From snowy fells to the frozen sea

Feel free in the open space of the icy shores of the Bothnian Bay. Get into full speed on the snowy slopes of the Syöte fell area. 

Oulu

Combine winter activities on the frozen sea with the facilities of the city of Oulu. From Oulu, it’s easy to make day trips to other winter destinations.

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Syöte

Finland’s southernmost fell area, Syöte, is just a few hours away from the sea. In the winter time Syöte is extremely snow sure, so you can experience the Finnish winter on skis, snowboard, and snowshoes. How about getting on a sleigh pulled by reindeer or huskies?

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Which is faster?

A snowboard ride down the fell, or kite surfing on the frozen sea?

 

Hailuoto

You can cross the frozen sea to Hailuoto island by ferry or, when the ice is thick enough, by car.  Either way, it’ll be a trip to remember! For that, and many more reasons, Hailuoto is one of the best frozen sea destinations in Finland.

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Liminka

Liminka is known for its birds but this sea side destination is also a good place to get active. Explore the frozen shores on a fat bike or skis!

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Kempele

Just a short drive from the Oulu airport, Kempele is a handy destination. It’s easy to find a fun winter activity in this small-size, friendly town.

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Raahe

Imagine walking in the great nothingness of the frozen sea. There’s no experience that compares! Try it in Raahe, where you can also learn about the role the icy sea has played in the history of the area.

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Ii

The quaint little town of Ii is a lovely destination with diverse nature and waterways, offering memorable winter experiences. Enjoy outdoor activities like ice fishing, coffee made over a campfire, or try the traditional Finnish ice sleigh carousel!

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Choose your favourites along the Pohjola route!

Seafood pasta.

Bistoria Iso-Syöte

Pudasjärvi
Group of friends playing Oulu city adventure.

Adventure Game: Rock The City Oulu

Oulu

Equipment maintenance at the rental shop

Syöte
Beach of Kylmäniemi Raahe

Kylmäniemi Beach

Raahe
Northern lights.

Restaurant Nallikari

Oulu
Koiravaljakko

Husky Spin

Oulu
Winter swimmer in Tuira beach.

Splash-tastic water activities in Oulu

Oulu
Santa's Resort&Spa Hotel Sani Kalajoki

Santa's Resort&Spa Hotel Sani

Kalajoki
kennel visit

Visit to the Home of Huskies

Oulu
In a quiet Vihaslahti area yo can spot many species of birds and animals.

The Vihaslahti bird tower and nature reserve

Kalajoki

Winter activities for groups

Syöte

Iso-Syöte Snow World

Syöte
Snowboarding in Finland

Snowboard / Ski Experience Under the Candle Trees

Syöte
Old granaries of the market square during winter.

Oulu Market Square

Oulu
Kuusisaari recreation park in winter.

Kuusisaari Recreation Park

Oulu
Hotel Iso-Syöte Moottorikelkkasafari

Winter Weekly Programme

Syöte

Husky sledding crash course

Oulu
Floating Cafe.

Koivuranta Floating Cafe

Oulu
Hiihtokeskus Iso-Syöte lumilautailu

Winter season lift passes

Syöte
Pikisaari scenery in winter.

Wooden old town in Pikisaari Island

Oulu
In Syöte you can spend a winter day skiing or doing other winter sports.

Skibus from Oulu to Syöte

Syöte
Syötteen Eräpalvelut Huskysafarit husky

Syöte husky safaris

Syöte

Iso-Syöte Ski School: Private lessons

Syöte
Tasku island and historical daymark in the summer

The Tasku Island Daymark in Raahe Archipelago

Raahe

Rental equipment: Skiing and snowboarding

Syöte
Tasku island and historical daymark in the summer - Raahe Archipelago

Raahe Archipelago

Raahe
Cycling in Köykkyri

Köykkyri recreation area

Kempele
Villa Kalajoki

Villa Kalajoki

Kalajoki
Mies pilkkimässä

Father-child fishing trip at Rokua

Rokua
Lobby

Airport Hotel Oulu

Kempele
Sarkkiranta sports centre

Sarkkiranta sports centre

Kempele

Ice fishing for perch on the frozen Bothnian Bay

Ii
Ice fishing at Bothnian bay

Ice fishing with huskies

Oulu

Iso-Syöte Ski School: Group lessons

Syöte
Pilkkiretki Oulun Nallikarissa 1

Ice fishing in Nallikari, Oulu

Oulu
SUP paddling with dog at Pikkulahti Raahe

Pikkulahti Beach and Outdoors

Raahe
Winter wishing in Oulujoki delta area.

Go fishing in Oulu around the year

Oulu
South Lapland Winter Experience - two day's husky tour

South Lapland Winter Experience

Syöte
Hiking in Syöte

Syöte Hiking Trails

Syöte

Arctic Ice Paddling

Kalajoki
Kahvilan takassa tuli

Pytky Cafe & Parttio Bistro

Syöte
Snowboarding and skiing at Iso-Syöte

Ski Resort Iso-Syöte

Syöte
Winter biking in Oulu.

Oulu loves biking

Oulu
Mies talvisessa maisemassa

Backcountry skiing in Rokua

Rokua
Winter scenery of river delta.

Gems of the Oulu River estuary

Oulu
Northern lights abowe the Nallikari lighthouse.

Nallikari Lighthouse

Oulu

Skinbased skiing trip in Syöte National Park

Pudasjärvi
Iso-Kraaseli daymark and sail sheds

The Iso-Kraaseli Island Daymark in Raahe Archipelago

Raahe
Pekkatori square in old town raahe through a window with flowers

Old Town Raahe

Raahe
Nallikari beach covered with ice and snow.

Hietasaari recreational area

Oulu
Polliisi in the winter.

Oulu Market Square Policeman statue

Oulu

The slopes of Pikku-Syöte

Pudasjärvi

Anna's Day Celebration in Old Raahe

Raahe
Skating on the on the frozen sea in Kempele

Tour skating or skiing at the frozen sea in Vihiluoto

Kempele
Welcome!

Nallikari Bakery & Bistro

Oulu

Rent skinbased skis

Pudasjärvi
Nallikari beach in winter.

Nallikari – the Riviera of the North

Oulu