7 days in Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

7 days in Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland itinerary planner

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Inari
— 1 night
Drive to Ivalo Airport, Fly to Augusta

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Rovaniemi

— 3 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Ranua Zoo in Ranua--about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, engage your brain at Science Centre Pilke, and enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

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Augusta, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Augusta in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 22°F and lows reach 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 2 — 5:

Inari

— 1 night
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Inari trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, plan for little chillier nights in Inari, with lows around 6°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Museums
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