21 days in Helsinki & Oulu Itinerary

21 days in Helsinki & Oulu Itinerary

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Turku Castle and Johannes Church. You'll explore and learn at Sinebrychoff Art Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo) and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala). The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, wander the streets of Katajanokka, and learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online itinerary planner.

Bengaluru, India to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Must see
Turku Castle
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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 Kotielainpuisto Arkadia and Rokuan Kansallispuisto. Get a sense of the local culture at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley and Oulu Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Oulu side-trips: Raahe Museum (in Raahe), Kierikki Stone Age Centre (in Yli-Ii) and Kemi (Kemi Church & Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery)). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, visit a coastal fixture at Marjaniemi Lighthouse, look for all kinds of wild species at Outdoors Oulu Oy, and have some family-friendly fun at Oulu Climbing Centre.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Oulu trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Oulu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Oulu hover around -2°C and lows are around -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Raahe Museum ©
History Museum
Raahe Museum
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Kierikki Stone Age Centre ©
Specialty Museum
Kierikki Stone Age Centre
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