13 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

13 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

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1
Oulu
— 3 nights
2
Helsinki
— 9 nights

3
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Oulu Cathedral and Haukipudas Church. Bring the kids along to Nallikari Beach and Toripolliisi. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Hupisaaret Park, browse the different shops at Ideapark Oulu, and get curious at Tietomaa.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Oulu trip itinerary builder website.

London, UK to Oulu is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in July, expect nights in Oulu to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Haukipudas Church
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church

9
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.
Relax by the water at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Serena Water Park) and Kokonniemi (in Porvoo). Pack the 25th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki route planner.

Fly from Oulu to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Kokonniemi
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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