14 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 4th (Tue), admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi planning tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Snow Village, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Kittila trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kittila by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kittila

Museums

Side Trip

Levi
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Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

9
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sibelius Hall and Old Market Hall. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Pack the 12th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, look for gifts at Boss Shop, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Kittila to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Kittila - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sibelius Hall, Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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