11 days in Kainuu Itinerary

11 days in Kainuu Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  14 h 15 min
1
Vuokatti
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Kuhmo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Suomussalmi
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Brussels

3
nights
Vuokatti

Vuokatti ©
Explore Vuokatti's surroundings by going to Hiidenportti National Park (in Sotkamo), Paltamo (Paltaniemi Church & Eino Leino Statue) and Kajaani (Kajaani Church, Kajaani art museum, &more).

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vuokatti day trip tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Vuokatti is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Brussels to Vuokatti, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in July, things will get slightly colder in Vuokatti: highs are around 23°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Vuokatti

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kajaani, Sotkamo, Paltamo
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Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Kajaani Castle ruins ©
Kajaani Castle ruins
Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara

1
night
Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Taiga, then look for all kinds of wild species at Boreal Wildlife Centre, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wilds Piira.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kuhmo trip maker.

Getting from Vuokatti to Kuhmo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Parks Wildlife
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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

5
nights
Suomussalmi

Suomussalmi ©
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Spend the 20th (Mon) exploring nature at Hossa National Park. There's still lots to do: make a trip to The Silent People, take an in-depth tour of Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti, head outdoors with Hossan Lomakeskus, and identify plant and animal life at Martinselkonen Wilds Centre.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Suomussalmi online itinerary planner.

Drive from Kuhmo to Suomussalmi in 2.5 hours. On the 22nd (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Parks Nature Wildlife
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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