14 days in Helsinki, Kannus & Kuusamo Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki, Kannus & Kuusamo Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly to Kokkola-Pietarsaari Airport, Drive to Kannus
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Kannus
— 4 nights
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Kuusamo
— 5 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Helsinki

— 1 night

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.
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 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. On the 18th (Sat), you're off to Kannus.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours · Museums · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:

Kannus

— 4 nights
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 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You'll set off for Kuusamo on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Kannus

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:
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Kuusamo

— 5 nights
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kids will appreciate attractions like Karhunkierros and Kiutakongas Rapids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuusamo: The Silent People (in Suomussalmi), Pieni Karhunkierros Trail (in Juuma) and Korouoma Canyon (in Posio). 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 drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 27:

Helsinki

— 3 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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 · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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