13 days in Helsinki Region & Oulu Itinerary

13 days in Helsinki Region & Oulu Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 8 nights
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Oulu
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as The National Museum of Finland and Kansallisgalleria. Get a sense of the local culture at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and Temppeliaukio Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Heureka (in Vantaa), Porvoo (The Runeberg Home, Pieni Suklaatehdas, &more) and Loviisan kirkko (in Loviisa). Pack the 25th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Mannerheim Museum, wander the streets of Katajanokka, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find out how to plan a trip to Helsinki, use our trip itinerary maker.

Seattle, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Seattle to Helsinki. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in November, with highs in Helsinki at 40°F and lows at 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 21 — 29:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Oulun Automuseo, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu, see the interesting displays at Oulun Taidemuseo, then examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Haukipudas Church. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, get engrossed in the history at Raahe Museum, and then get your game on at Oulu Climbing Centre.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Oulu trip site.

You can fly from Helsinki to Oulu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in November, expect Oulu to be little chillier, temps between 35°F and 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Fun & Games · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 2:
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Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo
Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum
Oulun Taidemuseo ©
Oulun Taidemuseo

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