7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Kittila
— 1 night
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
day
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): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thenmake a trip to Lordi's Square, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip maker website.

Cape Town, South Africa to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Cape Town in December, expect Rovaniemi to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games Shopping
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
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 (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kittila trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Trails Adventure

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

3
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, look for gifts at Boss Shop, buy something for everyone on your list at Flamingo Entertainment Center, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip builder site.

You can fly from Kittila to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kittila in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Beaches Shopping

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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