12 days in Oulu & Helsinki Region Itinerary

12 days in Oulu & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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12 days in Oulu & Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Oulu
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 7 nights
End: Helsinki

4
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Get outdoors at Nallikari Beach and Koitelinkoski. Go for a jaunt from Oulu to Kemi to see Sampo Icebreaker about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Haukipudas Church, view the masterpieces at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oulu Cathedral.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Oulu tour itinerary planner .

Helsinki to Oulu is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in September, expect nights in Oulu to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are little chillier, around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

#Parks, #Shopping, #Nature

Side Trips

Sampo Icebreaker, Haukipudas Church, Koitelinkoski
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

7
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rock Church and The Esplanadi Park. Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: stroll through Korkeasaari Zoo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

Fly from Oulu to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

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Nuuksio National Park
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Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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