8 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  19​h
1
Oulu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Denver

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. When in Oulu, make a side trip to see Raahe Museum in Raahe, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, enjoy some diversion at Tietomaa, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Oulu tour builder website .

Denver, USA to Oulu is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 9 hours. When traveling from Denver in June, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Oulu: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Raahe Museum
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Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

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.
Pack the 19th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip tool .

You can fly from Oulu to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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