7 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Oulu
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Oulu


Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 22nd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, then walk around Hupisaaret Park, and then pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Oulu. In February, daytime highs in Oulu are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Toripolliisi ©


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.
Attractions like Korkeasaari Zoo and Aurinkolahti Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Do your shopping at Old Market Hall and Kamppi Shopping Centre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sibelius Hall (in Lahti). Pack the 24th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, admire the striking features of Pohjolan toimitalo, and look for gifts at Marimekko.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

You can fly from Oulu to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Oulu in February: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 0°C and lows are around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Side Trips

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