21 days in Helsinki & Oulu Itinerary

21 days in Helsinki & Oulu Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 9 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Oulu
— 10 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Bengaluru

9
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Turku Cathedral. You'll explore and learn at Turku Castle and Kansallisgalleria. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and steep yourself in history at The Aalto House.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planning site.

Bengaluru, India to Helsinki is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Turku, Finnish Aviation Museum, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum, Nuuksio National Park, Cathedral of Porvoo
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

10
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Kotielainpuisto Arkadia and Hupisaaret Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Oulu Cathedral and Raahe Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Oulu side-trips: The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley (in Tornio), Kemi (Kemi Church & Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery)) and Kierikki Stone Age Centre (in Yli-Ii). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Syote Ski & Nature Resort. There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, admire the masterpieces at Oulun Taidemuseo, see the interesting displays at Oulun Automuseo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Oulu holiday planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Oulu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Oulu to be a bit cooler, temps between -2°C and -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Kemi, Haukipudas Church, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, Raahe Museum, The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
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Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum
Kierikki Stone Age Centre ©
Kierikki Stone Age Centre

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