Kittilä is a town in Finnish Lapland. Levi near Kittilä is one of the largest Finnish skiing resorts and a popular destination for skiers. Another attraction in winter months is Lainio, a village completely built of snow and ice.
The village has over 6,000 inhabitants.
Kittilä is located in the north of Finland, about 130 kilometers north of the Artic Circle and not far from the border with Sweden.
Tourism forms an important pillar of the economy. The skiing resort Levi draws tens of thousands of winter sports fanatics yearly. The winter sports season is also long: from mid October until mid May!
In addition, a Canadian company, Agnico-Eagle Mines, exploits one of the largest gold mines of Europe.
Kittilä airport is situated four kilometers north of the village and seven kilometers south of the skiing resort Levi. There are direct connections with among others the Finnish capital Helsinki. The airport lies straight off the main road between Kittilä and Levi (Levintie, road number 79) and is therefore easy reachable by rental car.
There's good public bus transportation, both within the skiing resort Levi as between Levi and Kittilä.
Traffic and Parking
A rental car is a good means of transportation to explore Kittilä and surroundings, the skiing resorts of Levi and the vast woods in this part of Finland. Do keep in mind the sometimes severe weather conditions in winter. You also need to beware game suddenly crossing the road.
Kittilä only offers a limited number of accommodations, but the supply in Levi is huge. There are more than 20,000 hotel beds available! In winter months however this number is barely sufficient. We therefore recommend booking your accommodation well in advance, especially if you want to visit Kittilä around Christmas, New Year's or Easter.
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Frequently asked questions
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What do I need to do when picking up a car?
To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.
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Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period).
What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?
In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.
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When will I get a confirmation of my booking?
Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).
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