5 days in Helsinki & Inari Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Inari Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  4 h
2
Inari
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h
End: Helsinki

1
night
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
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).

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If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa 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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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Inari

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.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Inari visit planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Inari by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. 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

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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