6 days in Inari & Rovaniemi Itinerary

6 days in Inari & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Fly to Ivalo Airport, Drive to Inari
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Inari
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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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. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get a dose of the wild on Angeli Reindeer Farm and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, then take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Inari tour planning site.

Rome, Italy to Inari is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Rome in December, things will get cooler in Inari: highs are around -7°C and lows about -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Ranua Zoo in Ranua--about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to 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 on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

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