11 days in Kuusamo & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Kuusamo & Helsinki Itinerary

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Kuusamo
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Helsinki
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Kuusamo

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Syote National Park and Riisitunturi National Park. Bring the kids along to Kiutakongas Rapids and Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm. Get out of town with these interesting Kuusamo side-trips: Pentik Hill (in Posio) and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail (in Juuma). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, and wander the wide-open spaces of Kujala Reindeer Farm.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kuusamo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in July; daily highs in Kuusamo reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Nuuksio National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and Hiidenvuori. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Porvoo (Castle Hill & Porvoo Old Town), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). Pack the 11th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip tool.

Getting from Kuusamo to Helsinki by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Theme Parks

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