8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  3​h
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Kuhmo
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Sotkamo
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 2 nights
End: Helsinki

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Explore hidden gems such as Kiutakongas Rapids and Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm. Get in touch with nature at Pieni Karhunkierros Trail and Hossa National Park. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Julma Olkky, stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, and see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kuusamo travel itinerary planner .

Helsinki to Kuusamo is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, Kuusamo is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of 52°F and lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Kuusamo

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Hossa National Park, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky

few
hours
Kuhmo

Kuhmo
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wilds Piira and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Taiga.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Kuhmo driving holiday planner .

Getting from Kuusamo to Kuhmo by car takes about 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuhmo

#Wildlife, #Parks
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1
night
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara, then kick back and relax at Hiukka, and then get outside with Kainuun Vaellustalli.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sotkamo trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kuhmo to Sotkamo takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Sotkamo can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Sotkamo

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trip

Vuokatinvaara
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Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli
Hiukka ©
Hiukka
Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Pihlajasaari Recreational Park, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Sotkamo to Helsinki. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Tours, #Nature, #Parks

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Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Pihlajasaari Recreational Park ©
Pihlajasaari Recreational Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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