Ski Resorts In Finland

Why choose a ski resort in Finland?

Finland/Lapland has been getting more popular amongst the British market in recent years especially for beginner and intermediate skiers of those with families. The thing is – the mountain may not have the vertical but they do have uncrowded gentle slopes and plenty to do when you’re not skiing. You need to pick the right time to go though as temperatures vary wildly between -1 down to -30 (don’t worry you can hire extra thermal clothing in resort) and daylight times are key – as December has as little as 5 daylight hours which gradually increase over the winter months to march April time when you’ll get up to 15 hours a day. Read more........

Ski Resorts In FinlandThe possibilities for other activities are so varied that this country give excellent choices for those looking for a little more than just a ski holiday experience.

Have you ever fancied watching the Northern lights from a glass topped igloo or a snowmobile safari? Have you ever been on a husky or large dog sled ride? How about a reindeer safari? And of course if you go in late November or early December you can’t miss the obligatory trip to see the real home of the real Santa!

Most popular ski area’s in Finland

Levi is one of the most popular resorts in Lapland Finland as it have the most extensive ski area in Finland.

Yllas has stunning scenery and is only a few kilometres from Levi – you can combine the two lift passes to get more piste bashing done. There are a variety of excursions you can add on to your trip such as snowmobile safaris, snow shoeing, or perhaps a Northern lights walk.

Saariselka has a smaller ski area (12km) then the other main resorts in Finland however it does have lots of other safaris and excursions to choose from.

Cross country skiers will be in their element with 230km of prepared trails.

Après

Après ski in Finland is quiet, if you are a party animal the après is centred around your hotel bar – and will be pretty sedate.

Finland for Families

Perfect – especially if you combine with a trip to see Santa.

Skiline have a variety of accommodation in Finland here are some of the favourites

The Levitunturi Spa Hotel is 4* and is a high standard of accommodation and only 300m to the lifts and village centre. The spa area is named ‘spa waterworld’ and has a17 indoor/outdoor pools, 9 saunas and steam rooms, Jacuzzis, fitness rooms and spa rooms. There’s also a Children’s play room, bowling alley, games room, restaurant with live music and 3 bars – with so much to do you may not even want to leave this cosy hotel!

The Saariselka Log cabins are fabulous rustic cabins set in the forest just 500m from the centre, they sleep 2 –8 in various sizes and even though they are self-catered you have the option of eating evening meals in a nearby hotel. All have a sauna too, you can have your privacy and use the spa and pool facilities of the holiday Club Spa Hotel if you wish for a small specially arranged fee.

The Yllas Saaga Spa hotel and apartments are ski in out – best location and best facilities in the resort..

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Levi

Well within the Arctic Circle lies the famous Finnish ski resort of Levi. Visitors from all over...

Ratings

Beginner: 2

Intermediate: 4

Advanced: 2

Snowboarder: 3

Pyha

The vertical drop provides extreme skiing and the off-piste area of Pyhä ensures some fantatic snow conditions...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 3

Advanced: 2

Snowboarder: 3

Saariselka

Saariselka is located high up in the Arctic circle of Finland’s Lapland. It’s a magical place with...

Ratings

Beginner: 3

Intermediate: 3

Advanced: 3

Snowboarder: 2

Yllas

Pronounced `U-las`, this is the largest downhill and cross-country ski centre in Finland with the greatest uplift...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 3

Advanced: 2

Snowboarder: 4