7 days in Helsinki, Oulu & Tampere Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki, Oulu & Tampere Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly
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Oulu
— 1 night
Train
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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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: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki vacation builder.

Omaha, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Omaha in February, you will find days in Helsinki are a bit cooler (33°F), and nights are a bit warmer (26°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Oulu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 21:

Oulu

— 1 night
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, grab your bike and head to Outdoors Oulu Oy, and then see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Oulu online journey maker.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Oulu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in February, expect Oulu to be little chillier, temps between 27°F and 17°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

Historic Sites · Museums · Trails · Parks
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Tampere

— 2 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): test the waters at Tullin Sauna, then examine the collection at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, and then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere holiday builder site.

Take a train from Oulu to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°F in February, and nighttime lows around 21°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Spas
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