8 days in Helsinki, Kemi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki, Kemi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
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.
Pack the 26th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. Traveling from London in March, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between 3°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), then admire the striking features of Kemi Church, then stop by Sampo Icebreaker, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kemi trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Kemi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March, Kemi is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) ©
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Tatuka Reindeerfarm in Ylitornio, approximately Ylitornio away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip builder tool.

You can drive from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Tatuka Reindeerfarm
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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