7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  22​h
1
Kittila
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  14​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

1
day
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 17th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kittila trip planner .

Washington DC, USA to Kittila is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in December; daily highs in Kittila reach 23°F and lows reach 9°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kittila

Winter Sports Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Rock Church and Fortress of Suomenlinna are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Aurinkolahti Beach and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

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You can fly from Kittila to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kittila in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 37°F and lows reach 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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