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FAMILY TRIP TO LAPLAND, FINLAND

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Do you want to see the Northern Lights? Fancy a reindeer or husky ride? Do you want to try Lappish food and visit the real Santa Claus?

Skiing in Levi

Levi Ski Resort, located in Kittilä in Lapland, is the most popular ski resort in Finland and the northernmost ski resort in Europe. The resort is equipped with lifts, slopes and services that make it possible to learn how to ski or snowboard at any age.


Levi Ski Resort, located in Kittilä in Lapland, is the most popular ski resort in Finland and the northernmost ski resort in Europe. The resort is equipped with lifts, slopes and services that make it possible to learn how to ski or snowboard at any age.  Skiing in Levi, Finland at fenix.info
Skiing in Levi, Finland


In this article we share 4 useful tips about Levi for skiers and snowboarders:

  1. The skiing season in Levi and the slopes

  2. What is the Levi Ski Resort famous for?

  3. What level of training do you need for skiing in Levi?

  4. Levi is the most popular ski resort in Finland

With a wide array of slopes for every skill level and difficulty it's easy to find something suitable for your needs. Levi Ski Resort received the World's Best Ski Resort award from World Ski Awards for three years running from 2015 to 2017.


Most of the slopes in Levi are suitable for beginner skiers, but there are four slopes for experts as well, with a maximum drop of 325 meters. The longest ski slope is 2.5 km long, and the longest lift is 1,636 m. The slopes in Levi have seven restaurants, a snow park, 10 kids' slopes, a half-pipe and a super-pipe.


1. The skiing season in Levi and the slopes


The ski season in Levi usually lasts about 8 months (from mid-October to early May).

For those who love outdoor activities, there are 850 km of snowmobile tours in Levi, cross-country skiing with a total length of 230 km, dog and reindeer sledding, hiking up Mount Katka (Finnish: Kätkätunturi), paddling and fishing.



2. What is the Levi Ski Resort famous for?


Levi was established in 1953 and has hosted many international Antarctic snowboarding championships. The resort is located in Kittilä, Finland, which is the most popular ski resort in the country. Levi offers a wide array of slopes for every skill level, including a separate children's area with two skier-only slopes and one for snowboarders only.


The hotel and restaurant services have been carefully designed to match the needs of a demanding clientele: there are three restaurants (one on each mountain), several bars serving local beer and wine (Levi was named after an alcoholic beverage made from juniper berries), an indoor pool complex with sauna facilities as well as an outdoor ice rink where you can play hockey or figure skating if you don't feel like skiing or snowboarding that day.



3. What level of training do you need for skiing in Levi?


Levi offers plenty of options for people who have little or no experience with skiing or snowboarding. One of the things that makes Levi such a great resort for beginners is its wide range of slopes for all skill levels. There are three main types of skiing and snowboarding: alpine, cross-country and snowmobiling.


Levi's base area offers everything from gentle beginner runs to steep intermediate runs, making it easy to find a slope that fits your comfort level.


The resort also has several ski lessons available to people with little or no experience with skiing or snowboarding. Skiing lessons are available for adults and children alike, so even families with young kids can get in on some fun on the slopes together!

If you're looking for something different from what you've seen before at other resorts, then Levi might be just what you need — it offers both downhill alpine and cross country skiing opportunities throughout its terrain parks.


You'll be able to enjoy everything from exhilarating downhill rides down snowy mountain peaks during winter months through pleasant summer days spent walking along nature trails just feet away from rushing waterfalls (or even jumping into them!).



4. Levi is the most popular ski resort in Finland


Levi is one of the best places you can go if you want to enjoy an Arctic winter vacation. It’s also one of the most northern ski resorts in Europe, so you can be sure that you’ll have plenty of fun on your trip to Levi!


The resort has a wide array of slopes for every skill level, so whether you're an experienced skier or just starting out, there will be something here for everyone. And if skiing isn't really your thing, there's still plenty to do at Levi: go hiking, snowboarding or ice skating.


Levi is the place to go if you want an adventure. The ski resort offers something for everyone, from beginners to experts. There are plenty of cultural activities on offer as well as various festivals throughout the year, so there's always something new happening in Lapland!



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