8 days in Kainuu Itinerary

8 days in Kainuu Itinerary

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8 days in Kainuu Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  23​h 30​min
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: New York City


Kajaani ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Kajaani Church and then explore the historical opulence of Kajaani Castle ruins.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kajaani trip planner.

New York City, USA to Kajaani is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from New York City in January: highs in Kajaani hover around 18°F, while lows dip to 6°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Kajaani

Theme Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

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Kajaani Castle ruins ©
Kajaani Castle ruins
Vuokatti Bowling ©
Vuokatti Bowling
Kajaani Church ©
Kajaani Church


Suomussalmi ©
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Venture out of the city with trips to Ukkohalla Ski & Sport Resort (in Hyrynsalmi) and Boreal Wildlife Centre (in Kuhmo). Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Hossa National Park. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to The Silent People, learn about all things military at Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti, and identify plant and animal life at Martinselkonen Wilds Centre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Suomussalmi online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Kajaani to Suomussalmi takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ukkohalla Ski & Sport Resort, Boreal Wildlife Centre
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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