11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Kemi
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bellevue Beach and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, look for gifts at Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki sightseeing planner.

Chennai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. In December, Helsinki is cooler than Chennai - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Paavolan Tammi, Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Bellevue Beach, Inkoon kirkko
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): stroll through Kukkolankoski, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, thenadmire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and finally admire the striking features of Kemi Church. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Perameren Kansallispuisto, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Tornion vesitorni, and then take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kemi trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Kemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, Kemi is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tornio, Kukkolankoski
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The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, thendon't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi planner.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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