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My First Snowmobile Experience

This safari is a perfect choice for your first snowmobile driving experience! We dress you up in warm clothes and a guide provides detailed instructions before we head to the track. Driving on the frozen lakes and snowy forest safely behind our guide is an easy way to learn snowmobiling. The route is planned to suit your skills.

Personalised Packages for Families

The Vierumäki Resort is Finland’s most diverse sports and leisure centre, offering a selection of activities and accommodation that will please the whole family. Nestled in the midst of pristine nature, Vierumäki is the ideal choice for anyone looking for a convenient and unforgettable holiday break. Here at Vierumäki, we believe in invigorating holidays with fitness and fun for everyone. Our wide selection of holiday packages lets you and your family decide how to spend your time, while our programme of healthy activities focuses on your well-being.

Visit to Santa Claus Village and Arctic Circle

This day excursion gives you the unique opportunity to meet Santa Claus at his office in the Lappish capital of Rovaniemi (170 km from Levi) and cross the magical Arctic Circle. Send mail to your friends with the special postmark, shop for local handicrafts at the many giftware boutiques and enjoy the atmosphere. Price includes transportation, guidance, and an Arctic Circle Crossing Certificate. Duration: about 9 hours.

Winter Holiday in Wild Taiga

Janne from Hikes n' Trails has selected the most unique treasures for you to enjoy! Northeastern Finland's white wilderness and highlights of nature and culture. You'll have an extraordinary five days, guided by local experts in a friendly, safe and personal manner. You can enjoy a tailored active holiday by yourself, with a partner or as a group. You'll hear stories of living in Finland, take a cross-country skiing trip, ride a husky sled and walk on white, untouched snow on the frozen lakes.

Pyhä Scenery Lift

Take a round-trip to Tsokka! Enjoy the magical Lappish landscape from the top of the Pyhä fell. The PyhäExpress lift will take you to the top where you can admire the scenery and try the delicious waffles at restaurant Tsokka. Tickets are available from Information Centre Naava, Piste Rental Shop and Hotel Pyhätunturi.

Santa's and Mrs Santa's Secret Cabin in Levi (December only)

Santa Claus and Mrs Santa live at Korvatunturi, but they have a nice and comfortable secret cabin in Levi. After much convincing, we have been promised a visit to Santa's secret cabin. The elf is waiting for you with his shining lantern and you go together to Santa's cabin. Inside you meet Santa and Mrs Santa serving warm Christmas soft drinks with cookies she has baked herself. You can draw with the elves, get a special stamp on your Christmas cards and a family picture with Santa. Duration 1–1.5 hours.

At Dusk in Kullasmarina, 2 Days

Come with your family or a group of friends to a guided nature walk to quiet down at dusk by Lake Päijänne in Finland. In the evening, we will cater a flamed salmon dinner in a hut. After dinner at dusk, our guide will take you on a relaxing "digital-free" nature tour. When the sun has set, you can sit down at the campfire and enjoy evening tea or coffee by the lake. During winter time when the sun sets early, you will enjoy dinner after the nature tour.

Lake Pallasjärvi Canoe Trip in the National Park

Lake Pallasjärvi is a huge lake located in the middle of the national park. This trip is guided by a certified national park guide. You can enjoy amazing views of Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park. Fishing is possible, typical catches for this lake are grayling and trout. You can also pick berries at the end of the summer. Wild berries like Arctic cloudberries, blueberries, and lingonberries grow in the lake surroundings. Picnic lunch included.

Winter Day in the Countryside

Are you interested in seeing the daily life here in Lapland, surrounded by snow and freezing temperatures? What are the daily winter routines and how people spend their free time in the countryside? We welcome you to the Willow Field House, to take part in our daily routines and free-time activities on our snowy home yard. Hear and learn how the Finnish way of life has acclimatised to our cold winters and snow. We will also enjoy a warm soup lunch together in our lounge.

Family Snowmobile Safari

This snowmobile safari is specialised for families with little children. We will go for a ride on the forest trails around the Santa Claus Village area, where parents can ride their own snowmobile while children travel in a sleigh pulled by the guide's snowmobile. You can enjoy the beautiful wintery scenery, and we will make several stops to admire the snowy nature. We also stop at a special area, where children can ride safely on their own on mini-snowmobiles, which are suitable for children over 12 years, smaller kids can ride with their parent or guide.

Treetop Adventure

Whether on your own or with a friend or group, you will always be welcome to enjoy an experience of wild adventure at Treetop Adventure Huippu. Or why not spend an unforgettable day out with your colleagues or team? To top off the day, we offer delicious outdoor meals and packages with team building activities or meeting facilities through our partners. All adventurers should be at least six years old. The required minimum height is 100 cm. Tackling challenges on the high rope courses is not recommended during pregnancy.

The First Escape Room in Rovaniemi

This is a real life escape room adventure, only 23 km from Rovaniemi. You are locked into a room together with a group of friends, family members or work mates and you have 60 minutes to get out. To succeed, you need to solve riddles, puzzles and mysteries, working together as a team. Everybody can do it! No physical force is needed, just observation skills and creative thinking. Look forward to an hour of intense excitement and lots of insights! This is so fun that you'll forget the rest of the world for a full hour. ​

Sleepyhead Festival in Naantali

The unique Sleepyhead Festival is the jolliest festival of the year for the whole family. Visitors can enjoy shopping at the Sleepyhead Market and a variety of other events. Festivities begin on 26th July at Naantali Ice Rink where the Sleepyhead cheese and wine festival takes place. On 27th July, Sleepyhead day, the Official Sleepyhead of the Year is thrown into the sea at 7 am sharp. The fun lasts from dawn till dusk all over town. This is a must-experience in Naantali!

Life at the Farm

A sound carries from the pasture. The mother cow is calling her calf – it is feeding time. Suopirtti Highland invites you to enjoy a day at the farm with our animals. You can come by yourself or take your friends or family with you. The day is for you and for the animals. There’s plenty to do, and rest assured – you won’t go hungry!

Bonfire Under the Northern Lights

We head away from the village lights. We start a small bonfire and sit around it to grill some snacks. Listening to the bonfire in the darkness is a relaxing experience. Your guide tells stories of the magical nights which are never all that dark with all the stars and of course Northern Lights. We know that love hearing our stories, but don't forget to look up – maybe you will see the stories come to life.

Santa's Farm Experience (December only)

Come to Santa’s Farm and meet the man himself at his Lapland retreat just outside of Levi, take the chance to say hello to a few of his reindeers, and enjoy a short sleigh ride around the yard. Complete your tour by enjoying some mulled wine and gingerbread cookies to keep the chill at bay. Sulo the mini-pig, Eemeli the curly horse and all other Farm animals would love to meet you! You may include personal gifts in the program if you wish.

Midnight Sun Safari at Wilderness Lake

We will go by car towards the Pallas fell and reach nature's peace at the Kivijärvi wilderness lake. This trip is suitable for the whole family. During the evening, you can try fishing from a boat and from the shore. We will also check some fish traps – they might hold perch, pike or trout. You can also hike and pick berries. We will also take canoes and SUP boards with us, all are at your disposal. And no trip is complete without campfire sausages and coffee. You can also bring your own beverages. Duration: 4 to 5 hours.

Visit Santa Claus Village and a Husky Farm in Rovaniemi

Our safari starts with a visit to a reindeer and husky farm with guided tours. We meet an authentic reindeer herder and husky musher and have a chance to take photos of the reindeer and huskies and see how life at the farms is. Before continuing our journey, we sit down by the fireplace to relax with a cup of coffee and hear stories about life with the reindeer.

Santa's Christmas Cabin in Levi

See Santa Claus and experience the magic of Christmas! Join us on a most exciting adventure at Santa's Winter Wonderland. Elf Brisk is waiting for us with his shining lantern and we sneak into Santa's World together. There we'll meet Santa and Mrs Santa and their funny elves.

Reindeer Sleigh Ride

Sitting in a sleigh pulled by reindeer through a snowy forest, you learn what Lapland is all about. On this tour, the team of reindeer is driven by a guide and the guests travel under warm covers in the sleigh. After the tour, we sit around a fire and learn more about reindeer.