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levi events & programmes weeks 8-10/2016
ON HOLIDAY WITH YOUR CHILDREN AT LEVI!
Opening hours are updated weekly www.levi.fi
Winter weekly programme and excursions
Many choices of guided excursions Monday-Sunday. Bookings should be made at least a day before the excursion from the Levi Tourist information. There are also many other excursions available on request for every day of the week! Huskies, Horses (riding + sleigh), Reindeer sled rides, ice fishing, snowshoeing, hot air balloon, kite surfing, ice carting...
Levi Tourist Information
Tel. +358 16 639 3378
Levi travel & Tourist Office Ltd., Myllyjoentie 2 - 99130 Levi
firstname.lastname@example.org open Monday-Friday 9.00-16.30. Saturday-Sunday 11.00-16.00
Snow Cat – NEW IN 2016
Come and experience a Lapland Express Snow cat trip in the amazing scenery of Levi fell. From the big windows of the Snow cat you can admire the snowy mountain, the starry sky and if the conditions are right see the Northern Lights dancing in the sky. In the warm cabin we make our way towards the top and near the top we stop to enjoy hot Lapland’s berry juice and a snack
- Price: 98€/person
- Duration: 2,5-3 hrs
- Min. 2 persons
- Starts from the front of the Levi Tourist Office, Tuesdays and Fridays at 21.30 and other days on request.
There are five reindeer farms in Levi, which provide reindeer excursions (advance booking needed).
Sammuntupa and Levi’s Lapinkylä are located in the Taalo area, on the other side of the fell and are open daily as cross country skiing cafés. You can reach them by car, taxi, snowmobile or on cross country skis.
- Further information from the Levi Tourist Information.
- NB: There are no public buses to these farms.
LEVI HUSKY PARK
The only Park where you can book even just a guided visit without having to join a husky safari. It is open daily, but advanced reservation is always required. Guided visit’s prices: 10€/adult, 5€/child (2-11 years). Furthermore you can book a 2km or 4km husky safari including the visit of the park, the transfer from Levi and a hot drink and sausage grilling a the park on Wednesdays and Sundays as well as an Arctic ride safari (2km husky safari and 1km reindeer sled ride on Fridays.
- Further information and booking at the Levi Tourist information.
- The Husky Park is located in Köngäs, about 11km from the Levi centre and is reachable by car, taxi or organized transfer.
- NB: There are no public buses to the Levi Husky Park
KOMPIAINEN PET FARM
The pet farm is located on Purolantie, about 1km from the Levi main roundabout in the direction of Kittilä and reachable on foot or by ski bus no. 2. It is open daily 11.00-17.00; please book your visit in advance. Entrance fee to the pet farm: 8€/adult, children under 2 yrs. old free of charge; guided tour: 15€/adult, 10€/child. Cash payments only.
During a guided visit at the Kompiainen animal farm you can nurse, feed and brush the cute farmyard animals. You will meet among others Sulo the mini pig, Ilmari the male goat and Kirppu the she-goat. They enjoy been brushed while the goatling takes their daily nap. Kunkku the pony waits to be fed his hay and to be rubbed while Musta-Pekka the henhouse’s rooster hides the mistress’s egg who knows where! These and many other animals live in an idyllic setting in the yard of the old farmhouse. Juice is offered during a guided visit.
- In addition, it is possible to book dinner in an idyllic Lapp hut restaurant located at the farm!
- Further information and booking at the Levi Tourist information.
At the Polar Lights Tours farm. Price: 15€/day, 28€/24hrs. The two or more days pet care must be arranged separately. Adress: Pohjanakan ratsupolku 1. Tel: +358 40 4139248
CHILDREN’S SNOW MOBILES
Children’s snowmobiling in restricted enclosed area does not required a driving license.
Example of prices on children’s snowmobiles:
Vmax: about 4, 5 km from Levi centre in the direction to Kittilä, 25€/15 minute drive in a children snowmobile park. Snowmobiles also for teens.
Enonvene: about 1km from Levi centre in Kätkätie. 10€/10 minute drive on the yard. Snowmobiles for children up to 7-8 yrs old.
No driving license is needed for ice karting but minimum height required is 140cm. A 1 hr program costs 55€/person. Reservations from the Levi Tourist Information.
WINTER LASER (TAG) WORLD
This exhilarating activity does not hurt anyone and it respects nature. It will give you energy, adrenaline and a nice workout with lots of fun!
The game arena is built mostly from snow with tunnels and bunkers. It is nice to play during the day time but the experience is at its best in the darkness when all the lasers, light effects and smoke machines are making the place a magical Winter Laser World!
Anyone can book a game alone, with a friend, for the whole family or in bigger groups. No age limits.
- 11.00-13.00 45€/person
- 14.00-16.00 45€/person
- 17.00-19.00 55€/person
- 20.00-22.00 55€/person
- Kids age 7-12yrs -10€ discount when playing with an adult
- Kids under 7 yrs old play free of charge with an adult.
These are open games. There can be other nice people playing with/against you, from all around the world. Prices include transfer, the use of a laser tagger, the helmet, guiding and 1,5-2 hours full of action.
LEVI ICE GALLERY LUVATTUMAA and LAINIO SNOW VILLAGE
The Levi Ice Gallery Luvattumaa consists of a snow hotel, with ice rooms and a just-wed ice suite, ice restaurant, ice chapel and ice gallery with beautiful ice sculptures. It is approximately 7km from Levi Centre, in Akanrova.
- You can get there by car, taxi, snowmobile or by cross country skiing.
- Entrance tickets: 12€/adult, 6€/child.
- NB: There are no public buses to the Luvattumaa.
At the Lainio Snow Village is possible to visit its ice hotel, with its variety of rooms, its ice chapel, ice and snow structures and sculptures. You can enjoy an ice drink at the ice bar and book an idyllic dinner at the ice restaurant. The Snow Village is located about 45 km from Levi, towards Ylläs. You can get there by own car, taxi, snowmobile, private transfer or organized excursion.
- Entrance tickets: 12€/adult an 6€/child.
- NB: There are no public buses to the Snow Village.
There are also guided excursions to both places, Levi Ice Gallery – Luvattumaa and Lainio Snow Village. Further information and bookings from the Levi Tourist Information.
Snow Dome –Snow Restaurant
It is located on the Front Slopes in Koutalaki, next to Levi Summit and Hotel Levi Panorama. You can reach it by car, taxi or by Express Gondola 9.30-21.00 (tickets from Zero Point at the bottom of the Front Slopes, the Express Gondola is free of charge between 19.00-21.00).
Visit the Snow Dome at Snow Hour, every day 16.00-17.00. Ticket: 5€/person, including a drink or reserve your dinner in the Dome available at 19.00 (reservation from Hotel Levi Panorama or Levi Tourist Information).
KID’S LAND on the Front Slopes, TENAVATOKKA
It is located on the left side of the Front Slopes, in the Levi centre and open every day 9.30-17.00.. It is the children’s very own outdoor playing area as well as an area for beginner skiers. There are two bottom lifts and a separate slope for tobogganing. In Kids land’s you can borrow toboggans, gliders and stigas. There are furthermore daily playing programs free of charge, which you can find from the Kid’s Land weekly program (www.levi.fi).
Tenavotokka in Kid’s Land also operate as a day care for the little ones. Day care fees vary according to the child age (no reservation needed). Further information Levi Ski Resort tel. +358 207 906 212 / +358 207 960 200.
LEEVILANDIA at the South Point, MUKSUTUPA
Leevilandia is a new playground for children at the South slopes open daily 9.30-17.00. Leevilandia has a covered carpet lift and a traditional bottom lift, which can be used also by adult beginner and is free for children smaller than 130 cm. The Levi ski school also organises lessons in Leevilandia for the smaller kids. There are daily programs free of charge which you can find from the levi.fi webpage!
Muksutupa in Leevilandia is an indoor day care for smaller children. Day care fees vary according to the child age (no reservation needed). Further information Levi Ski Resort tel. +358 207 906 212 / +358 207 960 200.
DOWNHILL SKIING and SKI SCHOOL
The variety of slopes in Levi are loved both by families and the hottest alpine stars! Have you skied on our gentle South slopes? The 6-seater chair lift with seat heating and a wind-protecting bubble is a real pleasure in whatever weather conditions. You can also book skiing lessons at the South Slopes from the Levi Ski School! Further information from Levi Ski School, tel. +358 207 960 211.
- Equipment can be rented from: South Point, Zero Point, Elan Ski Shop and Intersport.
Cross-country skiing and trail cafés
Experience the beautiful Lappish fell scenery while skiing!
In the network of tracks totaling about 230 kilometers in length, there are suitable ones for Sunday skiers, active fitness enthusiasts and competitors honing their skills. 28km of tracks in the Rakkavaara area are also illuminated for late time skiing.
All tracks of Levi are suitable for both classic and free technique. Along the way you will find cozy trail cafés open through the winter and lean-on-shelters mainly open during the spring season. At Levi, people ski up to May Day!
As per downhill skiing, the blue skiing tracks are the easiest and the black ones require physical and technical skills.
The rental shops in Levi have an excellent selection of cross-country skiing equipment. The rental shops also provide ski maintenance service, waxing and preparing the skis according to the weather.
The easiest way to learn to cross country skiing is to take a lesson from the Levi Ski School, tel. +358 207 960 211. You can also join a guided cross-country skiing tour in various areas - check out more information from the Levi Tourist information.
PASMA transfers to Kittilä/Totovaara
FOR LONG DISTANCE XC-SKIERS!
Bus transfer from Levi to Kittilä and to Aakenustunturi, Totovaara (half way towards Ylläs) on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Departures from Levi:
- 9.30 South-east piste, lift nr 6, Rakkavaara
- 9.35 Hotel Hullu Poro and Spa Hotel Levitunturi
- 9.45 Ski bus stop nr 27 (route 2) and South Point
Whether you ski by yourself, with your partner or with a larger group, the convenient transfer is at hand. Price: 5 € / person to Kittilä and 7 € / person to Totovaara
- Reserve your place at least the day before to:
- Liikenne Pasma tel. +358 400 285 604 or +358 40 743 7340
Marked winter walking routes start from the Levi centre at Kid’s Land, from the North east slopes and from the South slopes. All the routes can be found from the Levi 365 brochure, winter walking routes are marked with a purple line. In windy/snowy conditions we recommend using snowshoes.
NB: Walking on the skiing tracks is forbidden!
FAT BIKING – NEW in 2016
New this winter Fat bike trails on the Immeljärvi-lake and in the Rakka area. The total length of the routes is almost 8 kilometers. When the conditions allow it, they are prepared daily by snowmobile and are suitable for people with a normal fitness level.
- NB: Biking on the nearby cross country skiing tracks is strictly forbidden!
We have two gondolas at Levi, the Express Gondola and Gondola 2000. The Express Gondola is on the front slopes by Zero Point. It takes along the front slope to Hotel Levi Panorama and Levi Summit (movie theater, Snow Dome, Samiland museum).
The Gondola 2000 is located about 2,5km from Levi centre towards Kittilä. It takes you to the top of Levi fell. There you can admire the beautiful views and a have a cup of coffee in café Palovartija (open from 19.02.16 daily 11.00-17.00).
The Levi Spa Water World is among the best in all of Finland. A fascinating atmosphere is created by indoor and outdoor pools, different kinds of saunas, a water slide and variable lights, sounds and other phenomena of nature. It is open every day 10.00-22.00. The price includes no time limit at the Spa.
- Adult 22€
- Child 6-14 yrs old 14€
- Child under 6 yrs old: free of charge with an adult
In Levi, there are two places to bowl: Levi Bowling and Spa Bowling.
- Levi Bowling is open every day 11.00-00.00. Glow bowling from 15.00
- A Lane rental between 11.00-15.00 is 21€/hour/lane
- Glow Bowling between 15.00-00.00 is 37€/hour/lane
- Shoes 2,50€/person
- Spa Bowling is open Sunday-Thursday 10.00-22.00 and Friday-Saturday 10.00-24.00. Glow bowling from 18.00
- Price until 16.00: 20€/hour/lane
- Price after 16.00: 34€/hour/lane
- Shoes 2€/person
CHILDRENS PLAY HOUSE INKA & NIKO
The play area at the SPA is a small kids’ corner. It covers about 300 m2 and boasts a bouncy castle, ball pond, climbing apparatus, pedal cars, toys etc. Parents are always responsible for their children in the play area.
If the atmosphere is too “childish”, older children may enjoy their time in the adjacent amusement arcade or bowling.
Admission to Children’s Playhouse costs 6€ per child. Under 2 yr-olds free of charge.
CHILD CARE SERVICES
Day time only (9.30-17.00): Tenavatokka / Muksutupa
Tenavatokka indoor crèche is a part of Kids Land, next to Front pistes and Muksutupa is located in Leevilandia (South Slopes).You may use the payable services of crèches when you want to go skiing, shopping or your family needs a break.
Tenavatokka & Muksutupa are open daily 9.30-17.00. Advance reservations are not necessary.
Child care prices:
- child under 4 years 12,00 euros/ hour
- child between 4 and 5 years 9,00 euros/ hour
- child over 5 years 7,00 euros/ hour
- Payment is charged by the starting hour. Further information: Oy Levi Ski Resort Ltd. Tel. +358 207 960 212 email@example.com
Daytime and evening:
- MLL Child Care
- Kittilä 4H- association
MLL Child Care
Booking by phone or via internet. Booking on the phone during week day and from 8.00-13.00 (Finnish time): tel +358 40 772 5078.
When booking via internet you need to register on the box on the right clicking on the link “Rekisteröidy nettipalvelun uudeksi käyttäjäksi”. Once entered, the registration form is available also in English. You only need to register all your details once. The following times you only need to insert your choosen user’s name and password at the following address www.lastenhoito.mll.fi. It is also possible to hire babies travel accessories calling +358 40 9646 749.
Kittilä 4H- association
Nilitie 1, 99100 Kittilä
4H Association Executive Director Leena Kinnunen can be contacted either by email or by phone.The service is provided by trustworthy youngster in the evenings and on weekends in the Kittilä - Levi area.Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel +358 400 819549
ICE SKATING (with own skates)
The nearest ice skating rings (indoor and outdoor) is in Kittilä (about 20km from Levi centre).
The outdoor ice skating ring is open daily 9.00-21.00. The indoor ice skating rink is open to the public Mondays-Fridays 15.00-16.30, Saturdays 12.00-15.00 and Sundays 12.00-15.00 (when there are no sport matches). The address is Havutie 2, 99100 Kittilä. Further information and reservation: tel. +358 400 356 454.
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CRAZY REINDEER CONCERTS FOR EVERY ONE
NO AGE LIMITS
The no age limit concerts are held in the Crazy Reindeer Arena. The concerts take place during the holiday weeks 8-9/2016. On the stage famous young Finnish artists like: Mikael Gabriel, Sanni, Anna Abreu and Benjamin!
You can buy tickets for the whole family! Family packets can also be reserved through www.tiketti.fi.
22.02.2016 MIKAEL GABRIEL, no age limit, at 18.00.
- Mikael Gabriel is one of the most popular rap-artist in Finland. He has sold gold with his new VERSUS-album.
24.02.2016 SANNI, no age limit, at 18.00.
- Sanni is a Finnish singer and a song writer. She has released albums Sotke mut and Lelu. Sanni writes her own songs.
29.02.2016 ANNA ABREU, no age limit, at 18.00
- Anna Abreu became a sensation in 2007 thanks to the Idols song contest. This half Finn and half Portuguese artist sings in English and in Finnish.
02.03.2016 BENJAMIN, no age limit, at 18.00
- Benjamin is a Finnish Swede singer. His first single Underdog was a success in Finland. At the moment Benjamin is working on his depute album, which is going to be released this year.
Good to know about the concerts for young ones
- These concerts have no age limit
- The entrance fees include the cloakroom services
- Children under 4 years old are free of charge
- Adults must also pay the entrance fee
- Advance tickets available from: www.tiketti.fi
- Doors will be opened one hour before the concert, at 17.00
- We kindly ask you to arrive on time
- Concerts begin at 18.00
- Concerts last approximately 45-60 minutes
- At the Arena you can buy beverages and some light snacks
- Reserved for the parents a private alcohol serving area (age limit 18) on the second floor
- Children are attending under their parents’ responsibility