8 days in Northern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

8 days in Northern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Ostrobothnia trip itinerary planner
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Fly
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Oulu
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Raahe
— 1 night
Drive to Oulu Airport, Fly to Toulouse

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Oulu — 3 nights

Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Outdoors Oulu Oy and Kierikki Stone Age Centre. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral and Kierikkikeskus. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Koitelinkoski, take in the spiritual surroundings of Oulu Cathedral, get your game on at Superpark Oulu, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, University of Oulu.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Oulu trip itinerary maker website.

Toulouse, France to Oulu is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Toulouse in August, with highs in Oulu at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kuusamo.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Fun & Games
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Kuusamo — 3 nights

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Julma Olkky and Wanha Raatesalmi. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rukaland and Jalavan Kauppa. It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre and take a memorable tour with Ruka Safaris Ltd - Day Tours.

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Drive from Oulu to Kuusamo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Raahe.
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Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Wildlife
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Raahe — 1 night

Raahe is a town and municipality of Finland. For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Raahe trip builder app.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Raahe in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will leave for home on the 21st (Sat).
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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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