Rauhala is a lively village with excellent transport connections, on the road between Kittilä and Muonio. Rauhala has a vibrant business sector and a diverse community structure. The village lies in a beautiful setting on the banks of Jerisjärvi lake, close to the Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park. There are many hiking trails in the nearby terrain, and the tourist resorts of Levi, Pallas and Olos are within easy reach of the village.
Location: Roughly 50 km northwest of the village of Kittilä.
Population: About 85
Places of interest: A sports field, an ice skating rink, hiking trails, the Jerisjärvi lake, a walking route and a cross-country skiing track by the Keimiöjärvi lake, a nature trail, an open wilderness hut, the Ylläs-Hetta hiking trail, and the Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park.
Rauhala village video on YouTube, summer 2010.