9 days in Helsinki & Kuusamo Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki & Kuusamo Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Kuusamo
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Escape the urban bustle at Bellevue Beach and Nuuksio National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Beach Mansikkalahti and Hakaniemi Market. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Linden Esplanade (in Kotka). There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planning app.

Gothenburg, Sweden to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Gothenburg in November, you will find days in Helsinki are a bit cooler (5°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 23:
Highlights from your trip
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National Park
Nuuksio National Park
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Flea Market
Hakaniemi Market
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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 24th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, take in the dramatic natural features at Julma Olkky, and then look for gifts at Jalavan Kauppa. On the next day, hit the slopes at Ruka and then shop like a local with Pentik Hill.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo day trip planning app.

You can fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in November, things will get a bit cooler in Kuusamo: highs are around -1°C and lows about -8°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
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Canyon
Julma Olkky
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Ski Area
Ruka
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Jalavan Kauppa
4.3

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