11 days in Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

11 days in Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

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11 days in Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

Start: Rovaniemi
1
Rovaniemi
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Inari
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Rovaniemi

7
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Auttikongas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Sampo Icebreaker (in Kemi), Luosto (Kopara Reindeer Park & Amethyst Mine Lapland) and Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and get in on the family fun at SantaPark.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi journey planner .

In May, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Luosto, Sampo Icebreaker, Eeron Polku Trail, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Pyhatunturi
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Safaris
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
On the 12th (Sun), get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Inari trip planner .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. May in Inari sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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