5 days in Helsinki & Inari Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Inari Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Inari
— 3 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): stroll around Sibelius Monument, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

Plan my day in Helsinki using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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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 19th (Wed): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then go for a walk through Otsamo Fell.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Inari visit planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Inari by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: highs in Inari hover around -7°C, while lows dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Museums

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