8 days in Helsinki & Kittila Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Kittila Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki & Kittila Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Kittila
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Helsinki


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.
Pack the 22nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Rock Church, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and make a trip to Senate Square.

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If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

4
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. Explore Kittila's surroundings by going to Sodankyla (Museum - Gallery Alariesto & Church of Sodankyla), Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Levi Huskypark (in Kongas). On the 25th (Tue), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kittila trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Kittila takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Kittila reach -5°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Levi, Sodankyla, Levi Huskypark, Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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