6 days in Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

6 days in Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

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6 days in Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

Start: Tampere
train:  5​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
bus:  5​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 3 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + train:  5​h 15​min
End: Tampere

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Tampere to Rovaniemi is an approximately 5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tampere in November; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -2°C and lows reach -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lemmenjoki National Park and Gold Prospector Museum. Get outdoors at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Inari Reindeerfarm. Take a break from Inari with a short trip to Hippupuoti Gift Shop in Saariselka, about 1h 05 min away.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Inari trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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