The best of Finnish nature – Nature sights in Oulu

Oulu boasts a variety of nature sights, from water systems to swamps and forests. Choose your favourite or enjoy it all!

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Koiteli rapids area in summer. Blue water flowing between rocks. Foreground green grass on the bank. Background green spruces.

Minivan Trip to Koiteli Rapids

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Yellow Oulu Cathedral church tower against blue sky in summer.

Oulu Quickly Walking Tour

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Tähtitorni cafe winter.

Tähtitorni Observation Tower

Oulu

Go Arctic activities - Northern Lights

Oulu
Pilpasuo nature scenery.

Pilpasuo protected area and nature trails

Oulu
Skiers on sea ice.

Virpiniemi recreational area

Oulu
Statue with light snow cover.

Oulu Market Square Policeman statue

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Sea Oulu Water Taxi

Sea Oulu Water Taxi

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Rantakortteli block in winter.

Historical Rantakortteli blocks of Oulu

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Oulu city reflection in the water at the night time.

The reflecting pools of Oulu

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Go Arctic activities - Stories from Oulu

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Northern lights abowe the Nallikari lighthouse.

Nallikari Lighthouse

Oulu
Mourunki lake

Mourunki lake

Oulu
People resting in Finnish woods

Nature Power from a forest in Sanginjoki - Naturest Oy

Oulu
Farmyard. A red log building in the background.

Turkansaari Open Air Museum

Oulu
Ilmakuva, iso hirsirakennus lammen rannalla, metsäisessä maisemassa, taustalla joki.

Kierikki Stone Age Center

Oulu

Winter Forest Adventure in the Dark

Oulu
Row of pastel colored houses in Raksila with autumn foliage.

Pastel-coloured wooden Raksila

Oulu

Go Arctic group activities - Traditional games

Oulu
A person in front of big OULU letters.

Hupisaaret Islands city park

Oulu
people laughing and listening to storytelling at a fantasy tavern

Spirits of Hearth and Home - Tonttu in Finnish Folklore

Oulu
Oulu cathedral in Oulu city.

Oulu Cathedral

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Winter biking in Oulu.

Oulu loves biking

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Lomakoti Onnela

Family autumn vacation: Break from everyday life

Oulu
Sea Oulu Charter Cruise at Sea

Sea Oulu Charter Cruise

Oulu
fatbiking is nice summer activity

Fatbike Tour in Oulu

Oulu
Fish tern at Bothnian bay

Experience the wonders of the Finnish nature

Oulu
kayaking is the best outdoor activity on summer time

Bay of Bothnia by Kayak in Oulu

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Toripolliisi statue in the Oulu Market Square.

Top 5 attractions in Oulu!

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Pilkkiretki Oulun Nallikarissa 1

Ice fishing in Nallikari, Oulu

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Lapsi tekee tehtävää metsässä

Forest Nature School in Sanginjoki - Naturest Oy

Oulu
Nallikari beach in winter.

Nallikari – the Riviera of the North

Oulu
The white lighthouse in Hailuoto Marjaniemi against the blue sky.

Minivan Trip to Hailuoto

Oulu
Kahvihetki talvisessa maisemassa

Winter experiences in Sanginjoki - Naturest Oy

Oulu
Lomakoti Onnela

Seniors' vacation: Break from everyday life

Oulu

Arctic Edu-Tech - Workshops and experiences in Oulu area

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Winter Forest Adventure in Oulu

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Greenhouses Romeo ja Julia.

Botanical Garden of the University of Oulu

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Yellow Oulu Cathedral church tower against blue sky in summer.

Oulu Quickly Walking Tour

Oulu
Kuusisaari recreation park in winter.

Kuusisaari Recreation Park

Oulu
Turkansaari museum church.

Turkansaari Museum Church

Oulu
Team Path

Go Arctic group activities - Team Path

Oulu
Heimopäällikkö Go Arctic

Go Arctic group activities - The Head of Tribe

Oulu
Kuusiluoto presents heritage of wood building in Finland.

Many layers of history in Kuusiluoto

Oulu
Winter SUP boarding in Mustasalmi.

Paddling on the Oulujoki river delta and at sea

Oulu
Yrttiaitta

Northern Finland food experience

Oulu
Walking tour with a local guide

Guided walking tours in Oulu

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Go Arctic group activities - Heptathlon

Oulu
group on the ice

Traditional Icefishing at Oulu

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Go Arctic activities - Snowshoe / gliding snowshoe trip

Oulu
Arctic wolf and Auroras - Wolf photographing in winter

Arctic Wolf & Auroras

Oulu
Ice fishing at Bothnian bay

Ice fishing with huskies

Oulu
Ryhmä lumikenkäilijöitä kulkee jonossa lumisessa metsässä. / A group of snowshoers walking in a line in snowy forest. Kuva: Harri Tarvainen.

Sanginjoki Nature Reserve

Oulu

Go Arctic group activities - Traditional tar olympics

Oulu
Inside Oulujoki church.

Oulujoki Church

Oulu
The old red wooden church in Turkansaari in summer. Foreground green grass, background green birch trees.

Minivan Trip to Turkansaari Open Air Museum

Oulu
Market hall in winter.

Oulu Market Hall

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SUPping is nice summer activity

Bay of Bothnia by SUP (Stand Up Paddling) in Oulu

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The white lighthouse in Hailuoto Marjaniemi against the blue sky.

Minivan Trip to Hailuoto

Oulu
Mustasalmi Oulu 1

Kayaking safari to River Oulu delta

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Nallikari beach covered with ice and snow.

Hietasaari recreational area

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View of red buildings in the harbour.

Traditional Fishing Harbour Kiviniemi

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Have a fun ride in city train Kompiainen.

City Train Kompiainen

Oulu

Go Arctic group activities - Koiteli Team Path

Oulu
Old wooden houses in Karjasilta.

Wooden Karjasilta from the reconstruction era

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Christmas lights at the market square.

Oulu Market Square

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skin based skis

Winter Wonderland by skinbased skis at Oulu

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Toripoliisi Statue 1

Sightseeing of Oulu on Mountain Bikes

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Hot Air Balloon Flight for group 4-12pax

Oulu
Tourist info sign in winter in front of Toripolliisi

Oulu Tourist Information Office

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Scottish fountain in front of Oulu City Hall in summer. Background Oulu Cathedral and clear blue sky.

Guided Bike Tour from Nallikari to Oulu City Center

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Koiteli rapids area in summer. Blue water flowing between rocks. Foreground green grass on the bank. Background green spruces.

Minivan Trip to Koiteli Rapids

Oulu
Rock The City Adventure Game

Rock The City Oulu

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Kaksi alamäkipyöräilijää Rusko Bike Parkissa ajamassa helppoa reittiä alaspäin.

Rusko Bike Park

Oulu
Winter wishing in Oulujoki delta area.

Go fishing in Oulu around the year

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Ryhmä tekee tehtävää suon reunalla

Nature-based recreation days for work communities - Naturest Oy

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The old red wooden church in Turkansaari in summer. Foreground green grass, background green birch trees.

Minivan Trip to Turkansaari Open Air Museum

Oulu
Pikisaari scenery in winter.

Wooden old town in Pikisaari Island

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Varjakka island fire station.

Varjakka industrial heritage site and nature trail

Oulu
A family looking at the scale model of a sailing ship.

Northern Ostrobothnia Museum

Oulu
Piispanletto Rajahauta nature trail.

Letonniemi protected area and nature trail

Oulu