9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Kemi
— Few hours
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Ivalo
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 10th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip builder website.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in March, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -1°C and lows about -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire the striking features of Kemi Church.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Kemi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ivalo.

Things to do in Kemi

Historic Sites
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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Ivalo

Ivalo ©
Ivalo is a village in the municipality of Inari, Lapland, Finland, located on the Ivalo River 20km south of Lake Inari. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Urho Kekkonen National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ivalo: Inari (Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel & Lake Inari). There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ivalo route builder site.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Ivalo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March in Ivalo, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Ivalo

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take a stroll through Ullanlinna. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

Before you visit Helsinki, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Ivalo to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In March, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Ivalo - with highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria