16 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

16 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

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16 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

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. Get in touch with nature at Nallikari Beach and Perameren Kansallispuisto. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Syote Ski & Nature Resort and Rokuan Kansallispuisto. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oulu: Ranua Zoo (in Ranua), Kemi Church (in Kemi) and Kotielainpuisto Arkadia (in Simo). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Koitelinkoski, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, tee off at Tornio Golf, and walk around Ainolan Puisto.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Oulu travel route planner .

Munich, Germany to Oulu is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Munich to Oulu, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Munich in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Oulu: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kemi, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, Syote Ski & Nature Resort, Ranua Zoo, Haukipudas Church
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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.
Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Kokkovuori (Bonfire Mountain). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Sapokka Water Garden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo, Porvoo Old Town, & more) and Maritime Centre Vellamo (in Kotka). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, test your team's savvy at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planner.

Getting from Oulu to Helsinki by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 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, Kokkovuori (Bonfire Mountain), Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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