8 days in Oulu & Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Oulu & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Oulu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Brussels

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Oulu is known for shopping, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Ainolan Puisto, kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and contemplate the waterfront views at Koitelinkoski.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Oulu route planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Oulu is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Oulu is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Brussels in July: highs in Oulu hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Koitelinkoski
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
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Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach

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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Oulu to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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