10 days in Central Finland, Northern Ostrobothnia & Helsinki Region Itinerary

10 days in Central Finland, Northern Ostrobothnia & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Jamsa
— 2 nights
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Oulu
— 1 night
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Jamsa

Jamsa ©
Jämsä is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. On the 12th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park and then stop by Vitikkala Manor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, then make a trip to Hoyry Galleria, then admire the landmark architecture of Petajavesi Old Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Keuruu.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jamsa journey site.

Rome, Italy to Jamsa is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Rome in August, expect nights in Jamsa to be a bit cooler, around 12°C, while days are cooler, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Jamsa

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Nightlife

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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach and then walk around Hupisaaret Park.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Oulu trip planner.

You can drive from Jamsa to Oulu in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In August in Oulu, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. On the next day, head outdoors with Karhunkierros.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kuusamo trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Kuusamo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Helsinki Cathedral and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Katajanokka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, examine the collection at Vantaa Art Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Kuusamo in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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