Snuggle up in a hotel carved from snow on this overnight stay at the Lapland Snow Village near Levi. Travel to the beautiful hotel, sculpted from fresh snow every winter, and marvel at the luminously lit corridors, chambers and ice sculptures that adorn the interior and grounds. Take a seat at an ice table for a traditional 3-course Lapland dinner, relax in the ultra-cool Ice Bar, and cozy up for the night in an igloo-like room. After breakfast the next morning, relish the memories as you drive back to Levi.
- Overnight stay at the Lapland Snow Village Snow Hotel from Levi
- Spend a memorable night in the Snow Hotel, whose rooms are carved entirely from snow and ice
- Enjoy a guided tour of the Snow Village, with its incredible, snow-built corridors and ice art
- Admire the illuminated hallways, romantic chapel and Ice Bar, with its frozen tables, benches and counters
- Savor a delicious 3-course dinner in the candlelit Ice Bar and Restaurant
- Sleep in a magical private snow room, snuggled in cozy sleeping bags
- Wake to a hot berry juice and enjoy a hearty Lapland buffet breakfast
Rebuilt from snow and ice each winter, the Snow Village near Levi is one of Lapland’s most unusual and iconic attractions. A maze of illuminated corridors, rooms and sculptures hand-hewn from snow, visiting and staying here is an unforgettable experience.
With this overnight trip, you get to stay in a room at the Snow Hotel incorporated within the village. Your experience includes comfortable round-trip transfers from Levi, a guided tour of the village, a tasty 3-course dinner in the igloo-style Ice Restaurant, a wake-up hot berry juice, and a delicious breakfast in the wood-cabin restaurant the next day.
Accommodation is in a double or twin room, with snuggly thermal sleeping bags that keep you more than cozy enough for a good night’s sleep in the hotel’s interior temperatures of 28.4 to 23 degrees Fahrenheit (-2 and -5 degrees Celsius.) Washrooms are in a separate, heated building. It’s recommended that you wear several winter layers for your stay, including a synthetic fabric under-layer covered by a fleecy mid-layer.
Day 1: Levi — Snow Village (D)Dress warmly according to the instructions, and start your experience with a pickup from your central Levi hotel. Board your minivan or coach and then travel through the Lapland wilderness to the Snow Village.
On arrival, marvel at the magical-looking village, a hotel and restaurant complex carved entirely from snow. Ablaze with lights and fronted by snow sculptures, the village makes a spectacular sight.
With an informative guide, tour the interiors and marvel at the brightly lit corridors, romantic chapel, luminous ice art, and the Ice Bar. As you walk, learn how the village is rebuilt each November using roughly 1,000 truckloads of snow and how the temperature inside is kept between a constant 28.4 and 23 degrees Fahrenheit (-2 and -5 degrees Celsius.)
Afterward, head for the Ice Restaurant for a delicious 3-course evening meal. Choose from the menu options of traditional Lapland favorites such as salmon and reindeer, and desserts made with woodland fruits like lingonberries, cloudberries and Arctic berries.
Round off your meal with a nightcap (own expense) at the bar, with drinks served in solid ice glasses, and then retire to your private snow room. Slip into the thermal sleeping bags on the ice-based bed, snuggle up and enjoy sleeping overnight in the magical setting.
Day 2: Snow Village - Levi (B)
Wake up in your incredible room and enjoy a reviving hot berry juice before heading for the cozy log restaurant for breakfast. Savor the hot and cold buffet dishes, and then check out of the hotel for your journey back to Levi. Your overnight experience ends with a drop-off back at your hotel in the late morning.