13 days in Kainuu Itinerary

13 days in Kainuu Itinerary

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13 days in Kainuu Itinerary

Start: Kiruna
Drive:  10​h
1
Kuhmo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Vuokatti
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hyrynsalmi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Suomussalmi
— 5 nights
Drive:  9​h
End: Kiruna

2
nights
Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. On the 13th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Wild Taiga and then identify plant and animal life at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuhmo trip maker tool .

Kiruna, Sweden to Kuhmo is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vuokatti.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Parks Wildlife
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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

3
nights
Vuokatti

Vuokatti ©
Escape the urban bustle at Hiukka and Kainuun Vaellustalli. Explore Vuokatti's surroundings by going to Kajaani (Kajaani Castle ruins, Kajaani art museum, & more) and Hiidenportti National Park (in Sotkamo).

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Vuokatti online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kuhmo to Vuokatti in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Vuokatti are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hyrynsalmi.

Things to do in Vuokatti

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kajaani, Sotkamo
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Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli
Kajaani Castle ruins ©
Kajaani Castle ruins

2
nights
Hyrynsalmi

Hyrynsalmi
Hyrynsalmi is a municipality in Finland and is part of the Kainuu region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Hyrynsalmi is known for winter sports and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a tour by water with Ukkohalla Ski & Sport Resort.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hyrynsalmi day trip website .

Drive from Vuokatti to Hyrynsalmi in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Hyrynsalmi are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. You'll set off for Suomussalmi on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Hyrynsalmi

Tours Parks Winter Sports
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5
nights
Suomussalmi

Suomussalmi ©
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Step out of the city life by going to Martinselkonen Wilds Centre and Hossa National Park. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to The Silent People, get outside with Hossan Lomakeskus, and learn about all things military at Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Suomussalmi driving holiday planner.

Getting from Hyrynsalmi to Suomussalmi by car takes about an hour. On the 24th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Hossa National Park ©
Hossa National Park
Hossan Lomakeskus ©
Hossan Lomakeskus
The Silent People ©
The Silent People