11 days in Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

11 days in Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bordeaux
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Inari
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h
End: Bordeaux

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi Church and Church of Sodankyla will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Arktikum and The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley. Venture out of the city with trips to Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto), Museum - Gallery Alariesto (in Sodankyla) and Maupertuis Memorial (in Pello). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi vacation app.

Bordeaux, France to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bordeaux to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bordeaux in December, expect Rovaniemi to be cooler, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Tornio, Kemi Church, Amethyst Mine Lapland, Maupertuis Memorial
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

5
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Museum-lovers will appreciate Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum. Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Explore Inari's surroundings by going to Saariselka (Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort & Hippupuoti Gift Shop) and Taatsin seita (in Kittila). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Inari trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Inari by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, Inari is little chillier at night with lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum, Taatsin seita
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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