10 days in Helsinki & Kilpisjarvi Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki & Kilpisjarvi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 6 nights
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Kilpisjarvi
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Helsinki

— 6 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Turku (Bike Rental - by Carfield, Turku Castle, &more). Pack the 10th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Helsinki. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Kilpisjarvi

— 3 nights
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Three Nations' Border Point and then don't miss a visit to Halti. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Tsahkal Falls and then make a trip to Saana.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kilpisjarvi trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kilpisjarvi takes 15 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Helsinki to Kilpisjarvi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in July: high temperatures in Kilpisjarvi hover around 18°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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