16 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

16 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Munich
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Oulu
— 8 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Munich

8
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Ranua Zoo and Rokuan Kansallispuisto. Explore hidden gems such as Nallikari Beach and Superpark Oulu. Explore Oulu's surroundings by going to Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo), Syote Ski & Nature Resort (in Syote) and Kemi (Perameren Kansallispuisto & Kemi Church). There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, visit a coastal fixture at Marjaniemi Lighthouse, examine the collection at Oulun Automuseo, and explore the activities along Koitelinkoski.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Oulu online trip itinerary maker.

Munich, Germany to Oulu is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Munich in September, you will find days in Oulu are little chillier (15°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kemi, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, Haukipudas Church, Ranua Zoo, Syote Ski & Nature Resort
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Rokuan Kansallispuisto ©
Rokuan Kansallispuisto

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sapokka Water Garden. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Maritime Centre Vellamo (in Kotka), Kokkovuori (Bonfire Mountain) (in Siltakyla) and Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo, Porvoo Old Town, &more). Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), steep yourself in history at The Aalto House, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki journey tool.

You can fly from Oulu to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porvoo, Kotka, Nuuksio National Park, Kokkovuori (Bonfire Mountain)
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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