7 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
End: Bengaluru

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then make a trip to Senate Square, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Bengaluru, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Helsinki. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games

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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): make a trip to Snow Village, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kittila online vacation maker .

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 December, expect Kittila to be slightly colder, temps between -5°C and -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

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

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): get curious at Pilke Science Centre, get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel planner .

Drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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