19 days in Northern Ostrobothnia & Kainuu Itinerary

19 days in Northern Ostrobothnia & Kainuu Itinerary

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19 days in Northern Ostrobothnia & Kainuu Itinerary

Start: Tampere
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Juuma
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Suomussalmi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Kuhmo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Vuokatti
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Oulu
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Kalajoki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Tampere

1
night
Juuma

Juuma ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): head outdoors with Karhunkierros.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Juuma trip itinerary builder tool .

Tampere to Juuma is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Juuma

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kuusamo
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

3
nights
Suomussalmi

Suomussalmi ©
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Change things up with a short trip to Ukkohalla Ski & Sport Resort in Hyrynsalmi (about 1h 05 min away). Spend the 17th (Tue) exploring nature at Hossa National Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Martinselkonen Wilds Centre, learn about all things military at Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti, and make a trip to The Silent People.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Suomussalmi online route planner .

You can drive from Juuma to Suomussalmi in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

#Parks, #Nature, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ukkohalla Ski & Sport Resort
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Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti ©
Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti
The Silent People ©
The Silent People

3
nights
Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Kuhmo is known for wildlife and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kuhmo online journey maker .

Traveling by car from Suomussalmi to Kuhmo takes 2 hours. On the 20th (Fri), you'll travel to Vuokatti.

Things to do in Kuhmo

#Wildlife, #Parks
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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

3
nights
Vuokatti

Vuokatti ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Vuokatti: Hiidenportti National Park (in Sotkamo) and Kajaani (Kajaani Castle ruins & Kajaani Church).

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Vuokatti driving holiday planning app .

Getting from Kuhmo to Vuokatti by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Vuokatti sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Vuokatti

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Sotkamo, Kajaani
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Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti ©
Kajaani Castle ruins ©
Kajaani Castle ruins

4
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Oulu is known for shopping, beaches, parks, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, enjoy some diversion at Tietomaa, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Haukipudas Church.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Oulu travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Vuokatti to Oulu in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Oulu are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kalajoki.

Things to do in Oulu

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Haukipudas Church
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

4
nights
Kalajoki

Kalajoki ©
Kalajoki is a coastal town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. Step out of Kalajoki with an excursion to Raahe Museum in Raahe--about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: have fun at Jukupark Kalajoki and head outdoors with Maakalla.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalajoki trip maker website .

You can drive from Oulu to Kalajoki in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kalajoki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Kalajoki

#Outdoors, #Fun & Games, #Museums

Side Trip

Raahe Museum
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Maakalla ©
Maakalla
Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum
Jukupark Kalajoki ©
Jukupark Kalajoki