It is always nice to take souvenirs home after a memorable trip.
Favour durable products, instead of those that are disposable. And enjoy your local meal!
Shopping and eating
Visit souvenir shops and acquaint yourself also with Lappish and Finnish products, showing local materials, traditions and good handiwork.
Favour products which are more environmentally friendly, ask the sales person about the method of manufacture of the product. Your money holds a great deal of power – and demand increases the supply!
Test the delicious local and organic food options of restaurants.
Test the offer of the local activity and program providers as an unforgettable experience is many times the best souvenir - a memory that lasts forever!
Explore the local culture, you will certainly find some things unique! Check Visit Levi or www.levi.fi for ideas and tips.
TIP: By favouring local products and services during your travels, you will support the vitality of the region. At the same time, you will become more familiar with the local culture and people. The journey will at the time be unique!
On the move in Levi
Relax and save fuel at the same time! Drive economically, avoid unnecessary quick braking and acceleration.
Everything is within walking distance in the centre of Levi. By taking your time, you will be able to see more sights of interest at your holiday destination.
A Ski Bus runs in Levi during the winter. Cycling is a comfortable way to move about during the summer.
Litter in the street is not pretty sight. Cigarette butts and chewing gum should also be placed in waste containers.
When trying out a new activity, it is probably worthwhile renting the equipment instead of purchasing it. Thus, you will be able to try out many activities cheaply.
Try moving about the nature using muscle energy: hiking, canoeing, rowing, cycling, skiing, skating, riding, in snow shoes… memorable experiences are certain!
The nature of Lapland is sensitive, the use of land promotes erosion and damages vegetation. Nature does not erode needlessly when you stay on the marked routes.
It is pleasant to arrive at a litter-free rest location and leave it neat for those people who will follow you. Litter left behind in the countryside is also harmful to animals.
Leave no trace! When you move through nature with respect, you leave behind only a positive footprint.
Tip: Levi is close to nature – the trails pass by close to the very centre of Levi. The Peak Trail of Levi (Huippupolku in Finnish) is also accessible to wheelchairs and prams.
Our tips for your responsible holiday
Taking care of the environment is a natural part of everything we do and we carry our own responsibility of the wellbeing of our fell.
There are numerous companies in Levi that have already obtained an environmental management certification, and many companies are currently on the pathway to obtaining an environmental management certification.
You have just arrived at a comfortable hotel room or a pleasant cottage. Get into the holiday mood and easily save energy and water!
How about getting some physical exercise and seeing local sights and other places of interest at the same time?