11 days in Northern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

11 days in Northern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oulu
— 5 nights
2
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
3
Raahe
— 1 night

5
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Change things up with a short trip to Kierikki Stone Age Centre in Yli-Ii (about 54 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, and get your game on at Oulu Climbing Centre.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Oulu online day trip planner.

Orlando, USA to Oulu is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Orlando in December, expect Oulu to be much colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Koitelinkoski, Kierikki Stone Age Centre, Haukipudas Church
Highlights from your plan
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Oulu Cathedral ©
Oulu Cathedral
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Step out of Kuusamo with an excursion to Jalavan Kauppa in Taivalkoski--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka, explore by horseback at Nurminiemen ratsutila/riding stables, wander the wide-open spaces of Kujala Reindeer Farm, and explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Kuusamo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Oulu in December, expect Kuusamo to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Raahe.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Jalavan Kauppa
Highlights from your plan
Ruka ©
Ruka
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

1
night
Raahe

Raahe
Raahe is a town and municipality of Finland. For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Raahe day trip planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Raahe in 4 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kuusamo in January since evenings lows in Raahe dip to °F. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Raahe

Museums