14 days in Helsinki, Kannus & Kuusamo Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki, Kannus & Kuusamo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Kannus
— 4 nights
3
Kuusamo
— 5 nights
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online driving holiday planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Helsinki is 1 hour. Traveling from Zurich in July, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. On the 18th (Sat), you're off to Kannus.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Outdoors Museums
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nights
Kannus

Kannus ©
Kannus is a town and municipality and city of Finland.It is situated in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Ostrobothnia region. Go for a jaunt from Kannus to Harma to see Powerpark about 1h 35 min away.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kannus tour itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Kannus with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll set off for Kuusamo on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Kannus

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Powerpark
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Powerpark ©
Powerpark

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nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kids will appreciate attractions like Karhunkierros and Julma Olkky. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuusamo: The Silent People (in Suomussalmi), Korouoma Canyon (in Posio) and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail (in Juuma). Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, ride a horse along Nurminiemen ratsutila/riding stables, find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, and stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kuusamo travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Kannus to Kuusamo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

The Silent People, Korouoma Canyon, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha