7 days in Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

7 days in Rovaniemi & Inari Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Inari
— 3 nights
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Ranua to see Ranua Zoo about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, experience rural life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and see Santa Claus Office.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online tour itinerary maker.

Tenerife, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tenerife to Rovaniemi is 2 hours. Traveling from Tenerife in August, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Inari

— 3 nights
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 12th (Fri): examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and then get a dose of the wild on Visit Inari Safaris & Accommodation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and then head outdoors with Lake Inari.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums
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