4 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

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Fly
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
Fly
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive
3
Inari
Drive to Ivalo Airport, Fly to Los Angeles

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Helsinki

— 1 day

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and then steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Helsinki, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Helsinki is colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 40°F and lows of 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Rovaniemi

— 1 night

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 23rd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Napapiirin Porofarmi, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip site.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 28°F and lows are around 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Wildlife
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Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): trek along Juutua Nature Trail.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari trip site.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°F in November, and nighttime lows around 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Trails · Parks · Outdoors
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