5 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Oulu
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Budapest

1
day
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Haukipudas Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ainolan Puisto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Oulu Cathedral.

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Budapest, Hungary to Oulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Budapest to Oulu, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Budapest in October, with highs in Oulu at 6°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Haukipudas Church
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

3
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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Pack the 28th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner .

You can fly from Oulu to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Oulu in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 10°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 28:
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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