22 days in Syote, Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

22 days in Syote, Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

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Fly to Kuusamo Airport, Drive to Syote
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Syote
— 4 nights
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Oulu
— 5 nights
Fly
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Helsinki
— 12 nights

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Syote

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

Side Trips

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Oulu

Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Oulu Cathedral and Kauppahalli will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Nallikari Beach and Superpark Oulu. Venture out of the city with trips to The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley (in Tornio), Kierikki Stone Age Centre (in Yli-Ii) and Kemi (Perameren Kansallispuisto & Kemi Church). The adventure continues: stroll around Hupisaaret Park, appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, grab your bike and head to Outdoors Oulu Oy, and take a peaceful walk through Rokuan Kansallispuisto.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Oulu trip planner.

Traveling by car from Syote to Oulu takes 2.5 hours. In August in Oulu, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
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: Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo), Naantali Old Town (in Naantali) and Turku (Turku Biological Museum, Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, &more). Pack the 21st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, admire the masterpieces at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johannes Church.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from Oulu to Helsinki by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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