8 days in Helsinki Region, Kemi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region, Kemi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Kemi
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Katajanokka and Kansallisgalleria. Do some cultural sightseeing at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and Okra. Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and explore the world behind art at Alvar Aalto's studio.

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

Pune, India to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Pune to Helsinki is minus 3.5 hours. February in Helsinki sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Museums · Golf · Parks

Side Trips

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Kemi

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 Sampo Icebreaker, 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

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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.
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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