5 days in Kemi, Kuusamo & Taivalkoski Itinerary

5 days in Kemi, Kuusamo & Taivalkoski Itinerary

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Kemi
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
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Taivalkoski
— 1 night
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Kemi

— 1 night
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church and then stroll through Kukkolankoski.

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Vaasa to Kemi is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Kemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Kemi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Kuusamo

— 2 nights
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, identify plant and animal life at The Predator Center in Kuusamo, then get a taste of life in the country at Kujala Reindeer Farm, and finally experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm. Keep things going the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Ruka Safaris Ltd - Day Tours, then get outside with Karhunkierros, then relax and rejuvenate at Rukaland, and finally explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids.

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Traveling by car from Kemi to Kuusamo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Taivalkoski.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Taivalkoski

— 1 night
Taivalkoski is a municipality of Finland, it is located in the Province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): look for gifts at Jalavan Kauppa.

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Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Taivalkoski takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Taivalkoski sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Taivalkoski

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