8 days in Oulu, Jyvaskyla & Tampere Itinerary

8 days in Oulu, Jyvaskyla & Tampere Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oulu
— 2 nights
2
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 2 nights

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hupisaaret Park and Kauppahalli. Take a break from Oulu with a short trip to Raahe Museum in Raahe, about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: get curious at Tietomaa, examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, admire the masterpieces at Oulun Taidemuseo, and have some family-friendly fun at Oulu Climbing Centre.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Oulu holiday planning website.

London, UK to Oulu is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Oulu. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Oulu hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Raahe Museum
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Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Botanical Garden, University of Oulu ©
Botanical Garden, University of Oulu

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Petajavesi Old Church, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, then stop by Punnitse & Saasta, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Oulu to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Petajavesi Old Church, Leivonmaki National Park
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Room Escape Games
The Craft Museum of Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Tampere City Library, Metso, step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, then get your game on at PortaaliVR, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere tour itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Tampere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas

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