10 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Kittila Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Kittila Itinerary

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10 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Kittila Itinerary

Start: Rovaniemi
Fly:  4​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Rovaniemi


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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Boss Shop, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip website .

Rovaniemi to Helsinki is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in March, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Eeron Polku Trail (in Pello) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online tour itinerary builder .

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in March, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around -1°C and lows about -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Eeron Polku Trail, Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
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. On the 8th (Fri), explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi. On your second day here, glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Kittila trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kittila takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Kittila sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kittila

Winter Sports Trails Parks

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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