15 days in Oulu, Joensuu & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Oulu, Joensuu & Helsinki Itinerary

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Oulu
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Joensuu
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Helsinki
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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 18th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Kauppahalli, view the masterpieces at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Gallery Kaikkonen, then examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, and finally stop by Luovon Puoji.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Oulu road trip planning tool.

Dallas, USA to Oulu is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Oulu is 8 hours. Traveling from Dallas in June, things will get cooler in Oulu: highs are around 61°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Oulu

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

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Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church

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Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Visit Utra Beach and Honkaniemi Beach for some beach relaxation. Popular historic sites such as Olavinlinna Castle and Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Lieksa (Pielisen Museum, Neitikoski Rapids, &more), Kerimaki Church (in Kerimaki) and Rapio Mill (in Juva). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Paha-Koli Hill, contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, look for gifts at Taitokortteli, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joensuu Church.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Joensuu trip planning app.

Drive from Oulu to Joensuu in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Joensuu sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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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.
Do your shopping at Market Square Kauppatori and Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Change things up with a short trip to Taidetehdas - Culture and Congress Center in Porvoo (about 50 minutes away). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, explore the wide array of goods at Stockmann Department Store, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Joensuu to Helsinki. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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