9 days in Helsinki, Oulu & Kemijarvi Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki, Oulu & Kemijarvi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Oulu
— 2 nights
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Kemijarvi
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

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Edinburgh, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Edinburgh to Helsinki. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Oulu.

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, have some family-friendly fun at Oulu Climbing Centre, examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, then view the masterpieces at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, then pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Ainolan Puisto, examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, then walk around Hupisaaret Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Oulu trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Oulu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Oulu are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kemijarvi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches
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Kemijarvi

Kemijarvi ©
Kemijärvi is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Luosto Adventures. On your second day here, go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kemijarvi journey site.

Drive from Oulu to Kemijarvi in 4 hours. In June in Kemijarvi, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kemijarvi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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