5 days in Rovaniemi & Saariselka Itinerary

5 days in Rovaniemi & Saariselka Itinerary

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5 days in Rovaniemi & Saariselka Itinerary

Start: Turku
Fly:  5​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
End: Turku

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 15th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, then see Santa Claus Office, and then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

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Turku to Rovaniemi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Turku - with highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Siida and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida ©
Siida
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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