17 days in Posio & Helsinki Itinerary

17 days in Posio & Helsinki Itinerary

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17 days in Posio & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Palermo, Sicily
Fly + Drive:  17​h 30​min
1
Posio
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Palermo, Sicily

8
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Kids will appreciate attractions like Kiutakongas Rapids and The Predator Center in Kuusamo. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pieni Karhunkierros Trail and Riisitunturi National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Hossa National Park (in Suomussalmi), Kuusamo (Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, & more) and Syote National Park (in Syote). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon and view the masterpieces at Pentik Hill.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Posio tour planner .

Palermo, Italy to Posio is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Palermo to Posio due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Posio can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Posio

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kuusamo, Syote National Park, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Hossa National Park
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park

7
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Teijo national park. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Helsinki Zoo and Adventure Park Zippy. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo, approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki planner .

Explore your travel options from Posio to Helsinki with the Route module. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Porvoo Old Town, Teijo National Park, King's Road
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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