4 days in Kainuu Itinerary

4 days in Kainuu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kainuu tour itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Kajaani Airport, Drive to Vuokatti
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Drive to Kuusamo Airport, Fly to Rome



— 1 night
On the 25th (Wed), get outside with Kainuun Vaellustalli, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiukka, then get great views at Vuokatinvaara, and finally get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Vuokatti itinerary planner.

Rome, Italy to Vuokatti is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Rome in November; daily highs in Vuokatti reach 0°C and lows reach -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Vuokatti

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

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— 2 nights
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stroll through Martinselkonen Wilds Centre and then get engrossed in the history at Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Suomussalmi road trip site.

Getting from Vuokatti to Suomussalmi by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Wildlife · Parks · Museums
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Highlights from your trip

Kainuu travel guide

Theme Parks · Castles · Nature & Parks
Kainuu is one of the 19 regions of Finland . Kainuu borders the regions of Northern Ostrobothnia, North Karelia and Northern Savonia. In the east, it also borders Russia.Boreal forest makes up most of the biome in Kainuu. The forest in Kainuu mostly consists of birches, pines and spruces. The atypical regional geography and landscape consist of lakes, hills and vast uninhabited forest areas.The largest lake in the region is the Oulujärvi, one of the largest lakes in Finland. Its shorelines, open waters and islands in Kainuu belong to the municipalities of Vaala, Paltamo and Kajaani.The highest point in Kainuu is the Iso Tuomivaara, located in the municipality of Hyrynsalmi. The regional climate is continental.Culturally Kainuu is part of larger Eastern-Finnish cultural heritage. The dialect of Kainuu is based on Savonian and Karelian dialects.MunicipalitiesThe region of Kainuu is made up of eight municipalities, of which three have city status (marked in bold).Kajaani sub-region: 23px Kajaani (37,664)23px Paltamo (3,493)23px Ristijärvi (1,356)23px Sotkamo (10,524) Kehys-Kainuu sub-region: 23px Hyrynsalmi (2,432)23px Kuhmo (8,820)23px Puolanka (2,784)23px Suomussalmi (8,342)