12 days in Kuusamo & Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Kuusamo & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kuusamo
— 5 nights
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights

5
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Visiting Karhunkierros and Riisitunturi National Park will get you outdoors. Step out of Kuusamo to go to Salla and see Salla Ski Resort, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, identify plant and animal life at The Predator Center in Kuusamo, and stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kuusamo trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Kuusamo is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Toronto in May: high temperatures in Kuusamo hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Riisitunturi National Park, Salla Ski Resort
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Ruka ©
Ruka

5
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 outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Hiidenkirnut (in Askola) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), stop by OMA Puoti, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Kuusamo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Nuuksio National Park, Teijo National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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