10 days in Rovaniemi, Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Rovaniemi, Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

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10 days in Rovaniemi, Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Vienna
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
2
Inari
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
End: Vienna

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pyha-Luosto National Park and Kopara Reindeer Park. Get outdoors at Safaris and Korouoma Canyon. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online travel planner .

Vienna, Austria to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Vienna in September; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 13°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pyhatunturi, Korouoma Canyon, Kopara Reindeer Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Safaris
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

3
nights
Inari

Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Lemmenjoki National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Siida and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Inari road trip planning site .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Inari by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Inari are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida ©
Siida

2
nights
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 15th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on Nuuksio National Park. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Traveling by flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Inari - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Wildlife Tours Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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