8 days in Rovaniemi, Kuusamo & Inari Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi, Kuusamo & Inari Itinerary

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8 days in Rovaniemi, Kuusamo & Inari Itinerary

Start: Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 30​min
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Kuusamo
— 3 nights
3
Inari
— 3 nights
End: Rovaniemi

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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 22nd (Thu): examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, experience rural life at Poro Farmi, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip planning site .

Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ruka. On the 24th (Sat), hit the slopes at Ruka, admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then ride a horse along Nurminiemen ratsutila/riding stables, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Kiutakongas Rapids, wander the wide-open spaces of Kujala Reindeer Farm, and then identify plant and animal life at The Predator Center in Kuusamo.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo visit planning app .

Traveling by bus from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Kuusamo sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Pentik Hill
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Safaris
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka

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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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari itinerary planner .

You can fly from Kuusamo to Inari in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Inari, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lemmenjoki National Park, Gold Prospector Museum, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

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