11 days in Kuusamo & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Kuusamo & Helsinki Itinerary

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1
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
2
Helsinki
— 8 nights

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, then admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, and finally explore the striking landscape at Julma Olkky. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Ruka and then identify plant and animal life at The Predator Center in Kuusamo.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kuusamo trip planner.

Helsinki to Kuusamo is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in June: high temperatures in Kuusamo hover around 59°F and lows are around 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky
Ruka ©
Ruka
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

8
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.
Get in touch with nature at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Venture out of the city with trips to Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo) and Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko). Pack the 4th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 8th (Sun) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and head outdoors with King's Road.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Getting from Kuusamo to Helsinki by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Valkmusa National Park, Teijo National Park, King's Road, Fagervik Museum, Tulliniemi Nature Path
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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