12 days in Kemijarvi & Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Kemijarvi & Helsinki Itinerary

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12 days in Kemijarvi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  18​h
Kemijarvi
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Newark

5
days
Kemijarvi

Kemijarvi ©
Kemijärvi is a municipality of Finland. Pentik Hill and Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Kiutakongas Rapids and Riisitunturi National Park. Explore Kemijarvi's surroundings by going to Church of Sodankyla (in Sodankyla), Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Shopping Center Kumpare (in Kuusamo). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and witness the site of a historic battle at Joutsijarven Bunkkerit.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kemijarvi day trip planner .

Newark, USA to Kemijarvi is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Newark in December, with highs in Kemijarvi at 21°F and lows at 7°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kemijarvi

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Posio, Kuusamo, Salla, Church of Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Get some historical perspective at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Teijo national park (in Pernio), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Kemijarvi to Helsinki with the Route module. Traveling from Kemijarvi in December, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°F and 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Teijo national park, Nuuksio National Park, Arboretum Mustila
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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