6 days in Rovaniemi, Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Rovaniemi, Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

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6 days in Rovaniemi, Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Inari
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Zurich

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel route planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Zurich in November: highs in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C, while lows dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
LAURI ©
LAURI
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
On the 3rd (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): get a dose of the wild on Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

Before you visit Inari, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. November in Inari sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Tours Trails

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Siida ©
Siida

2
nights
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 5th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, then brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki road trip tool .

Getting from Inari to Helsinki by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 5°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Nature Tours

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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