7 days in Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Inari

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 30th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer, then get outside with Lake Inari, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Inari route tool.

Helsinki to Inari is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in July; daily highs in Inari reach 64°F and lows reach 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Tuula's Reindeer ©
Tuula's Reindeer

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo--about 50 minutes away. Pack the 3rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, stroll around Sibelius Monument, and explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Inari in August: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 69°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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