5 days in Northern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

5 days in Northern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Ostrobothnia route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Oulu
— 1 day
Drive
2
Rukatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Ahmas
— 1 night
Drive to Oulu Airport, Fly to Denver

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Oulu

— 1 day
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Kauppahalli, and finally pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Oulu trip itinerary maker website.

Denver, USA to Oulu is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Denver to Oulu due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Denver in December: highs in Oulu hover around 28°F, while lows dip to 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rukatunturi.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 18:

Rukatunturi

— 2 nights
On the 18th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Kuusamo Safaris Day Tours, then surround yourself with nature on Era-Susi Huskies - Day Tours, and finally wander the wide-open spaces of Kujala Reindeer Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): hit the slopes at Ruka.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rukatunturi attractions planning website.

You can drive from Oulu to Rukatunturi in 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Oulu in December, with highs in Rukatunturi at 20°F and lows at 7°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Ahmas.

Things to do in Rukatunturi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:

Ahmas

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Rokuan Kansallispuisto.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ahmas tour planning app.

You can drive from Rukatunturi to Ahmas in 4 hours. Traveling from Rukatunturi in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Ahmas: highs are around 28°F and lows about 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ahmas

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 20:
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Northern Ostrobothnia travel guide

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Ski Areas · Beaches · Flea Markets
Northern Ostrobothnia is a region of Finland. It borders the Finnish regions of Lapland, Kainuu, Northern Savonia, Central Finland and Central Ostrobothnia, as well as the Russian Republic of Karelia.

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