Downhill skiing

A winter sports centre right in the heart of the Koillismaa area

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The Ski Center "Taivalvaara" in Taivalkoski offers abundant options for downhill skiing and snowboarding. The centre offers a variety of well-maintained and sheltered slopes for slalom enthusiasts. Snow storage for the early winter ensures a long season that lasts well into the spring. It is also the starting point of the Taivalvaara cross-country skiing tracks.

Do you dare to try out ski jumping?  Well here is your chance.  Training for juniors and international team practices keep our hills busy.

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Underneath you find the accommodations which are near the slopes:


Cabins Taivalmajat

The 2 Taivalmajat cabins both feature 6-person flats. All flats have a fully-equipped kitchen, washing and drying facilities for clothes and sports equipment, saunas and bathrooms, living rooms with fireplaces.

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Cabins Tutkamajat - Add a little luxury to your life

Tutkamajat cabins provide quality accommodation, even for larger groups. The two high standard cabins are located on top of Taivalvaara.

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Hotel Herkko - Sometimes you just need a break

Hotel Herkko is a peaceful, cosy hotel close to nature.The hotel is located near to the village of Taivalkoski and next to Taivalvaara Fell. Guests are received as is customary here, spontaneously and without pretence.

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Ski Resort Taivalvaara

The Ski Resort Taivalvaara offers something for everyone; beautiful Finnish landscape and lots of snow, far away from the big crowds. Taivalvaara is a center for down hill skiing, cross-country skiing and ski jumping.  The perfect place to learn skiing or practice your skills. Equipment rental possible.

In Taivalvaara there is a community center building that serves athletes and it can be used for arranging competitions and events. Center building includes a cage/meeting place for 100 persons as well as dressing rooms, showers, sauna, office, 2 commentator rooms and rooms for ski waxing and scores.

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Villas Tykkytaival - Accommodation that’s made to order

Tykkytaival is located close to Hotel Herkko in the magnificent landscape of Taivalvaara Fell. The villas feature luxurious, high-quality accommodation for both small and large groups.

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