General Info



We have reserved rooms for a special price from the congress hotel 
Äkäshotelli. The prices are as follows:

Hotel room for two persons 48 euros / person / night
Hotel room for one person 84 euros / person / night

Holiday apartment with one bedroom bedroom, living room & kitchen, and 
sauna 132 euros / 1-2 persons / night

Holiday apartment with two bedrooms, living room & kitchen, and sauna
159 euros / 1-2 persons / night. Additional persons 30 euros / person / night

All of the options above include a hearty breakfast.

The congress participants should do their hotel booking either by email
( or by phone (+358 16 553300). To get the 
special price, please use the code LaP 2017!

For a presentation of the hotel and its services, see

Ylläs is located 150 km north of the Arctic Circle in Finnish Lapland, in Scandinavia. Our meeting will take place in one of the villages in the Ylläs area, namely the Äkäslompolo village that is located on the northern side of the Ylläs Fell. The meeting venue Äkäshotel´s address is Äkäsentie 10.
By plane from Helsinki: There is a daily flight connection by Finnair from Helsinki to Kittilä. From the Kittilä airport there is a bus connection to Ylläs (55 kilometres / 50 min to Äkäslompolo village).

By train from Helsinki: Board the night train in the evening, and in the morning you arrive at the Kolari train station which is the final destination. Timetables and bookings can be made at the National Railways (VR) website: The Kolari train station is 35 km from Ylläs and there is bus transportation from every train.

The following website gives information on the Ylläs area and its various activities (including weather conditions, skiing centres, ski rental, restaurants, reindeer safaris, snowmobiling, ice swimming, etc.):  

Due to the limited number of places, we urge you to make your travel and hotel arrangements in good time!