The city of Oulu is located at the western coast of Finland. Being the fifth largest city in Finland, Oulu offers its visitors plenty of tourist attractions and year-round activities. Oulu is the biggest urban centre in Northern Scandina via and 250.000 citizens are living in the Oulu region. In Oulu region, you can create a versatile vacation by combining urban pleasures with activities in arctic nature. Our historically and culturally significant sites, as well as our comprehensive selection of events, are perfect for visitors of all ages. The center of Oulu is full of nice shopping opportunities with a great accommodation and activity services. Oulu is also well known for its 750 yearly cultural and music events and great restaurants. In Oulu region you can admire the Rokua Geopark's landscape, moulded by the ice age or visit the fells of Syöte. The Liminka Bay Visitor Centre is an excellent place for observing the birds. The activities of Kalajoki holiday resort and foaming rapids of Kiiminki will be within your reach. The resorts in the region offer plenty to experience for several days.
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