10 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Kittila Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Kittila Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
3
Kittila
— 2 nights

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Boss Shop, make a trip to Senate Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, thensteep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki sightseeing planner.

Rovaniemi to Helsinki is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In March, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Eeron Polku Trail (in Pello). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in March, with highs in Rovaniemi at °C and lows at °C. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Amethyst Mine Lapland, Eeron Polku Trail
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kittila attractions planning site.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Kittila sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kittila

Trails Adventure Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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