14 days in Kannus, Kuusamo & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Kannus, Kuusamo & Helsinki Itinerary

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14 days in Kannus, Kuusamo & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Kannus
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Kuusamo
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Zurich

5
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. Explore Kannus' surroundings by going to Kuddnas Museum (in Uusikaarlepyy), Powerpark (in Harma) and Kokkola (K.H. Renlund Museum, Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum - Provincial Museum of Central Ostrobothnia, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Arctic Museum Nanoq, get engrossed in the history at Raahe Museum, cool off at Jukupark Kalajoki, and admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Schoolparc.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kannus online journey maker .

Zurich, Switzerland to Kannus is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Kannus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zurich in July: high temperatures in Kannus hover around 24°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Kannus

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Kokkola, Kalajoki, Pietarsaari, Powerpark, Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
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Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq
Powerpark ©
Powerpark
Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum

5
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuusamo: The Silent People (in Suomussalmi), Pieni Karhunkierros Trail (in Juuma) and Korouoma Canyon (in Posio). And it doesn't end there: relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nurminiemen ratsutila/riding stables, and take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kuusamo itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Kannus to Kuusamo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Korouoma Canyon, The Silent People, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

3
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.
On the 28th (Tue), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo