Levi – the home of alpine and cross-country skiing welcomes you to enjoy the miraculous atmosphere of outdoor activities and bubbly nightlife! Levi has fantastic venues and possibilities for travellers with different taste. It is one of the best locations in Lapland to experience various outdoor activities and has grown to be the biggest ski resort in Finland. Connection flights are operated from many European cities daily during winter. The village is easily accessible, located only a 15-minute drive from Kittilä Airport.
Being a part of Kittilä region nowadays, Levi is one of the biggest ski resorts in Finland. Skiing tourism started properly in Levi 1964, when the first ski lift was built and since then the ski resort has settled its popularity among tourists and locals by hosting Alpine World Cup every year in the beginning of November. The peak of Levi fell rises up to 531 meters above sea level offering 43 ski slopes of different levels and lengths as well as a variety of alternative outdoor activities throughout the year.
What would be a better place to try cross-country or downhill skiing than the Finnish capital of skiing? Levi offers a fantastic selection of outdoor fun from winter activities to golf and even off-road mountain biking. Specialty in Levi is Gondoli2000 cabin lift which takes skiers, downhill bikers and sightseers on top of Levi fell to admire the magnificent view. From the selection of over 50 restaurants and nightclubs to entertain visitors one is sure to find something for every taste. Levi is a compact ski village combined with the authenticity of Lappish hospitality and liveliness of a big city.
Diverse accommodation possibilities – from cosy cottages to high-end hotels – welcome you for a comfortable stay in Levi and the surrounding area. Live like a local and have a go with world-class downhill or cross-country skiing. After a great day outdoors, it is time to head to after-ski and enjoy a drink or two. Local karaoke bars and nightclubs keep you entertained even when the daylight dims down. Besides wonderful food and good atmosphere, what would a holiday be without some shopping? Shops and small boutiques in the center of Levi offer a wide selection of sport equipment as well as souvenirs and local delicacies to take home with you.
June - August Temperature +15 - +25 degrees (the hottest temperature recorded is +32,9 °C)
Daylight 24 hours Midnight sun brings with it wonderfully long sunlit days, meaning plenty of time for summer activities.
Activities include include golf, mountain biking, hiking, fat-biking, climbing in activity park, visiting huskies and reindeers, berry picking and sauna experiences.
September - mid November Temperature -5 - +15 degrees
People head to the forests in search of berries and mushrooms. Aurora starts to dance in the night sky. The first snowfall is usually experienced by mid-November.
The autumn colours of oranges, reds and yellows start to appear.
Activities include golf, biking, berry and mushroom picking, nature photography, sauna experiences and hiking.
Mid-November - mid-April Temperature -5 - -30 degrees (the coldest temperature recorded is -51,5 °C) with rivers and lakes freezing over.
The shortest day of the year is December 21st or 22nd, and this varies annually. As Levi is located north of the Arctic Circle, the sun doesn’t rise there at all close to those dates. Beautiful winter landscapes highlighted by the brightness of the snow which on average stays for 183 days of the year.
Seasonal activities include especially downhill skiing, cross-country, snowshoeing and Ice driving.
Mid-April - May Temperature -15 - +15 degrees The snow starts to melt although many winter activities can still be enjoyed. The days get longer and warmer, the ice starts breaking up in the Ounasjoki river and moves downstream in great floes. Nature (flora and fauna) wakes up and Levi starts to become green again. In Ranua Wildlife Park you can witness the animals getting ready for the summer. The focus of the activities in Levi includes both winter and summer experiences during this indecisive period, especially downhill skiing.