8 days in Northern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

8 days in Northern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Ostrobothnia trip planner

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Oulu
— 3 nights
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Kuusamo
— 4 nights
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Oulu

— 3 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: make a trip to Kauppahalli, contemplate the waterfront views at Koitelinkoski, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Outdoors Oulu Oy.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Oulu tour itinerary planner.

Helsinki to Oulu is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. When traveling from Helsinki in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Oulu: temperatures range from 6°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Kuusamo

— 4 nights
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Step out of Kuusamo to go to Juuma and see Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Ruka, admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and trot along with Wanha Raatesalmi.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kuusamo trip planner.

Getting from Oulu to Kuusamo by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Oulu in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kuusamo: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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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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