22 days in Syote, Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

22 days in Syote, Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

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Syote
— 4 nights
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Oulu
— 5 nights
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Helsinki
— 12 nights

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Syote

Syote ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ranua Zoo and Syote National Park. Get in touch with nature at Riisitunturi National Park and Martinselkonen Wilds Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to Korouoma Canyon (in Posio) and Jalavan Kauppa (in Taivalkoski).

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Syote online trip maker.

Helsinki to Syote is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In August, Syote is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Syote

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

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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 Rokuan Kansallispuisto. Oulu Cathedral and Kemi Church will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oulu: Perameren Kansallispuisto (in Kemi), Kierikki Stone Age Centre (in Yli-Ii) and The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley (in Tornio). There's much more to do: walk around Hupisaaret Park, examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Oulu road trip planning app.

Drive from Syote to Oulu in 2.5 hours. August in Oulu sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Rokuan Kansallispuisto ©
Rokuan Kansallispuisto

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Visiting Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Naantali Old Town (in Naantali), Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo) and Turku (Turku Biological Museum, Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, &more). Pack the 21st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Helsinki driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Oulu to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral