Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland that full of exciting arctic activities from the classics – snowmobiling, dog sledding and northern lights chases – to the more unusual including the chance to join an Arctic icebreaker, Ice carting and much much more. Located on the Bothnian Bay near the city of Tornio and the at the mouth of river Kemijoki. Due to its proximity to the river and fresh water, the bay freezes in winter allowing for a range of activities on the frozen sea. With a population of approximately 21,ooo and covering an area of around 750 square kilometres of which 65o square kilometres is water.
Must do activities in Kemi
Kemi is well known as the jump off point for the Sampo Icebreaker through which you can join a 4 hour cruise bookable online through Visit Lapland. A magical experience for anyone planning an arctic adventure. Whilst in Kemi, why not also visit the Snow castle – or even go ice carting. There are loads of amazing activities that celebrate the Northern Lights in Kemi, Snowmobiling and dog sledding in Kemi – so take a look and start your Arctic adventure here…