Oulu – Capital of Northern Scandinavia
Oulu is an attractive gateway to northern nature and urban culture. The surrounding Arctic marine environment, unique events and diverse shopping opportunities create the backdrop for a visit filled with special experiences in Oulu.
Today, the city of more than 200,000 people is a northern beacon for thousands of Finnish and international tourists. Oulu, also known as a city of technology, is Finland’s fifth largest in terms of population. Every year, Oulu hosts many of Finland’s largest music festivals and art events, which makes the city a strong candidate for the European Capital of Culture in 2026.
You can come and enjoy Oulu conveniently by train, bus or by flying to Finland’s second busiest airport.