7 days in Helsinki & Oulu Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Oulu Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki & Oulu Itinerary

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

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Kirkkonummi to see Hirsala Golf about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take a stroll through Katajanokka, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Helsinki. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Hirsala Golf
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Hirsala Golf ©
Hirsala Golf
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): stroll through Nallikari Beach, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu, and then pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, then stroll through Ainolan Puisto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oulu Cathedral, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Oulu online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Helsinki to Oulu by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in April, expect Oulu to be slightly colder, temps between 5°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Botanical Garden, University of Oulu ©

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