15 days in Northern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

15 days in Northern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

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15 days in Northern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

Start: Cebu City, Cebu Island
Fly:  24​h
1
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Taivalkoski
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Oulu
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Kalajoki
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Cebu City, Cebu Island

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Bring the kids along to Kiutakongas Rapids and The Predator Center in Kuusamo. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo online holiday planner .

Cebu City, Philippines to Kuusamo is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cebu City to Kuusamo is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Cebu City in December, expect Kuusamo to be much colder, temps between -5°C and -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Taivalkoski.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©

2
nights
Taivalkoski

Taivalkoski ©
Taivalkoski is a municipality of Finland, it is located in the Province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): stop by Jalavan Kauppa.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Taivalkoski holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Taivalkoski takes an hour. In December in Taivalkoski, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -13°C at night. You will leave for Oulu on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Taivalkoski

Shopping
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Jalavan Kauppa ©
Jalavan Kauppa

5
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Family-friendly places like Nallikari Beach and Hupisaaret Park will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Kierikki Stone Age Centre in Yli-Ii (about 54 minutes away). There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, stroll through Ainolan Puisto, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Oulu Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Oulu trip planner .

You can drive from Taivalkoski to Oulu in 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Oulu when traveling from Taivalkoski in December, with lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kalajoki.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Haukipudas Church, Kierikki Stone Age Centre
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

3
nights
Kalajoki

Kalajoki ©
Kalajoki is a coastal town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. Go for a jaunt from Kalajoki to Raahe to see Raahe Museum about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Maakalla and enjoy some diversion at Jukupark Kalajoki.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kalajoki trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Oulu to Kalajoki in 2 hours. In December in Kalajoki, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -7°C at night. On the 28th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Kalajoki

Outdoors Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Raahe Museum
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Maakalla ©
Maakalla
Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum
Jukupark Kalajoki ©
Jukupark Kalajoki