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Kittilä

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Levi ski center

Kittilä [1] is a municipality in Finnish Lapland.

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By plane[edit]

Kittilä airport [2] located in the city center is served by Finnair [3], SAS [4] and Norwegian Air Shuttle [5] from Helsinki, as well as by some other charter airlines.

By car[edit]

Kittilä is situated about 150 km north from Rovaniemi. Many people coming from the south choose to take the car with them on the train from Helsinki and then drive from either Rovaniemi or from Kolari which is just some 60 km away from Kittilä (however the train to Kolari only runs twice a week).

Optionally you can drive from Helsinki. The distance is almost 1000 km.

By bus[edit]

There are coach services[6] from Rovaniemi.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Lapin Luontoelämys, Ounasjoentie 810, +358407163033, [7]. Lapin Luontoelämys (Finnish for Lapland’s Nature Experience) offers unique winter and summer activities at Levi and in the whole of Lapland. In wintertime, the means of transportation are snowshoes, kicksleds and skis. In the summer, we paddle and ride mountain bikes in addition to hiking. All this takes place in the magical region of Lapland: on its rivers, lakes, and fells.  edit
  • Levi Huskypark (Levin Huskypuisto), Inarintie, Sokkapora, Köngäs, +358 40 5706572, [8]. 11-16. Siberian Huskies, Movie Wolves, Reindeer,Arctic foxies,Spitsdogs, Husky safaries, Christmas with Huskies,Guidet visit allways. 6 eur.  edit
  • Kittilä Town Hall (Kittilän kunnantalo), Valtatie 15, FI-99100 Kittilä, Finland, +358400356500, [9]. 8.00-11.00, 11.45-16.00. Kittilä Town Hall is located at the south part of the town center. Visit Town Hall information desk for local maps and tips for activities.  edit


Do[edit][add listing]

Most people come to Kittilä for skiing in the winter. They head for the nearby ski centers Levi and Ylläs.

  • MediLevi oy, Levintie 1590, 040-132133, [10]. 8-16. Doctor Medical in Levi, lääkäriasema Levillä  edit
  • Fell Trek, Muoniontie 3124, 99135 Rauhala, [11]. Situated in the village of Rauhala next to the Lake Jerisjärvi and Pallas-Yllästunturi fell chain. Offering nature activity tours and programmes as cross-country ski tours, snow shoe tours, hiking, biking, canooing tours and programmes, multiactivity programmes in Winter and Summer time. Accommodation in rooms and cottages available for participants and other travellers  edit
  • Katkan Aija (Kätkän Äijä), Lakkakuja 3 (99130 Sirkka), +358 40 765 5265, [12]. Snowshoeing, guide services, lappish ceremonies, Santa Claus visits  edit

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Fell Trek, Muoniontie 3124, 99135 Rauhala, [13]. Situated in the village of Rauhala next to the Lake Jerisjärvi and Pallas-Yllästunturi fell chain. Offering nature activity tours and programmes as cross-country ski tours, snow shoe tours, hiking, biking, canooing tours and programmes, multiactivity programmes in Winter and Summer time. Accommodation in rooms and cottages available for participants and other travellers  edit
  • Levi Huskypark (Levin Huskypuisto), Inarintie, Sokkapora, Köngäs, +358 40 5706572, [14]. 11-16. Husky safaries in winter, guidet visit in summer. Siberian Huskies, Wolves, Reindeer, Arctic foxies, small dogs, History aboat huskies and sleddograces. 6 eur.  edit
  • Pallashusky, 99135 Rauhala, +358 40 5513153, [15]. several days` husky programmes in the beautiful surroundings of Pallas-Ylläs National Park.  edit


Eat[edit][add listing]

Try the Lappish speciality Poronkäristys (reindeer meat).

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Sleep[edit][add listing]

As the majority of the tourists are going to Levi for skiing, the most accommodation services are located there as well.

See these listings in Levi's own page.


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