8 days in Helsinki, Kilpisjarvi & Lappajarvi Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki, Kilpisjarvi & Lappajarvi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Kilpisjarvi
— 1 day
3
Lappajarvi
— 1 night

2
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Family-friendly places like Temppeliaukio Church and Market Square Kauppatori will thrill your kids. Pack the 24th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, and look for gifts at Pien Shop & Bar.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki sightseeing planner.

Kalamazoo, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Kalamazoo to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kalamazoo in July; daily highs in Helsinki reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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day
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): make a trip to Saana and then explore the activities along Kukkolankoski.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilpisjarvi road trip planning website.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kilpisjarvi in 14.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in July; daily highs in Kilpisjarvi reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lappajarvi.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Outdoors Parks Nature

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Kukkolankoski
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Saana ©
Saana

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night
Lappajarvi

Lappajarvi ©
Lappajärvi is a municipality in Finland in Southern Ostrobothnia region. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Powerpark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut.

For maps and more tourist information, go to the Lappajarvi attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Kilpisjarvi to Lappajarvi takes 11 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Lappajarvi is 1 hour. When traveling from Kilpisjarvi in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lappajarvi: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lappajarvi

Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Powerpark
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Powerpark ©
Powerpark
Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut ©
Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut

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