8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary planning site .

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Museums
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. On the 25th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Snow Village, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi, and finally explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kittila trip planner .

Getting from Helsinki to Kittila by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get little chillier in Kittila: highs are around -5°C and lows about -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

#Fun & Games

Side Trips

Levi, G2 Ice Karting Levi
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G2 Ice Karting Levi ©
G2 Ice Karting Levi
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): make a trip to Lordi's Square, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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