14 days in Kannus, Kuusamo & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Kannus, Kuusamo & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  14 h 45 min
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Zurich


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. Get out of town with these interesting Kannus side-trips: Kuddnas Museum (in Uusikaarlepyy), Powerpark (in Harma) and Kokkola (K.H. Renlund Museum, Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Arctic Museum Nanoq, take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Schoolparc, head outdoors with Maakalla, and make a splash at Jukupark Kalajoki.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kannus trip itinerary site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Kannus is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Kannus is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Zurich in July, with highs in Kannus at 24°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Kannus

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kokkola, Kalajoki, Pietarsaari, Kuddnas Museum, Raahe Museum
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Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq
Powerpark ©
Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum


Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuusamo: Pieni Karhunkierros Trail (in Juuma), The Silent People (in Suomussalmi) and Korouoma Canyon (in Posio). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Karhunkierros, look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and explore the stunning scenery at Julma Olkky.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kuusamo trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Kannus to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Another option is to 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

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


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

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 30th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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