Levi, Finland

67.80472222222224.8025Koordinaten: 67 ° 48 'N, 24 ° 48 ' E

Levi is the largest and most famous winter sports center in Finland and has been elected four times to the best Finnish ski area. Levi meets the international standards and FIS.

A transport connection is through the 15 kilometers from the airport in Kittila and through the 88 kilometers from the train station in Kolari. Levi is about 1000 kilometers from the Finnish capital Helsinki and 170 km north of the Arctic Circle.

The winter sports season begins in Levi in October or November and lasts, depending on snow conditions, mostly to early May. The mountain is 531 meters high Levi (compare Vertical separation ) and a total of 43 lifts (including 2 gondolas, 1 chair lift, 14 ski lifts and 6 plates tows for children and 4 children lifts). There are well- groomed and signposted slopes for families and also for advanced players, such as the World Cup downhill, a snow park, a half pipe, a super pipe and 2 " Street". There are a total of 15 lighted runs.

Of the total of 230 kilometers of trails that are groomed for both classic as well as for the skating technique, 28 km are illuminated. In addition, there are 18 km of snowshoe trails. In the surroundings of Levi there are a total of 886 km snowmobile trails.

The Tourist Office ( Levin Matkailu Oy ) is engaged for years in various environmental projects to protect the environment in Levi, and in February 2012 Levin Matkailu Oy received the " Kultainen Luuta " (Golden Broom ).

Alpine Skiing

Since 2004, Levi is with the Lapland race venue for Alpine World Cup slalom race of Women ( First Slalom on February 28, 2004). On 12 November 2006 Mr slalom on the slopes Levi Black was also first staged. Since 2006, are held every year in November, the ladies and men's slalom.