Levi

EXPERIENCES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

Levi Resort

If there is one ski resort in the world that can be advertised to have guaranteed snowfall, it is Levi. The long skiing season begins immediately as first snow hits the slopes in October. Levi is Finland’s largest ski centre offering carefully maintained slopes and cross-country trails that are open all the way to May. On average, there are over 200 skiing days in a season!

Winter-Spring

Winter on the fell could best be described by snow, complete silence and a starry sky made bright by the frost. This coldest time of year hides within it tremendous beauty and magic. The polar night fills the fell with romance, and the best ending to a day spent outdoors is relaxing by a roaring fire. The blue hues of the heart of winter are a delight and the seasonal holidays – Christmas and New Year – make tradition a part of the visit.

When the polar night gives way to the first rays of sunshine, the fell begins to prepare for a new season – the spring. This beautiful time of year is flooded with light while the perfect snow still crunches beneath shoes and skis. It is the peak time for skiing, both downhill and cross-country, as well as for gazing upwards and seeing the northern lights.

Renting equipment
Skiing in Levi is easy! Simply choose the nearest rental agency and head directly for the slopes or trails.

Ski Bus
Ski Buses run between the slopes of Levi and the largest lodging areas. They drive on two routes that meet at the Front Slopes by the Zero Point house. The Ski Buses are free of charge with Levi’s season and corporate passes!

Families on the slopes
Free lifts, Kids Land and the Leevilandia playground, children’s own skiing school, delicious
food and the finest friends… Here it all begins!

Kids Land on the Front Slopes
An area by the Front Slopes that playful kids can call their own. A warm hut, free weekly programme and Stiga sleds and pulks for having fun. Traditional Poma lifts for beginners. There is also an indoor day care spot called Tenavatokka for the smallest visitors.

Leevilandia on the South Slopes
The play land for kids on the South Slopes is called Leevilandia after Leevi, the Levi mascot. In addition to a weekly programme and fun in the snow, Leevilandia offers two covered carpet lifts and a traditional Poma lift for beginning skiers and snowboarders. There is also an indoor day care spot called Muksutupa for the little ones.

South Park Levi
Levi has two parking areas: Street on the Front Slopes and the new South Park at Lift 9. South Park Junior has also been opened! The slopes for juniors and beginners are found in Kids Land and Leevilandia.

Lifts
Levi has a total of 28 ski lifts, the newest of which is a covered carpet lift that stretches for over a hundred metres in Leevilandia at the South Slopes. At Levi you will also be riding in cabin, chair and anchor lifts.

Slopes
From easy to challenging – Levi has it all! Plenty of blue slopes for beginners, red slopes for hobbyists and black slopes for the truly capable. Enthusiasts can head for the slopes of South Park or Street, or hone their skills at our new free run zone. Kids Land and Leevilandia will keep the wee ones entertained.

Slope season
Levi’s slope season begins with extensive snowmaking, usually in October, and lasts until late in May.

Free run zone
The new free run zone that will be opened at the North-East Slopes provides an easy introduction to soft turns. Buy your ski lift tickets beforehand and at discounted prices from the Levi Online Ski Shop. Purchase lift tickets.

Trail cafes and slope restaurants
No matter where you are on the Levi fell, you will always find nice and convenient slope restaurants nearby. Cross-country enthusiasts will also be delighted to know that there are several cafes that serve the skiing public by the trails.

Snowkiting
Snowkiting offers fast-paced experiences for thrill-seekers. Harness the wind and ride its currents with the help of a kite while on a snowboard or skis.

Cross-country skiing
The maintained cross-country trail network at Levi spans 230 kilometres, 28 of which are lit so you have the opportunity to ski from dawn to dusk and beyond.

Kicksledding & winter hiking
Kicksledding will get you to break a sweat and it can be quite a thrill when the weather is just the right degree of slippery. Kicksleds are great for having relaxing wintry fun in the outdoors. Levi offers kicksled rentals and guided trips that familiarise you with this unique mode of transportation. Hiking in the wooded fell landscape is also possible even in wintertime.

Snowshoeing
If you have already explored all the cross-country trails, exchange your skis for snowshoes and go on a safari where you can whip yourself into shape while getting to know the local nature.

Snowmobiling
A snowmobile can take you deep into the middle of the wilderness to marvel at the beautiful fell landscape. A snowmobile safari is an excellent introduction to snowmobiling and a great and safe experience overall.

Karting and rally driving
Levi also offers the possibility to try arctic rally driving throughout the year!

Taking to the skies
Free as a bird. You can also take in the Levi scenery from a bird’s-eye view. It is a highly uplifting experience.

Outdoor laser tag
This activity will leave no one cold, despite the sub zero temperatures!

SUMMER-AUTUMN

As the snow recedes from the slopes and woods, it is time to prepare for the eternal day. Midnight sun is a phenomenon that will leave a beautiful, magical memory that will last for the rest of your life. Experience the largest midsummer bonfire of the Northern Hemisphere and notice the phenomenal colours of summer in an entirely new way. Levi also offers incredible cross-country cycling and hiking networks.

When nature begins to prepare for the winter, Levi and its surroundings are painted with a tremendous autumn palette. The colours of the foliage are breathtaking and hiking, riding and gathering the fruits of nature in the wild is a relaxing, beautiful experience. Autumn is the most gentle and calm time of year at the fell.

Outdoor trails
Adventure, action and activities to suit all tastes.

Cycling and roller skating
Around the fell, down the slope or in the terrain, Levi can offer a wide variety of trails and routes for all!

On your feet
Experience the fell beneath your feet!

On the waters
Go rafting or take a boat trip.

Indoors
Having a good time at Levi is not dependent on the weather – there are plenty of things to
do indoors as well!

Horseback riding
Levi also offers the chance to go horseback riding, either independently or on guided tours!

Activity Park
Levi’s Activity Park on the western side of the fell is packed with action throughout the summer!

Fishing & hunting
You can find many lakes, ponds, rivers and streams rich in fish in Levi and the surrounding wilderness.

Hiking
If you are bitten by the hiking bug, Levi can offer long, versatile trails and shorter routes that will have you back at your lodgings by nightfall.

Hiking trips
Studies have shown that spending time in nature reduces stress. Guided hiking trips are organised in the terrain of Levi and the nearby areas to provide this outlet. Hear nature’s call and challenge yourself in the beautiful fell landscape.

Children’s Levi

Small visitors take priority at Levi. There are versatile opportunities for play both outdoors
and indoors, and there is also a spa for the whole family to ensure that you will not run out
of things to do even if you grow temporarily tired of playing in the snow. The restaurants at
Levi have all taken children into account and many activities have special rules for this most
important group of Levi-goers. The fell offers many opportunities for experiencing and
learning new things about winter and winter sports in a safe and fun way.

Children’s summer programme 12.6.–11.8.2017

All children’s programmes are free and the smallest children take part together with their parents. The programme is intended for Levi visitors. Get the programme in PDF format.

Children’s Adventure Park

The Adventure Park, which is a part of Levi’s Activity Park, allows you to experience a fullyfledged fell adventure in a way that is perfectly safe! There is a special course for children 4–6 years old that they can experience with an adult.

Children’s traffic park and playground

Always keep your eyes on the road!

Bouldering

The bouldering wall is climbed without ropes or harnesses by simply moving from one grip
to the next. The youngest climbers are six years old. Rent your bouldering shoes from the Activity Park.

Children’s Playhouse Inka & Niko

The Children’s Playhouse at the spa is no small play corner, but a space of nearly 300 square metres filled with all sorts of fun things from bouncing castles, ball pools and jungle gyms to play cars and toys. Parents are always responsible for their kids as they enjoy themselves in the Playhouse.

Summer sledding

Admire the fell landscape while zooming down a summer sledding track. You can be a solitary speed devil or team up with a friend on a two-seater. Sledders under six years of age can ride free of charge in the company of an adult.

Gondoli2000 cabin lift

The Activity Park is also home to the Gondoli2000 cabin lift that offers a spectacular view over the pristine lake areas and the neighbouring fells of Pallas, Aakenus, Olos and Ylläs.

Visitors under six years of age can get on the lift free of charge in the company of an adult. Take in the unique view on the Peak Trail or enjoy a delicious meal on the terrace of Restaurant Palovartija (Fire Warden). You can also go on a hike on the fell and come back down using your return ticket on the Express lift on the Front Slopes, for example.

Disc golf

The disc golf scene at Levi has moved up to a new level with the new courses on the fell. You can even spend the entire nightless night throwing discs as the courses are freely available 24/7. The challenging Levi Black offers a long (over 2.6 km) disc golfing adventure on the fellside.

Express cabin lift

The Express lift provides great views over the village of Sirkka and the nearby lakeland. To get back down, you can take the lift again, hike down the fell, use the summer sledding track or take the Gondoli2000 cabin lift. Visitors under six years of age can take the lift free of charge in the company of an adult.

Minigolf

Let the battle on the mini green begin! The course contains 18 easy holes with a little bit of a challenge sprinkled in.

Summer rentals

Rental equipment available at the Activity Park includes fatbikes, downhill, freeride and enduro bikes, disc golf discs, skateboards, tennis rackets and minigolf clubs. The Zero Point rents out mountain bikes, fatbikes, Nordic walking poles, roller skates and hiking backpacks.

Kids and Leevi

Levi’s winters are about downhill and cross-country skiing while the summers offer sledding, outdoor fun and guided programmes. You should also say hello to Leevi, the Levi mascot, even though he can be a bit shy!

Families on the slopes

Free lifts, Kids Land and the Leevilandia playground, children’s own skiing school, delicious food and the finest friends… Here it all begins!

South Park Levi

Levi has two parking areas: Street on the Front Slopes and the new South Park at Lift 9. South Park Junior has also been opened! The slopes for juniors and beginners are found in Kids Land and Leevilandia.

Kids Land on the Front Slopes

An area by the Front Slopes that playful kids can call their own. A warm hut, free weekly programme and Stiga sleds and pulks for having fun. Traditional Poma lifts for beginners. There is also an indoor day care spot called Tenavatokka for the smallest visitors.

DINING & SERVICES

The village of Levi is on the small side, but it still manages to offer a surprisingly wide and delicious array of different flavours. Whether you are hankering for Asian, Russian or local Lappish flavours, there is an establishment offering it. Fast food and the services of a personal chef are also readily available. Those who value their own peace and quiet are sure to appreciate the versatile selections of local grocery stores

Restaurants

Whether you are craving for fast food or wish to dine at a long table over the long haul, Levi has plenty of options for you. Find the most suitable option for your party and palate, all within reach of nifty transportation routes!

Cafes and bakeries

When you simply need a break or that cup of joe to start the day, you can head to any of the cosy cafes in the Levi area. In addition to tasty hot and cold beverages, their offering also contains delicious treats and sweets.

Trail cafes and slope restaurants

No matter where you are on the Levi fell, you will always find nice and convenient slope restaurants nearby. Cross-country enthusiasts will also be delighted to know that there are several cafes that serve the skiing public by the trails.

Aprés-ski, pubs & nightclubs

After a day of speedy outdoors adventuring, it is time to get to know Levi’s legendary after ski spots. There are live bands, sports on the big screen and singing, dancing and crazy amounts of fun until the wee hours.

Catering services

When you are looking for individual service and delicious experiences with ready-made food, Levi has you covered.

LEVI IN NUMBERS

531 m above sea level

43 slopes

27 lifts

10 children’s slopes

2 year-round cabin lifts

20 km of winter hiking routes

230 km of cross-country trails

60 km of hiking trails

718 lakes in the municipality of Kittilä

10 fells in the municipality of Kittilä

600 000 annual visitors

24 500 beds

16 000 seats in restaurants

2 053 saunas

60 restaurants

18-hole golf course

480 Huskies and other sled dogs

12 000 reindeers within Kittilä

111 northern lights annually, on average

75 cm, the average snow cover thickness

45 days in the summer when the sun does not set

-51.5°C, the coldest recorded temperature in Finland (Kittilä, 1999)