8 days in Nurmes & Mantsala Itinerary

8 days in Nurmes & Mantsala Itinerary

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Fly to Kuopio Airport, Drive to Nurmes
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Nurmes
— 5 nights
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Drive to Kuopio Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Mantsala
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Mantsala
— 2 nights
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Nurmes

— 5 nights
Nurmes is a town and municipality of Finland.It was located in the former province of Eastern Finland until 2010 and is now in the North Karelia region. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Venajanhiekka and Juice Leskinen Statue. Get out of town with these interesting Nurmes side-trips: Jyrkkakosken Ruukki (in Sonkajarvi), Juuka (Tulikiven Kivikyla, Myllymuseo, &more) and Kuhmo (Wild Taiga & Wilds Piira). Spend the 25th (Thu) exploring nature at Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto. It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Nurmes Church and relax and rejuvenate at Kylpyla Spa Bomba.

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Helsinki to Nurmes is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In February, Nurmes is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mantsala.

Things to do in Nurmes

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Mantsala

— 2 nights
Mäntsälä is a municipality in the province of Southern Finland, and is part of the Uusimaa region. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Kuhakoski Waterfall, then take an in-depth tour of Home of Aleksis Kivi, and then get out in the countryside at Jau Jau Icelandic Horses.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mantsala tour itinerary planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nurmes to Mantsala. In February, daytime highs in Mantsala are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mantsala

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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