8 days in Helsinki, Turku & Oulu Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki, Turku & Oulu Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Oulu
— 1 night

2
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.
Pack the 5th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and walk around Sibelius Monument.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki holiday maker tool.

Cincinnati, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Cincinnati to Helsinki. In July, Helsinki is slightly colder than Cincinnati - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 7th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenget engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, thensoothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, take in the exciting artwork at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, thenstroll around Ainolan Puisto, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Haukipudas Church, and finally stroll through Nallikari Beach.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Oulu road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Turku to Oulu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Haukipudas Church
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

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