8 days in Helsinki Region, Kemi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region, Kemi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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

— 3 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Katajanokka and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Do some cultural sightseeing at Kansallisgalleria and Ullanlinna. The adventure continues: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, tee off at Tapiola Golf, explore the world behind art at Alvar Aalto's studio, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki day trip site.

Pune, India to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Pune to Helsinki, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In February in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Museums · Golf · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 18 — 21:

Kemi

— 1 night
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church, then visit Icebreaker Sampo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kemi trip site.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Kemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in February, with highs in Kemi at -4°C and lows at -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 21 — 22:

Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

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 23rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums
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