19 days in Oulu, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

19 days in Oulu, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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Oulu
— 5 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 10 nights
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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 Haukipudas Church and Kauppahalli. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hupisaaret Park and Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo. Venture out of the city with trips to Kemi (Kemi Church & Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery)) and Tornio (The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley & Tornio Church). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Oulun Automuseo, get outside with Superpark Oulu, and engage your brain at Tietomaa.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Oulu trip itinerary app.

Vancouver, Canada to Oulu is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Oulu is 10 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in September; daily highs in Oulu reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Specialty Museum
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo
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Kemi Church ©
Architectural Building
Kemi Church
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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park, then make a trip to Archangel Michael's church, and then stroll around Kupittaa Park. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, examine the collection at Turku Biological Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Vepsa Island.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Turku takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or fly; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

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St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel ©
Architectural Building
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mannerheim Museum and Kallio Church. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa), Evo Hiking Area (in Hameenlinna) and Holy Cross Church (in Parola). Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Pack the 30th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, admire the masterpieces at Design Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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