7 days in Helsinki, Kemi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki, Kemi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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

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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.
On the 16th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally wander the streets of Katajanokka. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) and then stroll around Nuuksio National Park.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online travel route planner.

Sydney, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Helsinki, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, Helsinki is colder than Sydney - with highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

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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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Perameren Kansallispuisto and then step into the grandiose world of SnowCastle of Kemi.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kemi trip planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Kemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in March: high temperatures in Kemi hover around 0°C and lows are around -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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SnowCastle of Kemi ©
SnowCastle of Kemi

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Rovaniemi

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 19th (Thu): see Santa Claus Office and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel planner.

You can drive from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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