9 days in Lapland & Oulu Itinerary

9 days in Lapland & Oulu Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  25 h
1
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Oulu
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 24th (Sat), wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Inari tour planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Inari is an approximately 25- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Inari due to the time zone difference. In November, Inari is cooler than Singapore - with highs of -3°C and lows of -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, see where the action happens at Lappi Areena, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi attractions planning site.

You can drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -2°C in November, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

3
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Haukipudas Church, then examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Oulun Taidemuseo, get curious at Tietomaa, and then stroll around Ainolan Puisto.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Oulu vacation website.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Oulu by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Oulu: highs are around 1°C and lows about -3°C. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Haukipudas Church
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Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

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