11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bellevue Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kamppi Chapel of Silence for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo), Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and identify plant and animal life at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki visit app.

Chennai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Helsinki is minus 3.5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Chennai in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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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, then admire 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, then enjoy 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 -3°C and lows of -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Nature · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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, then take 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, then don'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 -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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