12 days in Oulu & Helsinki Region Itinerary

12 days in Oulu & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oulu
— 4 nights
2
Helsinki
— 7 nights

4
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Step out of the city life by going to Koitelinkoski and Nallikari Beach. Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral and Kauppahalli will appeal to history buffs. When in Oulu, make a side trip to see Sampo Icebreaker in Kemi, approximately Kemi away. There's much more to do: stroll around Ainolan Puisto, admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Haukipudas Church, and shop like a local with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Oulu itinerary tool.

Helsinki to Oulu is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. When traveling from Helsinki in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Oulu: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

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

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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

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

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 27:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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