5 days in Helsinki & Oulu Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Oulu Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Oulu
— 1 night

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): make a trip to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Oulu trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Helsinki to Oulu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August in Oulu, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

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