11 days in Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

11 days in Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
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Inari
— 5 nights

5
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi Church and Maupertuis Memorial will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Arktikum and Museum - Gallery Alariesto. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of Sodankyla (in Sodankyla), Kemi Church (in Kemi) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). 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 engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, 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 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and 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 Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church 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). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Inari online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of -17°C in Inari. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Saariselka, Taatsin seita, Gold Prospector Museum
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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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