18 days in Helsinki & Muonio Itinerary

18 days in Helsinki & Muonio Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland route planner

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Helsinki
— 14 nights
Fly to Kittilä Airport, Drive to Muonio
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Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive to Kittilä Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport

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Helsinki

— 14 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.
Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Helsinki Cathedral and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Venture out of the city with trips to Holy Cross Church (in Parola), Hyvinkaa (Valvilla Factory Museum & Hyvinkaa Church) and Aurlahti Beach (in Lohja). Pack the 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 31st (Mon) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, explore the galleries of Mannerheim Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip builder website.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 20 — Jan 3:

Muonio

— 2 nights
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi. On the next day, explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Muonio driving holiday planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Muonio. While traveling from Helsinki, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Muonio, ranging from highs of -13°C to lows of -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Muonio

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 3 — 6: