4 days in Helsinki & Oulu Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki & Oulu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Oulu
— 1 night
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Helsinki

— 2 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki attractions planning tool.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Dusseldorf to Helsinki is 1 hour. When traveling from Dusseldorf in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to fly to Oulu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Oulu

— 1 night
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Oulu online visit planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Oulu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Oulu sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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