There are many downhill skiing options in the River Tornio Valley in Lapland that are suited for all levels of ability.

The slopes of Mount Ritavaara (8 km from the center of Pello) in Ritavalkea Ski Center are ideal for beginners and families with small children.

Svanstein Ski, located just 28 km away on the Swedish side, has slopes that will prove exhilarating for more seasoned skiers and snowboarders.

In addition to these, the magnificent sled slopes of Naamivaara, where the longer trail is no less than 250 metres long, offer further opportunities to experience the fun and excitement of downhill action.

VIDEO: Ritavalkea Ski Center in Pello, Lapland Finland