5 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Marrakech
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Marrakech

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

Marrakech, Morocco to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Marrakech to Rovaniemi is 2 hours. Traveling from Marrakech in February, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Shopping Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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. On the 26th (Tue), make a trip to Snow Village, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then take some stellar pictures from Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, and finally admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Kittila, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.
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Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
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 27th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, make a trip to Senate Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Kittila to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kittila in February; daily highs in Helsinki reach 0°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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