7 days in Kainuu Itinerary

7 days in Kainuu Itinerary

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Fly to Kuusamo Airport, Drive to Suomussalmi
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Suomussalmi
— 2 nights
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Kajaani
— 3 nights
Fly

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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: look for all kinds of wild species at Martinselkonen Wilds Centre, make a trip to The Silent People, see the interesting displays at Suomussalmen Kotiseutumuseo, and brush up on your military savvy at Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Suomussalmi trip planner.

Palma de Mallorca, Spain to Suomussalmi is an approximately 15.5-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 · Museums
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Kajaani

Kajaani is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka, get outside with Kainuun Vaellustalli, then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti, and finally perfect your strike at Vuokatti Bowling. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Statue of Per Brahe, pause for some serene contemplation at Kajaani Church, take some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paltaniemi Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kajaani Castle ruins.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kajaani trip builder site.

You can drive from Suomussalmi to Kajaani in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows 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 · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trips

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Kainuu travel guide

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Theme Parks · Castles · Wildlife Areas
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)

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