4 days in Kainuu Itinerary

4 days in Kainuu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kainuu trip itinerary builder

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Hyrynsalmi
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Suomussalmi
— 2 nights
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Vuokatti
— 1 night
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Hyrynsalmi

Hyrynsalmi is a municipality in Finland and is part of the Kainuu region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. On the 3rd (Thu), get active on the water at Resort Ukkohalla.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hyrynsalmi online trip builder.

Kajaani to Hyrynsalmi is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in May, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Hyrynsalmi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports

Suomussalmi

— 2 nights
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): make a trip to The Silent People and then look for all kinds of wild species at Martinselkonen Wilds Centre.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Suomussalmi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hyrynsalmi to Suomussalmi takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vuokatti.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Parks · Wildlife
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Vuokatti

— 1 night
On the 5th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka and then head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kajaani Church, then step into the grandiose world of Kajaani Castle ruins, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vuokatti travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Suomussalmi to Vuokatti takes 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Vuokatti are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Vuokatti

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Kainuu travel guide

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Theme Parks · Castles · Wildlife Areas
Kainuu is one of the 19 regions of Finland . Kainuu borders the regions of Northern Ostrobothnia, North Karelia and Northern Savonia. In the east, it also borders Russia.Boreal forest makes up most of the biome in Kainuu. The forest in Kainuu mostly consists of birches, pines and spruces. The atypical regional geography and landscape consist of lakes, hills and vast uninhabited forest areas.The largest lake in the region is the Oulujärvi, one of the largest lakes in Finland. Its shorelines, open waters and islands in Kainuu belong to the municipalities of Vaala, Paltamo and Kajaani.The highest point in Kainuu is the Iso Tuomivaara, located in the municipality of Hyrynsalmi. The regional climate is continental.Culturally Kainuu is part of larger Eastern-Finnish cultural heritage. The dialect of Kainuu is based on Savonian and Karelian dialects.MunicipalitiesThe region of Kainuu is made up of eight municipalities, of which three have city status (marked in bold).Kajaani sub-region: 23px Kajaani (37,664)23px Paltamo (3,493)23px Ristijärvi (1,356)23px Sotkamo (10,524) Kehys-Kainuu sub-region: 23px Hyrynsalmi (2,432)23px Kuhmo (8,820)23px Puolanka (2,784)23px Suomussalmi (8,342)

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