7 days in Northern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

7 days in Northern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Ostrobothnia trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Kuusamo Airport, Drive to Rukatunturi
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Rukatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Oulu
— 4 nights
Fly

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Rukatunturi

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): hit the slopes at Ruka, then stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and then soothe aching muscles at Rukaland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an exotic tour of Kuusamo Safaris Day Tours and then get a dose of the wild on Era-Susi Huskies - Day Tours.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rukatunturi tour planner.

London, UK to Rukatunturi is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Rukatunturi is 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from London in January: high temperatures in Rukatunturi hover around -11°C and lows are around -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Rukatunturi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip

Oulu

— 4 nights
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Oulu is known for shopping, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, and stroll through Nallikari Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Oulu tour planner.

Getting from Rukatunturi to Oulu by car takes about 3 hours. In January, Oulu is somewhat warmer than Rukatunturi - with highs of -7°C and lows of -14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
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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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