9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Kittila
— 1 night
2
Muonio
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, thenjoin the crowd at Icekarting Levi, thenmake a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kittila trip maker.

Calgary, Canada to Kittila is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. When traveling from Calgary in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kittila: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 15th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Muonio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kittila to Muonio takes an hour. In December, daytime highs in Muonio are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Inari online journey planner.

You can drive from Muonio to Inari in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Helsinki University Museum (Helsingin Yliopiston Museo). Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are in your itinerary. Pack the 19th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Inari to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Inari in December, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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