7 days in Kainuu Itinerary

7 days in Kainuu Itinerary

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7 days in Kainuu Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly + Drive:  4​h
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Helsinki


Vuokatti ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Kainuun Vaellustalli and Kolovesi National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Vuokatti: Paltaniemi Church (in Paltamo), Kajaani (Kajaani Church, Kajaani art museum, & more) and Hiidenportti National Park (in Sotkamo).

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Helsinki to Vuokatti is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. While traveling from Helsinki, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Vuokatti, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Vuokatti

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sotkamo, Kajaani, Paltaniemi Church, Kolovesi National Park
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Vuokatinvaara ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli
Kolovesi National Park ©
Kolovesi National Park


Suomussalmi ©
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Hossa National Park. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to The Silent People and then get outside with Hossan Lomakeskus.

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You can drive from Vuokatti to Suomussalmi in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Hossa National Park ©
Hossa National Park
Hossan Lomakeskus ©
Hossan Lomakeskus
The Silent People ©
The Silent People