9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  23​h
1
Inari
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kemi
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Hong Kong


1
day
Inari

Inari ©
On the 15th (Tue), get advice or help at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

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Hong Kong, China to Inari is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Hong Kong in January: high temperatures in Inari hover around -11°C and lows are around -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

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Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka vacation builder app .

Getting from Inari to Saariselka by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

3
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nallikari Beach and Oulu Climbing Centre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kemi: Tornio (The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley & Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church, and explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery).

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You can drive from Saariselka to Kemi in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Saariselka in January, Kemi is a bit warmer at night with lows of -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Fun & Games Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tornio, Oulu
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip builder app .

Traveling by train from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In January in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -10°C during the day and -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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