7 days in Helsinki & Southern Finland Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Southern Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Oulu
Fly:  3 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Southern Finland
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Oulu

6
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Lahti to see Sibelius Hall about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, and look for gifts at Marimekko.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planning tool.

Oulu to Helsinki is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Southern Finland.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sibelius Hall, Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
day
Southern Finland

Southern Finland ©
Home to some of Finland's most vibrant cities, Southern Finland brims with cultural and architectural tourist attractions, plus a quirky and lively nightlife scene.
On the 7th (Wed), get outside with King's Road.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Southern Finland trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Southern Finland takes 1.5 hours. In March in Southern Finland, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Southern Finland

Scenic Drive Outdoors
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King's Road ©
King's Road

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