6 days in Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

6 days in Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

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Start: Rovaniemi
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Inari
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
End: Rovaniemi

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will appreciate attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Pilke Science Centre. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Ranua to see Ranua Zoo about 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 14th (Sat), look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect slightly colder with lows of -17°C in Inari. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

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