8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Naples
Fly:  7​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Naples

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Room Escape Games and Kansallisgalleria. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip builder app .

Naples, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Naples to Helsinki. When traveling from Naples in November, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 5°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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. On the 21st (Wed), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally make a trip to Snow Village.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kittila holiday 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 November; daily highs in Kittila reach -3°C and lows reach -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

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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nights
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 (Fri): find something for the whole family at SantaPark, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and then admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena. On the next day, experience the excitement of Feelapland and then look for gifts at LAURI.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Outdoors
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SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
LAURI ©
LAURI

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