world’s purest air

Credits: Harri Tarvainen

Starting Point: Muonio
4 days

Journey: Enjoy the world’s purest air in Muonio

Muonio is known for having some of the purest air in the world, which you can enjoy while admiring the landscape of nearby Pallas-Ylläs National Park. Hike, paddle, bike or simply take in the beauty of your surroundings. Afterwards, enjoy relaxing saunas, traditional folklore, and Finnish cuisine. This region of over 20 fells, 200 lakes, and 8 seasons is definitely worth a visit.
On the fells

Day Hike to Sammaltunturi

Hike to Sammaltunturi for the world’s purest air, see Jerisjärvi from the fells and learn about everyday life in Lapland from a local guide.


After spending the day enjoying the fresh air, a good night’s sleep is all but guaranteed. Here are some places to stay in the Muonio and Ylläs regions.
Hotel room in Jeris

Jeris Lakeside Resort

Other highlights in the region

This region is full of places to visit, things to experience, and restaurants to enjoy. Here are some spots you shouldn’t miss.