7 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly
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Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Do your shopping at Old Market Hall and Kamppi Shopping Centre. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, stop by Marimekko, pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, and browse the different shops at Flamingo Entertainment Center.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki route planner.

Oulu to Helsinki is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

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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 5th (Mon): join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Kittila trip planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Kittila in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in March: high temperatures in Kittila hover around 0°C and lows are around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Seven Fells Up ©
Must see
Seven Fells Up
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Icekarting Levi ©
Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip site.

Drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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Must see
Safaris
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Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
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