6 days in Helsinki, Lapland & Porvoo Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki, Lapland & Porvoo Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki, Lapland & Porvoo Itinerary

Start: Dallas
+2
tram + foot + Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Porvoo
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Dallas

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Thu), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, admire the striking features of Rock Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sibelius Monument, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally explore the world behind art at Design Museum. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get engrossed in the history at Helsinki City Museum, make a trip to Senate Square, make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip site .

Dallas, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Dallas to Helsinki. When traveling from Dallas in November, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 40°F by day to 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
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 (Sat): get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally make a trip to Snow Village. On the next day, glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kittila road trip website .

Getting from Helsinki to Kittila by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in November, things will get a bit cooler in Kittila: highs are around 26°F and lows about 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Porvoo.

Things to do in Kittila

Trails Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): look for gifts at Riimikko, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, and then enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Porvoo trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kittila to Porvoo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kittila in November, with highs in Porvoo at 40°F and lows at 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping
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Söderskärin majakka ©
Söderskärin majakka
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Riimikko ©
Riimikko

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