8 days in Inari & Rovaniemi Itinerary

8 days in Inari & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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8 days in Inari & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Inari
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Inari
— 4 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
End: Inari

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Inari

Inari ©
Get outdoors at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Lemmenjoki National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara) and Saariselka (Angry Birds Activity Park & Action Park).

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Inari trip planner.

In December, daytime highs in Inari are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida ©
Siida

3
nights
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 8th (Sun): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Lordi's Square, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and finally snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi tour planner .

Traveling by car from Inari to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Nature
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office