11 days in Helsinki Region, Kajaani & Kittila Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki Region, Kajaani & Kittila Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Kajaani
— 3 nights
3
Kittila
— 3 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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. In October, Helsinki is colder than New York City - with highs of 48°F and lows of 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kajaani.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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nights
Kajaani

Kajaani ©
Kajaani is a town and municipality in Finland. Change things up with these side-trips from Kajaani: Sotkamo (Hiukka & Kainuun Vaellustalli), Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti (in Vuokatti) and Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto (in Rautavaara). There's lots more to do: cast your line with Luonnollisesti Oulujarvi, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Per Brahe, pause for some serene contemplation at Kajaani Church, and step into the grandiose world of Kajaani Castle ruins.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kajaani sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Kajaani. When traveling from Helsinki in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kajaani: temperatures range from 41°F by day to 31°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Kajaani

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Sotkamo, Vuokatti, Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto
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Luonnollisesti Oulujarvi ©
Luonnollisesti Oulujarvi
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli
Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara

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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. Get out of town with these interesting Kittila side-trips: Akaslompolo (Konijanka Petting Zoo & Akaslompolo Sportshop). The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, delve into the distant past at Taatsin seita, and explore the world behind art at Sarestoniemi Museum.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kittila trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Kajaani to Kittila by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly. In October, daytime highs in Kittila are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Sarestoniemi Museum, Yllas Ski Resort
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Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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