Tag: lapland

  • 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 […]

  • Riksgransen

    Way up in the north of Sweden, near the Norwegian border and into Lapland, Riksgransen is the world’s northernmost ski resort. This is a playground for adults, an athlete’s resort, where skiers and snowboarders come when other ski resorts of Europe are winding down at the end of their skiing season. Riksgransen is a very […]