5 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Kittila
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London


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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally make a trip to Snow Village.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kittila road trip planning site .

London, UK to Kittila is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in December, expect Kittila to be cooler, temps between -5°C and -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kittila

Trails Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, then look for gifts at Riimikko, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then browse the collection at Kallion Kirjasto, then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation app .

Traveling by flight from Kittila to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kittila in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Room Escape Games
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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