8 days in Rovaniemi, Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi, Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Rovaniemi, Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
Rovaniemi
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
Inari
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker app .

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in November; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -2°C and lows reach -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Inari.

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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Inari

Inari ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get outside with Lake Inari and then get great views at Otsamo Fell.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari trip planner .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Aurinkolahti Beach and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. Fortress of Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online vacation maker .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in November, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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