6 days in Helsinki Region & Kittila Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki Region & Kittila Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Kittila
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Helsinki

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then look for gifts at Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, then hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Helsinki is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Auckland to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Auckland in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around -3°C and lows are around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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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 28th (Thu): make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, then don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, and then explore the world behind art at Sarestoniemi Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kittila trip builder.

You can fly from Helsinki to Kittila in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, Kittila is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of -11°C and lows of -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Museums

Side Trip

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