French Alps Ski & Finland Northern Lights Hunt

Enjoy an remarkable ski holiday on the authentic and legendary French Alps Resort follow with a tour in Finland to chase the northern lights with a stay in Glass Igloo.

Valued at $20,413
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Package Inclusions:

Your Luxury Fly, Ski & Tour package includes:
  • Economy flights throughout from Australia* to Geneva, returning from Helsinki
  • Return airport transfers between airport and Val d'Isère
  • 7 nights stay at the Exclusive Collection mountain resort for ClubMed- Val d'Isère in a Suite with balcony
  • Club Med Resort inclusions:
    -All-day gourmet dining
    -In-room continental breakfast for suite
    -Premium Open Bar & Minibar (non-alcoholic drinks) - refilled daily
    -Concierge service
    -Ski pass & Ski / Snowboard group lessons^ included
    -Other included activities such as AQUADYNAMIC™, yoga and more
    -Day & night entertainment(s)
    -Complimentary Wi-FI
    -Priority booking at Speciality Restaurant(s), Club Med Spa
  • 7 day The Northern Lights of Finland tour with Collette from Helsinki 
  • The Collette Tour inclusions:
    - 3 Handpicked accommodations including Glass Igloo stay
    - 6 breakfasts and 5 dinners
    - Highlight: Lapland Region, Finnish Sauna, Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort, Meet & Greet with Santa, Reindeer Safari, Husky Safari & Northern Lights Searches
*Travel date(s): 02 March 2025 - 15 March 2025

^Ski/ snowboard equipment set available to hire with additional cost, please enquire with our dedicated Latitude 33 Travel Advisors.

Experience the legend of an unique alpine village
A village nestled in the hollow of a valley, stone and wooden chalets... welcome to the magic of Val d'Isère. Amongst the most stylish and authentic in the Alps, the resort offers everything that lovers of skiing, fine dining and well-being could possibly want - a spa, pool, yoga and delightful opportunities to stroll and unwind. When you walk through the doors of Club Med de Val d’Isère, you will get the chance to discover the only Club Med Exclusive Collection Resort to be located in the mountains. This is a unique opportunity for you to experience another definition of luxury, blending privacy, informality and relaxation for all the family against the perfect backdrop, at the heart of a legendary and internationally famous resort. 

*The operation of the Ski Area is dependent on the ski domain operator and prevailing weather conditions. Club Med does not operate the ski lifts and gondolas.

The Northern Lights of Finland
Hunt for the elusive northern lights and discover fascinating Finland, “Daughter of the Baltic.” Come to know Finnish culture and history on a tour of Helsinki with a local expert. Savour the local cuisine in Helsinki’s restaurants. Experience rugged Lapland during a 3-night stay in the north of Finland. Overnight surrounded by wilderness in a glass igloo and a Finnish log cabin. Embark on a reindeer safari with a local herder. Mush your way to breakfast in a Finnish sleigh, and lead your own dog sled team. One dynamic experience follows another on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure through Finland.

Your Small Group Exploration Collette Tour includes:
  • 3 Handpicked Accommodations
  • 11 Meals
Must-See inclusions:
  • Tour Helsinki alongside a local expert.
  • Immerse yourself in the Arctic wilderness and learn about Sámi cultural traditions over the course of a 3-night stay in the north of Finland.
  • Explore Lapland in search of the northern lights.
Cultural Experiences:
  • Introduce yourself to majestic Lappish reindeer and meet Santa Claus himself.
  • Lead your very own dog sled team.
  • Spend the night in a glass igloo amid the Lappish wilderness.
Culinary Inclusions: 
  • Indulge in Finnish and Lappish cuisine.
  • Sip warm berry juice, a Finnish winter tradition.
Highlights of the tour:
Helsinki | Senate Square | Helsinki Cathedral | Lapland Region Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort | Finnish Sauna Meet & Greet with Santa 
Reindeer Safari |  Northern Lights Searches | Husky Safari GlassIgloo Accommodation

Upgrade Options

Wish to make your holiday even more enjoyable? Optional upgrades available below:

The Northern Light of Finland Collette Tour:
Upgrade to Kelo Glass Igloo from additional $1680 per person


Day 1  | 12JAN2025 Arrival Genevaa Airport, Switzerland - Club Med Val d'Isère Resort, France
Transfer to Club Med Val d'Isère Resort, France, enjoy the rest of the day at your own leisure.

Day 2 -7 | 13JAN-18JAN2025 Ski/Snowboard/Excursions/Other activities at your choice. 
*Ski/Snowboard equipments can be pre-booked at time of booking with additional cost, please call us on 1300 636 848 to speak to our dedicated Latitude 33 Travel Advisors for more details.

Day 8 | 19JAN2025 Departs Club Med Val d'Isère Resort, France - Geneva Airport, Switzerland - Helsinki, Finland (D)
Farewell to the beautiful village in the Alps and transfer to Geneva Airport for departure flight to join The Northern Lights of Finland at Helsinki. Finland’s vibrant capital, where history converges with architectural style and combines with a laid-back vibe across beautiful islands and pristine public parks, welcomes you. This evening, gather with new friends for a welcome dinner in the city centre. Hyvää ruokahalua! (Bon appetit!)

Day 9 | 20JAN2025 Helsinki (B)
Join a local expert for an engaging city tour. If Finland’s heart beats in Helsinki, then Helsinki’s core is in Senate Square, home of Helsinki Cathedral, the city’s most iconic building. Walk the streets of empiric-designed Tori Quarters before enjoying some free time in Market Square, the city’s famous international market. See the steel monument dedicated to the composer Sibelius. During your leisure time, explore more of Helsinki independently.

Day 10 | 21JAN2025 Helsinki - Kakslauttanen - Northern Lights Search (B, D)
Escape to northernmost Finland’s winter wonderland on board a flight to Ivalo and magical Lapland. Like a storybook come to life, Lapland’s culture is steeped in myth and legend. Relish a sleigh ride with reindeer and unspoiled views of the northern lights.* At the breathtaking Kakslauttanen Resort, spend two nights in your very own Finnish log cabin** indulging in your own personal Finnish sauna. Take the motor coach north towards Inari on a chase for the northern lights.* Stops along the pursuit allow you the chance to witness nature’s dazzling, electric light show.*

Day 11 | 22JAN2025  Kakslauttanen - Santa Claus' Home - Reindeer Safari - Northern Lights Search (B,D)
Hit the snow and mush to breakfast aboard an authentic Finnish sleigh. After a leisurely breakfast, meet Santa's Elves who will escort you to meet Santa Claus in his own home. Learn about Santa’s origins during a warm and friendly conversation at his house. After dinner, under the Arctic moonlight, a reindeer farmer introduces you to some friendly Lappish reindeer that will escort you on an exhilarating safari through remote Kakslauttanen. Gain insight into the importance of reindeer herding to the Sámi indigenous culture. Sip warm berry juice, a Finnish tradition, around an open fire, inside a Lappish Tepee in the surround of northern Finland’s wilderness as you continue the search for the elusive northern lights.*

Day 12 | 23JAN2025  Kakslauttanen - Husky Safari -  Northern Lights Search (B,D)
Breathe in the fresh Arctic air this morning and step into the role as leader of your own dog sled team. Zoom through the wilderness on a husky safari, driving your husky guides that are as fast as they are adorable. Spend some time getting to know these amazing dogs and learn about their different commands. You’ll also be introduced to the equipment you’ll need to experience this incredible Arctic adventure at its best. Enjoy your last night in the heart of the Lappish wilderness, nestled in your incredible and unique glass igloo.*** You may even see the northern lights* dancing overhead from the comfort of your own bed.

Day 13 | 24JAN2025  Kakslauttanen - Helsinki (B, D)
Say goodbye to enchanting Lapland and fly back to Helsinki. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. Explore the city’s central squares and get in tune with the latest Finnish trends at a collection of charming shops. Tonight, in downtown Helsinki, toast to grand adventures and new friends.

Day 13 | 25JAN2025 Helsinki, Finland - Sydney, Australia (B)
Set out for home with incredible memories and a longing to return. Transfer to airport for your departure flight.

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions apply: All prices are quoted in Australian dollars, based on per person double occupancy unless stated otherwise, and inclusive of all taxes and discounts. All prices & itineraries are current as at 30 Mar 2024 & subject to change without notice. Prices are subject to change due to availability, currency fluctuations, fuel price, and tax increases. Price includes any stated bonus nights, upgrades & package savings, if applicable. All passports, visas, travel permits, and vaccinations are the responsibility of the travelling passenger to secure prior to travel. Airfares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice, based in economy class from xxx and are subject to the carriers' flight schedules and conditions. Please call us for prices from other airports. Travel packages advertised may include multiple products provided by several suppliers to provide a travel itinerary. Each component of the package will be treated independent of each other, and the specific terms & conditions of each product supplier will apply. Hotels may charge resort fees, or a security bond not included or mentioned in this package, payable direct upon check-in.

French Alps Ski & Finland Northern Lights Hunt

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