7 days in Oulu, South Karelia & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Oulu, South Karelia & Helsinki Itinerary

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7 days in Oulu, South Karelia & Helsinki Itinerary

Dubai
Fly:  12​h 45​min
Oulu
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 45​min
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
train:  2​h
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Dubai

1
day
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 17th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Kauppahalli, pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, admire the masterpieces at Oulun Taidemuseo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Haukipudas Church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Oulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Oulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Oulu is colder than Dubai - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Oulu

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Haukipudas Church
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta and then contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from Oulu to Lappeenranta takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Imatra
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stroll through Sibelius Monument, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, then stop by Marimekko, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Korkeasaari Zoo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

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Take a train from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
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Rock Church
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Helsinki Cathedral

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