Tag: finland

  • Fun and Excitement at the Lahti Ski Museum

    The Lahti Ski Museum, located at the foot of the Lahti Sports Center ski-jump ramps, was started in 1958 by veterans of the Lahden Hiihtoseura skiing club in Finland and officially founded in ...

  • Ice-Karting in Finland

    >Outdoor adventurers living in cold countries keep finding novel ways to enjoy the snow and ice, with skijoring, wok-racing and snow-tubing ...

  • Europe

    Europe offers a diversity of cultures, scenery and activities that makes the continent a very popular holiday destination. For snow skiing enthusiasts, Europe certainly offers a world of possibilities just waiting to be explored. In Germany, Austria and Switzerland, winter sports feature prominently in the lives of the locals, producing world class athletes that often […]

  • Finland

    A large portion of Finland falls into Lapland, the supposed home of Santa Claus. In addition to fun reindeer sleigh rides, Finland offers thrilling skiing and snowboarding adventures for the entire family. Beautiful scenery with exquisite forests and frozen lakes makes Finland’s ski resorts absolutely magical. Ski resorts in Finland offer a mixed terrain of […]

  • Lapland

    A family vacation in Finland offers plenty of skiing and off slope activities for the young, and young at heart, alike. Unlike the ski resorts of the Alps, Finland offers ski resorts in the midst of untouched natural surroundings, with lakes, mountains and forests all around. Some of the ski areas are in Lapland, within […]

  • Levi

    Levi, located in the Levitunturi mountainous area, is the largest downhill skiing center in Finland and Lapland’s most popular tourist resort. Located in Kittila district, Levi boasts of Finland’s only gondola lift to take you to the top. Its broad fell area has pistes for everyone from novices to the more experienced, including a World […]

  • Pyha

    The Pyha ski resort in Finland is located right on the slopes, in the thick woodland of the Pyhatunturi National Park. Pyha, pronounced “poo-ha” and meaning ‘Holy Hill’ in Finnish, is located on the edge of the Arctic Circle, a wilderness area of dramatic scenery with frozen lakes, snow covered forests and rolling fells. Visitors […]

  • Yllas

    Ylläs – pronounced ‘oo-lass’ – ski resort is situated in Kolari, on the Swedish border of Finland, deep within the magical landscapes of West Lapland. An idyllic unspoiled Lappish vacation resort with stunning scenery and cozy log cabins dotting the woods, Yllas is made up of two Sami or ethnic Lappish villages, Akaslompolo is on […]