9 days in Helsinki & Kittila Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki & Kittila Itinerary

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9 days in Helsinki & Kittila Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Kittila
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Paris

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bellevue Beach and Kansallisgalleria. Visit Rock Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Raseborg to see Raseborg Castle about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and explore the galleries of Mannerheim Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker app .

Paris, France to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Paris in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Raseborg Castle
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

5
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. Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Snow Village. Step out of Kittila with an excursion to Church of Sodankyla in Sodankyla--about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, get your game on at Kid's Land, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kittila route planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Kittila takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Kittila to be slightly colder, temps between -5°C and -15°C. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Church of Sodankyla
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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