6 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

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Oulu
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Helsinki
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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 trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, grab your bike and head to Outdoors Oulu Oy, appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, and contemplate the waterfront views at Koitelinkoski.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Oulu planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Oulu is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, Oulu is a bit cooler than Amsterdam - with highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

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Helsinki

— 3 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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Oulu to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Oulu in October: highs in Helsinki hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
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