Cottages and hotels at Finnish ski resorts
Where does skiing Finland start? It starts from Lapland. Here, in the far north of Finland are located major ski resorts of the country. The central and southern parts of Finland also offer tourists several resorts, but the elevation is much lower than in the north.
Lapland: Skiing in Finland as it is
In Lapland are located the highest mountains in Finland. In total in Lapland there are 22 ski resorts, the most famous of which are Ruka, Levi and Ylläs. Ylläs is the largest ski resort in Finland. It has the longest ski slopes in the country. Levi is the only ski resort in Finland, which is equipped with gondola lift. Levi resort is also known for its active night life. Finnish ski resort of Ruka near the border with Russia is considered to be one of the best places to stay in the country in any season.
The city of Rovaniemi is the "gateway" to the ski resorts of Lapland. In Rovaniemi is located an airport, which receives both local flights from Helsinki and international flights. Rovaniemi is one of the recognized centers of winter holidays in Finland. There are no steep slopes, but it is located near the world famous residence of Santa Claus, which makes the resort especially popular among family travelers.
Ski resorts in Finland: features
One of the best ski resorts in Lapland are Himos in the central part of Finland and Iso Syöte near Oulu.
Ski season in Finland lasts from November until mid-May.
The average cost of a weekly ski pass to the Finnish ski resorts ranges from 100 to 120 dollars per person.
Most regions in Finland for active winter holidays have small elevation, which attracts beginners. Therefore, on the ski resorts’ real estate market in Finland are widely presented family hotels. In Finland, as in other Scandinavian countries, there is a special attitude towards children. Therefore, at most ski resorts in the country accommodation, ski passes and other services for children are offered for free or with discounts.
Finland is famous for its spa hotels. Ski resorts are no exception. Virtually every 3* hotel in Finland and higher has swimming pool and sauna. Thus, winter holidays in Finland will suit not only skiers, but also easy tourists, who are planning to spend New Year or Christmas in Finland.
Photo: Leonid Ryzhik
Holiday house J√§ms√§ - property for vacations and holidays in J√§ms√§. Room description: accommodation. cabin, simply and functionally furnished. living / dining room, (1 sleeping facility). bedroom, (2 single beds 1 sle...
Vacation home Nilsi√§ - property for vacations and holidays in Nilsi√§. Short descriptionObject type: apartment, Property in an apartment house;Number of persons: 2 - 4;Floor space: 43 m¬≤;Room/s: 2;Bedroom/s: 1;Pet: Pet a...
Holiday house Sotkamo - property for vacations and holidays in Sotkamo. Interiorv. 1990 built row house apartment in Vuokatti. Surface area 54 m¬≤ with a loft. Kitchen/living room with sofa bed, fireplace, sauna (electric ...
Holiday house Sotkamo - property for vacations and holidays in Sotkamo. InteriorThis log cottage by the Lake Pikku-Valkeinen in V√§likoski area in Sotkamo was completed in 1983. Floor area 30 m¬≤. Combined living room & ki...
Holiday house Meltosj√§rvi - property for vacations and holidays in Meltosj√§rvi. Interior60 km north-west of Rovaniemi, lake Palolompolo 30 m (length 2 km, width 1 km), shallow water, hard moraine bottom, own boat. Log cabin 1978, ...
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Holiday Club Saimaa Superior Apartments Rauha, Tiuruniementie 131, 55320 Rauha, Finland
apartment Rauha - property for vacations and holidays in Rauha. These apartments feature a private sauna, modern d√©cor and a balcony or terrace. Parking is free. The Capri Shopping Centre and the Angry Birds Activ...
Holiday Club Katinkulta Superior Apartments Vuokatti, Katinkullantie 15, 88610 Vuokatti, Finland
apartment Vuokatti - property for vacations and holidays in Vuokatti. Set a 3-minute drive from central Vuokatti, these modern apartments include a private sauna, fully equipped kitchen and free wired internet. Katinkult...
City Hotel Rovaniemi, Pekankatu 9, 96200 Rovaniemi, Finland
hotel Rovaniemi - property for vacations and holidays in Rovaniemi. City Hotel is located in central Rovaniemi, a 2-minute walk from Sampokeskus Shopping Centre. It offers free parking, 2 relaxing saunas and rooms with...
Rantasipi Rukahovi Ruka, Rukankyl√§ntie 15, 93825 Ruka, Finland
hotel Ruka - property for vacations and holidays in Ruka. Voted Finland‚Äôs Best Ski Hotel at the World Ski Awards Gala in 2013, Rantasipi Rukahovi is situated in the heart of the Ruka Ski Resort, just 100 me...
Hotelli RukaTonttu Ruka, Hiihtostadionintie 1, 93825 Ruka, Finland
hotel Ruka - property for vacations and holidays in Ruka. Situated by Lake Talvij√§rvi in Ruka ski resort, Hotelli RukaTonttu offers free Wi-Fi and rooms with a flat-screen TV and a drying cabinet for clothes...
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