10 days in Inari, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Inari, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Inari
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kids will appreciate attractions like Angry Birds Activity Park and Hippupuoti Gift Shop. And it doesn't end there: wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, get great views at Otsamo Fell, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Inari itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Inari is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Inari due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get cooler in Inari: highs are around -7°C and lows about -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Bring the kids along to Santa Claus Village and Ranua Zoo. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, find something for the whole family at Moomin Snowcastle, look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Inari to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
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Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planning site.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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