Ski holidays in Finland


Go skiing in natures last frontier-The Arctic wilderness -surrounded by the fresh mountain snow, invigorating clean air, and the sound of silence. Beat the holiday crowd and the long queues at the ski lifts but say hi to reindeer, andSanta Claus. Take a break from your regular ski holiday, and live the magical ski experience in Finland.

Activities

Long Finnish winters ensure a guarantee of terrific snow and a ski season that stretches till spring. The landscape looks right out of a surreal fairy tale with its expansive slopes, ice-sculpted forests and frozen lakes, gleaming under the pale winter sun. Apart from skiing, andsnow boarding, Finland offers exciting arctic adventures like reindeer safaris, huski sledding, snowmobile treks,and,ice fishing.One of the unique and sure fire attractions of Finnish winters is camping at the brink of the poles for a glimpse of the celestial northern lights ( Aurora Borealis);the timeless natural phenomena of spectacular lights dancing in the night sky. The uncrowdedpistes, well-organized resorts and the vast choice of winter activities make a Finnish ski holiday refreshingly distinct.

Family

The low altitude Finnish resorts make it an ideal holiday destination for families, as the terrain features an array of beginner and intermediate slopes. The resorts provide a host of family friendly amenities like childcare from 3 month onwards, private nannies, and exclusive children’s ski schools with English speaking instructors.
Finnish Christmas packages are a huge draw for children of all ages ( andgrown ups as we’ll!) where guests stay in a log cabin ,get behind the scene action from Santa’s workshop and meet the big guy himself!

Après

In the land of endless nights, the nightlife goes on forever. Lapland resorts are dotted with bars and clubs featuring live music,and karaoke. Finland is venue for amazing off -the -ski activities like icebreaker cruises and snowmobile treks at night . A dip in the traditional wood fire sauna is a fitting end to the vigorous Finnish days.

Resorts

Yllas: Yllas is one of Lapland’s popular ski domains, with its scenic vistas, long runs , and highly networked trails for skiing and cross country . Winter activities also include huskirides,snow mobile rides and reindeer safaris.
Yllas offers the best venues for viewing the Northern lights.

Levi: Recently renovated to world class standards , Levi boasts of expansive ski terrain, exhilarating winter activities, and lively Après ski, amidst the glorious winter’s backdrop.Levi provides a wide range of terrain for skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiles,cross country, and also unique attractions like igloo living.

Pyha: North of the Arctic sea, and framed by the Finnish National park, Pyha (meaning holy) is a traditional and non-commercialized ski resort. The area is revered by locals,it’spristine beauty instills a sense of peace in the visitors. Voted Finnish ski resort of the year, the idyllic ski resort caters to skiers of all abilities, and offers a variety of winter adventures on and off the slopes.

Accommodation:

Hotels, hostels, log cabins,and even igloos, there is no dearth of options in Finland. Be it in city streets or in the wilderness, a wide range of accommodation is available irrespective of price range.

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Travel tips

Language : Finnish
Currency: Euro
Airport: Helsinki-Vantaa international
Visa: Finnish Aliens Act and the Schengen Agreement
Insurance: Medical insurance is advised
Public transport: Easy access by trains,boats & ferry

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