9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Inari
— 1 day
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
3
Kemi
— 3 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

1
day
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, thensee the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, read Inari journey builder site.

Hong Kong, China to Inari is an approximately 25-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Hong Kong Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Hong Kong in January; daily highs in Inari reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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You can drive from Inari to Saariselka in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In January in Saariselka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive 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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley and Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda. Venture out of the city with trips to Oulu (Nallikari Beach & Oulu Climbing Centre). And it doesn't end there: stop by Sampo Icebreaker, admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, and explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery).

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kemi online travel planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Kemi by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Saariselka in January since evenings lows in Kemi dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Fun & Games Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tornio, Oulu
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Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda ©
Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 20th (Sun), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thenmake a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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