Information about the Corona-measures in Pyhä.
- GENERAL SITUATION
- Bus timetable 1.6.-30.11.2020:
- Accommodation in Pyhä
- Places to visit:
- Hiking and walking
- POSSIBLE INFECTION?
- Current information on the corona situation in Finland
When planning a holiday in Pyhä:
If you are planning a holiday to Pyhä in summer-autumn 2020 it is good the check what services are available. Check the current situation from the Pyhä opening hours page. The coronavirus situation is affectiong some of the services in Pyhä.
When on holiday still remember to protect yourself and others:
- Avoid crowds and maintain at least a one-metre distance from other people.
- Wash your hands with water and soap often and carefully, for at least 20 seconds.
- Use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser if washing your hands is not an option.
- Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth unless you have just washed your hands.
- Cough and sneeze into a disposable tissue and put the tissue in the bin immediately after use. If you do not have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your sleeve, not into your hands.
Ski-Inn -apartments (PyhäSuites ja PyhäLinna), caravan site and Hotel Pyhätunturi:
- Can be booked from 1.6.2020: https://www.ski-inn.fi/majoitus/pyha
- Hotel Pyhätunturi is closed for the summer. The hotel will open during 2.-30.9.2020.
- Caravan site is open normally. One-day sites can be rented out from Sportbar Pyhä according to their opening hours.
Central booking agency Pyhähippu:
- Cabins can booked via online shop www.pyhahippu.fi . Prices starting from 70€/night.
Central booking agency PyhäBooking:
- Cabins can booked via online shop: online-shop.
- Apartments can be booked from pyhaigloos.fi. Apartment prices stating from 117€/ night/ 2 person (minimum of 2 nights).
Holiday village Pyhän Asteli:
- Checking. Information will be updated soon.
- Can be booked via parksidepyha.fi. Accommodation time from 17.6.2020.
- Lampivaara Amethyst mine will open 1.6.2020.
- Visitor centre Naava in Pyhä will open 1.6.2020. Also day huts and wilderness huts in the Pyhä-Luosto national park will be open from 1.6.2020.
- Pyhä scenic lift: The chairlift is not operating during summer 2020. The lift will opend for fall season during 3.-30.9.2020 from Tue-Sat at 11-17 o'clock.
Coronavirus guidelines concerning hiking and walking
Latest guidelines from Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland concerning the Coronavirus COVID-19 will be updated here. Keep posted on updates: www.nationalparks.fi/coronavirusguidelines.
Nature sites can be visited following the basic rules and guidance from the health authorities. Being in nature is good for you, and getting outdoors is recommended when you:
- Keep distance from others - at least 2 metres. Maintain good hand hygiene. Always follow the instructions from the public health authorities.
- Think about which locations tend to get crowded, and choose less-busy alternatives.
- Take a day trip! Stay in your local area.
- Bring lunch and snacks that do not require preparing or cooking on a fire. Designated campfire and picnic sites can get very crowded.
- Keep in mind that all fires are forbidden when grass or forest fire warnings are in effect.
- If you are planning to stay overnight, it is a good idea to bring your own shelter. The huts will reopen on 1 June, but sufficient safety distances cannot always be guaranteed in huts and lean-to shelters.
If you are suspected of having coronavirus or seasonal influenza infection that requires treatment while you’re in the Pyhä, immediately contact healthcare provider by phone and follow the instructions you have received. Pelkosenniemi health center appointment 040-563 8131. Do not spread a potential virus by visiting your health center but wait and follow the instructions given on the phone.
In case you are facing a normal flu symptoms and there are no doubt of corona infection, you may stay at home treatment. Please do not spread exposure to others by restricting your visits to public areas. Avoid contact with other people and crowded places.
More information about the Current coronavirus situation in Finland: www.thl.fi