11 days in Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

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Fly to Ivalo Airport, Drive to Inari
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Inari
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Inari

— 3 nights
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Do some cultural sightseeing at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Inari online attractions planner.

Austin, USA to Inari is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 8 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Austin in March: high temperatures in Inari hover around 29°F and lows are around 13°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours

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Helsinki

— 5 nights

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Old Market Hall and Okra. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, visit Ullanlinna, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and examine the collection at Talomuseo Glims.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

You can fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 37°F and lows reach 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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