9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— Few hours
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
4
Kemi
— 1 night

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hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): stop by Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa).

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki journey planner.

In October in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping
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Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa) ©

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Step off the beaten path and head to Otsamo Fell and Gold Prospector Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Inari (Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus & Inari Reindeer Farm). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel and look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka route planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Saariselka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in November, expect Saariselka to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Angry Birds Park and German Soldier s Cemetery. The adventure continues: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Angry Birds Park ©
Angry Birds Park
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get in on the excitement at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kemi trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda
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Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda ©

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