8 days in Northern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

8 days in Northern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

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8 days in Northern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
Fly + Drive:  16​h 30​min
1
Raahe
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Oulu
— 4 nights
3
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Cardiff

1
day
Raahe

Raahe ©
Raahe is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Raahe Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Raahe trip planner .

Cardiff, UK to Raahe is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cardiff to Raahe. In September, Raahe is a bit cooler than Cardiff - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Raahe

Museums
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Raahe Museum ©
Raahe Museum

4
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Tietomaa and Kierikki Stone Age Centre will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kauppahalli and Oulu Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, view the masterpieces at Atelier Gallery Kaikkonen, walk around Ainolan Puisto, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Oulu online day trip planner .

Getting from Raahe to Oulu by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kierikki Stone Age Centre
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Kierikki Stone Age Centre ©
Kierikki Stone Age Centre

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Kiutakongas Rapids, explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, and then hit the slopes at Ruka.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Kuusamo trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Oulu to Kuusamo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids