10 days in Kemi, Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Kemi, Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Kemi-Tornio Airport, Drive to Kemi
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Kemi
— 1 day
Drive
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Kemi

— 1 day
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church, then visit Icebreaker Sampo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kemi online trip itinerary maker.

Bangkok, Thailand to Kemi is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Kemi is minus 5 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in April: high temperatures in Kemi hover around 4°C and lows are around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Saariselka

— 2 nights
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Saariselka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Helsinki

— 5 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. Pack the 23rd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Saariselka in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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