6 days in Rovaniemi & Ivalo Itinerary

6 days in Rovaniemi & Ivalo Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Ivalo
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for museums, nightlife, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ivalo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games
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Ivalo

— 2 nights
Ivalo is a village in the municipality of Inari, Lapland, Finland, located on the Ivalo River 20km south of Lake Inari. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ivalo day trip planning website.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Ivalo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect little chillier with lows of -17°C in Ivalo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ivalo

Museums

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