6 days in Rovaniemi & Kemi Itinerary

6 days in Rovaniemi & Kemi Itinerary

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Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kemi
— 2 nights
Drive to Kemi-Tornio Airport, Fly to Malpensa International Airport

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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.
Attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Arktikum make great kid-friendly stops. When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Ranua Zoo in Ranua, approximately Ranua away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, have fun at Santa Claus Office, and get in on the family fun at Moomin Snowcastle.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner.

Milan, Italy to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milan to Rovaniemi. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Milan in January; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -10°C and lows reach -17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Kemi

Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Lapponia Safaris - Day tours and then explore the historical opulence of SnowCastle of Kemi.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kemi online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kemi

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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