11 days in Turku & Kuusamo Itinerary

11 days in Turku & Kuusamo Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Turku
1
Turku
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Turku

7
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vepsa Island and Turku Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Nuuksio National Park. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Hanko (Bellevue Beach & Tulliniemi Nature Path), Raseborg (Ekenas Old Town, Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, &more) and Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo). Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden, and let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Turku trip website.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Turku Airport. January in Turku sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Raseborg, Hanko, Bengtskar Lighthouse, Teijo National Park, Nuuksio National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka, explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare. On your second day here, explore the stunning scenery at Julma Olkky and then identify plant and animal life at The Predator Center in Kuusamo.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Kuusamo holiday planning tool.

You can fly from Turku to Kuusamo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Turku in February; daily highs in Kuusamo reach -5°C and lows reach -12°C. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Kuusamo

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

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