8 days in Helsinki & Kemi Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Kemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Kemi
— 2 nights

5
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Visit Bellevue Beach and Aurlahti Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town) and Fagervik Church (in Raseborg). There's still lots to do: walk around Kaivopuisto, stop by Katajanokka, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, and get your bearings at The National Library of Finland.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker site.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Brussels to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Porvoo, Aurlahti Beach, Bellevue Beach, Fagervik Church
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, tee off at Tornio Golf, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kukkolankoski, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church, and finally head off the coast to Perameren Kansallispuisto.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kemi vacation planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Kemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Helsinki in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kemi: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kemi

Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Tornio, Kukkolankoski
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Tornio Golf ©
Tornio Golf
Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) ©
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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