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5-12th March 2017 Club cross country ski trip to Levi, Finland

Cross country ski trail - FinlandCross country skiing in Levi

Levi in Lapland is the largest ski resort in Finland with 230 Km of cross country ski trails, 18 Km of winter  walking, maintained snow mobile routes as well as 43 downhill pistes.  It offers snow-sure, uncrowded skiing in an area of exceptional natural beauty. Cafes and sheltered are spread out around the area.

Every day we will ski in small groups, depending on preference and final numbers, with routes being worked out the evening before.  There will be an opportunity to skate or classic.  Skiers must have a reasonable skiing ability as no instruction will be given, apart from tips and encouragement from members.  It is unsuitable for beginners - we recommend the Club's trip to Seefeld if you're a beginner or novice.

Accommodation & travel

Crazy Reindeer HotelThis trip is arranged through Inghams and the group will stay in the popular The Crazy Reindeer Hotel – in the Flying Reindeer or Crazy Reindeer Rooms.

Flight departs from Gatwick, but is also available from Manchester, and transfer from Kitilla to Levi is approximately 20 minutes.

This hotel represents good value and is known locally for its great cuisine and friendly service. Beautifully decorated guest rooms are located in 3 adjacent buildings/ Guests can pamper themselves in the hotel's spa department or relax in the popular après ski bar. The hotel enjoys a quiet wooded location 4 minutes' walk (400m) to the ski lifts and village centre. All bedrooms have: Shower, WC, Bath & Balcony (Flying Reindeer only), Telephone, Fridge, Drying closet (except Flying Reindeer), hairdryer, TV, Kettle or Coffee-maker, Wi-Fi or cable internet access, There is a small ski room which has two waxing benches.

Extensive buffet breakfast, good 3 course dinner, 10 Euro credit towards eating at one of seven à la carte restaurants if guests inform reception the night before they will not be eating the normal half board dinner. Dress code for restaurants: casual.

It is located at the top of the town away from the livelier hotels, but within a 5 minute walk of the two main loipe starting areas.

Cost

You will need to be a LRNSC member to join the trip which costs just £20 per individual or £30 per couple - please join online.

Inghams' package cost: £738.10 per person based on two sharing, which also includes the Club Discount.

Book directly with Inghams quoting your Membership Number to the person detailed in the Membership Benefits sent to you with your membership card. 

Please contact Pauline Styles lrnscmembership@gmail.com for any further information.

Would you like a 2 week holiday?

You can do this by transfering to nearby Akaslompolo and joining the Club trip there organised by Gerard Ollier via Innghams for a second week.