6 days in Helsinki Region, Vaasa & Oulu Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki Region, Vaasa & Oulu Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive
2
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Oulu
— 2 nights
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Helsinki

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the striking features of Old Customs House, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip site.

Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Vaasa

— 2 nights
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 13th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, then make a splash at Tropiclandia, then examine the collection at Terranova, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Vaasa trip maker tool.

You can fly from Helsinki to Vaasa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. July in Vaasa sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Theme Parks
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Oulu

— 2 nights
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Oulu is known for shopping, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Hupisaaret Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Oulu trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Vaasa to Oulu by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. July in Oulu sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Wildlife
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