7 days in Kainuu Itinerary

7 days in Kainuu Itinerary

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7 days in Kainuu Itinerary

Start: Palma de Mallorca, Majorca
Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
1
Suomussalmi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Kajaani
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Palma de Mallorca, Majorca

2
nights
Suomussalmi

Suomussalmi ©
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring nature at Hossa National Park. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The Silent People, see the interesting displays at Suomussalmen Kotiseutumuseo, identify plant and animal life at Martinselkonen Wilds Centre, and brush up on your military savvy at Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Suomussalmi trip planning app .

Palma de Mallorca, Spain to Suomussalmi is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Palma de Mallorca to Suomussalmi is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Kajaani.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Parks Nature Wildlife
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The Silent People ©
The Silent People
Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti ©
Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti
Hossa National Park
Hossa National Park

3
nights
Kajaani

Kajaani ©
On the 17th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka, head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli, then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Vuokatti Bowling. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Statue of Per Brahe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kajaani Church, take some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paltaniemi Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kajaani Castle ruins.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kajaani attractions website .

Traveling by car from Suomussalmi to Kajaani takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kajaani can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kajaani

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Vuokatti, Sotkamo, Paltaniemi Church
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Kajaani Castle ruins ©
Kajaani Castle ruins
Kajaani Church ©
Kajaani Church
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli