11 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

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11 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Oulu
1
Oulu
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Oulu

7
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Jalavan Kauppa (in Taivalkoski), Kemi Church (in Kemi) and Raahe Museum (in Raahe). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, stroll through Nallikari Beach, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, and see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Oulu trip itinerary maker tool .

In September, daytime highs in Oulu are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, Kemi Church, Rokuan Kansallispuisto, Kierikki Stone Age Centre, Raahe Museum
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Koitelinkoski
Koitelinkoski

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Observatory Hill Park, steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, then look for gifts at Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki holiday builder .

Fly from Oulu to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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