8 days in Rovaniemi, Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi, Inari & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Inari
— 1 night
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Helsinki
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 3rd (Sun), look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online travel planner.

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. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from London in February, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 6th (Wed), get outside with Lake Inari and then get great views at Otsamo Fell.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Inari trip builder site.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Inari by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Inari when traveling from Rovaniemi in February, with lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Head to Old Market Hall and Sibelius Hallfor some retail therapy. Pack the 10th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, look for gifts at Marimekko, and browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To see maps and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki itinerary planner.

You can fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in February, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between 0°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Temppeliaukio Church
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Helsinki Cathedral

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