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Dip yourself in to the ice cold water

Ice-swimming is something extra-ordinary. Something you should not to skip. It might sound impossible, but once you've done it, you understand why it is so popular. Dip in the cold water gives you great feeling afterwards - you'll feel like superhuman.

In Levi you can go ice-swimming by booking a whole sauna and ice-swimming experience privately or go join in for the public sauna and ice-swimming appointments. Ice swimming is available at Immelkartano, Elves Village, Loihtua and Saunabaari.

Elves Village offers a chance for you to dip into the Ounasjoki river. It is possible to enjoy the riverbank sauna and ice swimming on Fridays from 1 PM to 3 PM and 3 PM to 5 PM. Book your place in advance here.

Ice swimming can also be experienced at Saunabaari on Fridays from 6 PM to 9 PM (weather permitting). Advance booking is not required. Please note that Saunabaari does not have a sauna.

In Loihtua you can try ice swimming on Saturdays. Besides the sauna, you can even combine it with husky yoga. Reservations can be conveniently made here.

Immelkartano has two saunas in the winter that also include the possibility to try ice swimming. The sauna and ice swimming must be booked in advance for private use, and you can choose between a wood sauna and a smoke sauna. Contact the tourist information to book.

Please remember it is not safe to go swimming in the places you don't know and which are unsupervised.

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