Winter Weddings in Finnish Lapland 6.-9.3.2017

WELCOME TO LAPLAND!

Levi is the largest ski and recreational resort of Finland. It is situated in Lapland, 170 km north of the Arctic Circle and Rovaniemi City. The closest airport – Kittilä, is only 15 km away. Experience memorable wedding ceremony venues surrounded by the breathtaking fell scenery and Lappish hospitality. The Levi resort has got a wide range of winter activities to offer: snowmobile -, husky – and reindeer safaris.

 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

 

MONDAY 6.3.2017

19:15 Arrival to Kittilä Airport
Your local host Mr Ari Kurula will be meeting you at the airport after baggage claims and take you to your accommodation
A tour in Levi Centre
Overnight and dinner in Luvattumaa Ice Gallery (Wedding venue)
Check-in to the Ice Gallery
Guided tour in the Ice Gallery to see the rooms and Chapel, ice restaurant and the ice sculpture areas, the gnome sauna + the outside tubs (sauna is not recommended before overnighting in a snow hotel)
Dinner in Luvattumaa, menu: the novelty dinner for the wedding reindeer excursion (operated for you 7.3.2017)
Overnight at the Luvattumaa Ice Gallery


TUESDAY 7.3.2017

08:00 Breakfast in Luvattumaa teepee restaurant
Check out, please bring your luggage to the main restaurant building
09:00 Departure for a wedding special: Reindeer Ride to Luvattumaa Ice Gallery
A calming reindeer ride in the surrounding forests and river sceneries (apprx. 5 km, duration 50 min (sitting on the sled) You are testing the novelty program, please give your comments
10:30 Picking up the luggage from Luvattumaa
11:00 A visit to Levi Husky Park – 2 km Husky Safari (sitting on the sled)
Enjoy a thrilling husky ride sitting in a sledge driven by a musher. Route’s length is 2 km and it goes through the beautiful wintry forest and lake sceneries. After the ride guide introduces Huskypark’s animals and their life. The whole family will meet Siberian huskies, friendly little dogs and tundra wolf and his pack. There are also trained movie animals such as dog wolves, red foxes, an arctic fox, raccoon dogs and a kissing reindeer to be met.

Available a special program for wedding guests: Wolf Safari

13:00 Hotel Taivaanvalkeat (Wedding venue) Inspection:
Accommodation
Private Chapel
Traditional wood heated sauna and ice hole swimming
The Elve’s House
-leaving the luggage to Hotel Taivaanvalkeat
13:30 Departure to the Northern Light Ranch (novelty)
Lunch
15:00 Hotel inspections in Levi
Hotel Levi Panorama
, Levi Summit and the Snow Dome and new scenic path of approximately 300m
Levi Hotel SPA (possibility for swimming in the SPA)
19:30 Departure for dinner and inspection in Levi Igloos (Wedding venue)
Guided tour in the igloo area and its’ services and restaurant Aurora Sky
Dinner
Accommodation in Hotel Taivaanvalkeat
Unique possibility to see the Northern Lights

 

WEDNESDAY 8.3.2017

08:00 Breakfast at Taivaanvalkeat
Check-out, please bring your luggage to bus
09:00 Departure for the inspection of Break Sokos Hotel Levi
09:30 Departure for a visit to Lainio Snow Village (Wedding venue)
Inspection in Snow Village
SnowVillage offers the surroundings that make exchanging vows an experience to remember. Couples can choose between a traditional and atmospheric wooden chapel or a beautiful ice chapel with all interior decoration made of ice and snow
Lunch in Lainio Snow Village
13:00 Inspections to a selection of apartments in Levi
A visit to St Mary’s Chapel
Levin Alppitalot apartments
Nilijoutsen apartments
Levi Spirit
Levinsky
Laavu
15:00 Snowmobile Safari
A custom made 10 km snowmobile safari, in the vicinity of Levi Centre – duration apprx. 1 h
Tea / coffee will be served after the safari.
16:30 check in to Hotel Hullu Poro
Hotel inspection
Free time in the Centre of Levi for shopping
19:00 Dinner in one of the Hullu Poro restaurants, venue and menu to be advised
21:00 Departure Lapland Express Snow Cat (Wedding special)
The Lapland Express Snow Cat tour will take you for a ride in the amazing night scenery of Levitunturi.  From the Snow Cat’s big windows you can admire the snowy mountain, starry skies and possibly see the Northern Lights

 

THURSDAY 9.3.2017


Breakfast at the hotel
11.30 Check-out
11.45 Departure to Kittilä Airport
Flights home via Helsinki