Early winter in Levi
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Early winter magic and events in Levi

Early winter is full of events and action in Levi

The snow slowly begins to drape over the fell, and the frost starts turning cheeks rosy red. Watching the evening get darker from the comfort of the couch by the fireplace is simply wonderful. Or, you can spend the evening out in nature looking for the Northern Lights if you prefer. Early winter season in Levi is all about relaxed togetherness, the joy of outdoor activities, the enchanting scenery and a wide range of events.

In Levi, you can go skiing or do cross-country skiing starting from October thanks to snow that was stored at the end of the last season in May. Fresh snow also arrives in Levi in November at the latest. Sometimes the first snow comes in early October, and by November the ground is covered in almost half a metre of snow. That’s the magic of early winter! You never know just how much snow there is going to be the next morning, or how the weather has painted a frosty painting on the windows during the night. And with a bit of good luck, you will witness some green or purple on the sky as nature puts on its most spectacular light show, the Northern Lights.

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COME AND EXPERIENCE WHAT LEVI HAS TO OFFER

Late autumn to early winter is a beautiful time to visit Levi. This is one of the best times to see the northern lights in Levi, so remember to check the sky on cloudless evenings and nights to catch the breathtaking dance of the aurora borealis! During the day, you can enjoy skiing and cross-country skiing on the first slope and tracks from the beginning of October onwards, with more tracks and slopes opened when there is enough new snow. Once the snow covers the fells and forests, you can go snowshoeing in the wilderness or even go horseback riding or a husky ride as soon as there’s enough snow for it. Peaceful nature and recreational opportunities that can be found are endless!

In the event of bad weather, you can enjoy some indoor activities such as the gym, group exercises, yoga, and relaxing at the spa. You can go see a movie at the cinema and explore some cultural activities by visiting art exhibitions and museums.

Treat your body and mind to a massage, cosmetology services, and relaxations programmes in Levi right in the vicinity of nature. It is easy to take care of your overall well-being during your holiday in Levi!

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EARLY WINTER IN LEVI IS FULL OF EVENTS

You will also find plenty of events in Levi from October all the way through to December. Whether it's live sports, music or something else you are interested in, you are guaranteed to find something for everyone in Levi.

Aurora - the Future event in the Fell 18.11. & Levi World Cup 19.-20.11.

On the third weekend of November, you have a chance to witness the performances of the world's top female alpine skiers in the opening competitions of the women's slalom season and be inspired by the influential speakers and discussions at the second annual Aurora Future Event in Levi.

Aurora - the Future event in the Fell on Friday, November 18 brings inspiring speakers to discuss the big questions of the future. This year, the main themes of the event are equality and climate issues, and the closing speech on the outdoor stage will be given by the former president of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid. Aurora is a cooperative project organized by YLE and Visit Levi.

After Aurora, the weekend continues with world-class sports as the world's best female alpine skiers compete for the season's first Slalom World Cup points on Saturday, November 19 and on Sunday, November 20. Check out the Levi World Cup schedule and buy your tickets to the event here.

Finnish artists Sanni (Fri, November 18) and Jonne Aaron (Saturday, Bovember 19) are responsible for the entertainment of the World Cup weekend at Hullu Poro Areena.

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Arctic Christmas Party weekend 25.-27.11.

Come and leave your everyday life home for a weekend to enjoy a memorable Christmas party in Levi! Here, Christmas parties are filled with experiences and delicious food, without forgetting the evening program. Contact our sales team (tel. +358 16 639 3300, email sales@visitlevi.fi), and we will plan a program for your Christmas party that is just right for you!

At Hullu Poro Areena, you can dance the night away with artists Pete Parkkonen (Friday, November 25) and Gasellit (Saturday, November 26).

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Levi Glacier opening 3.12.

On Saturday 3.12. we are celebrating the opening of Levi's new Glacier Express chairlift at Front Slopes. During the weekend on the slopes, e.g. Alpen rinnerieha, demo skis and boards from different brands, and a synchronized skiing show by the Finnish Interski Demo Team. In the coming winter, synchronized skiing will be seen more in Levi in the wake of the Interski 2023 event.

Early winter magic in Levi

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