8 days in Rovaniemi, Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi, Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Rovaniemi, Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, have fun at Santa Claus Office, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planning site .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 13°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Siida and then get outside with Lake Inari.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Inari journey planning site .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Inari by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. September in Inari sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Siida ©
Siida

3
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.
Pack the 28th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in September, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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