8 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Oulu & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oulu
— 1 night
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights

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 5th (Sat): kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, thenpause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, thensee the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and finally walk around Ainolan Puisto. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park, thensee the interesting displays at Oulun Taidemuseo, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Oulu Climbing Centre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Haukipudas Church.

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Paphos, Cyprus to Oulu is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Paphos in January, things will get colder in Oulu: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Haukipudas Church
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Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Mannerheim Museum and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). Pack the 8th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Design Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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Traveling by flight from Oulu to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Oulu in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Helsinki, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Arboretum Mustila
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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