7 days in Rovaniemi & Oulu Itinerary

7 days in Rovaniemi & Oulu Itinerary

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Start: Rovaniemi
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Oulu
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
End: Rovaniemi

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Arktikum make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Ranua to see Ranua Zoo about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, and have fun at Santa Claus Office.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary app.

In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

3
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and finally walk around Ainolan Puisto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Oulun Taidemuseo, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, and then get curious at Tietomaa.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Oulu trip maker site.

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in December: high temperatures in Oulu hover around -2°C and lows are around -9°C. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Tietomaa ©
Tietomaa
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

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