13 days in Inari, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

13 days in Inari, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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

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Inari

— 2 nights
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Explore Inari's surroundings by going to Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara) and Saariselka (Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort & Angry Birds Activity Park). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Inari trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Inari is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Inari hover around -7°C and lows are around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Rovaniemi

— 3 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, see Santa Claus Office, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

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Traveling by car from Inari to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games
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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.
Pack the 10th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
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