14 days in Helsinki & Kuusamo Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki & Kuusamo Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 10 nights
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Kuusamo
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Helsinki

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Hyvinkään kaupunginmuseo (in Hyvinkaa), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna). Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. December in Helsinki sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 27°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): fly down the slopes at Ruka and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, get outside with Karhunkierros, and then stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kuusamo trip planning app.

You can fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Kuusamo reach 23°F and lows reach 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

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