7 days in Helsinki & Kilpisjarvi Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Kilpisjarvi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kilpisjarvi
— 1 day
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Helsinki

— 4 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Pack the 2nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, step off the mainland to explore Pihlajasaari Recreational Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Riga, Latvia to Helsinki is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

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Kilpisjarvi

— 1 day
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Kukkolankoski, take in the dramatic scenery at Tsahkal Falls, and then don't miss a visit to Saana.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kilpisjarvi itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kilpisjarvi takes 15 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Helsinki in July, expect Kilpisjarvi to be slightly colder, temps between 18°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

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