15 days in Helsinki Region, Inari & Rovaniemi Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki Region, Inari & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Loviisa
— 4 nights
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Inari
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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 19th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip maker website.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. Traveling from London in December, things will get slightly colder in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
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Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Loviisa: Kotka (Fuksinpuisto Park, Sapokka Water Garden, &more) and Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla). It doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry and contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Loviisa trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In December, Loviisa is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of -1°C and lows of -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 26th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Lemmenjoki National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Otsamo Fell, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Inari trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Loviisa to Inari. In December, Inari is a bit cooler than Loviisa - with highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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National Park
Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lookout
Otsamo Fell
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

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, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, and examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Inari to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Wildlife
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History Museum
Arktikum
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Safari
Safaris
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