10 days in Rovaniemi, Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Rovaniemi, Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Inari
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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi

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Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Auttikongas and Korouoma Canyon. Get outdoors at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Kopara Reindeer Park. There's much more to do: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, and see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Vienna, Austria to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vienna to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Vienna in September, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Inari.

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Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

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Wildlife Area
Kopara Reindeer Park
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Geologic Formation
Korouoma Canyon
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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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Lake Inari. Escape the urban bustle at Lemmenjoki National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and go for a walk through Otsamo Fell.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Inari trip website.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daytime highs in Inari are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

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National Park
Lemmenjoki National Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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): explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

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You can fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in September; daily highs in Helsinki reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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