4 days in Helsinki & Oulu Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki & Oulu Itinerary

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4 days in Helsinki & Oulu Itinerary

Start: Kuopio
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Oulu
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Kuopio

1
night
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): wander the streets of Katajanokka, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary tool .

Kuopio to Helsinki is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, then identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, then examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and finally examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, then experience the excitement of Oulu Climbing Centre, and then make a trip to Kierikkikeskus.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Oulu road trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Oulu by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in November, things will get a bit cooler in Oulu: highs are around 1°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kierikkikeskus ©
Kierikkikeskus

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