The autumn colours light up your soul

Northern nature, unbelievably beautiful in its autumn foliage, takes your breath away with its warm colours. Choose the perfect nature destinations for you and escape the ordinary on a colourful autumn route. An autumn foliage themed holiday on the Pohjola route will keep your heart warm for long.

A route to autumn colours

Choose from the ready-made outdoor routes and create your own autumn foliage themed route for the best possible autumn experience in northern nature.

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Find sleep in the middle of nature

An autumn colour themed route wouldn’t be perfect without just the right accommodation – close to nature. A cabin or a camping site, which do you prefer?

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Go Arctic group activities - Heptathlon

Oulu

Your Digital Guide to Raahe Glopas

Raahe

Gym at KIDE Hotel

Syöte

Arkkukari Allotment Garden

Raahe
KIDE hotellilla pyöräilijöitä Iso-Syötteellä

Summer activities for groups

Pudasjärvi

Geocaching in Ii

Ii
Pariskunta lumikenkäilemässä

Snowshoeing in Rokua

Rokua
A boulder resembling a pulpit in Alpua Raahe

The Alpua Church Stone

Raahe
Seafood pasta.

Bistoria Iso-Syöte

Pudasjärvi
China Girl

Sight-Skiing

Kemi
Floating Cafe.

Koivuranta Floating Cafe

Oulu
Pikisaari scenery in winter.

Wooden old town in Pikisaari Island

Oulu
Oulujärvellä on upeita melontapaikkoja.

On the Traces of the Ice Age - Lake Oulujärvi

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

Minivan Trip to Hailuoto

Oulu
Maaginen suppalampi Rokuan kansallispuistossa.

On The Traces Of The Ice Age - Ridges Of Rokua

Rokua

Environmental Art Park

Ii

Lähde! wellness art park

Ii
People resting in Finnish woods

Nature Power from a forest in Sanginjoki - Naturest Oy

Oulu
Snow mobile safari

Forest Experience by Snowmobiles

Kemi

Winter Forest Adventure in the Dark

Oulu
Boreal bird and wildlife tour - brown bear

Boreal Bird & Wildlife Photographing Tour

Syöte
Syvyydenkaivo

Syvyydenkaivo, "the Well of the Depths"

Utajärvi

Skywalk rooftop terrace

Syöte
Retkeilijä hiihtää umpihangessa metsässä. Ympärillä puita ja aurinko paistaa takaa. / A hiker skis in the dead end of the forest. There are trees all around and the sun is shining from behind. Kuva: Eeva Mäkinen

Rokua National Park

Rokua

Jakkukylä suspension bridge and Purusaari

Ii
Statue with light snow cover.

Oulu Market Square Policeman statue

Oulu
montta, oulujoki, muhos

Active camping Montta

Muhos

SUP boards for amazing water adventures in Ii

Ii
Yellow Oulu Cathedral church tower against blue sky in summer.

Oulu Quickly Walking Tour

Oulu
Ice Jump

Icetrek to Kemi History

Kemi
Welcome!

Nallikari Bakery & Bistro

Oulu

Frozen Iijoki River and Sea Experienced from a Snowmobile Sleigh

Ii
Heimopäällikkö Go Arctic

Go Arctic group activities - The Head of Tribe

Oulu

Go Arctic activities - Northern Lights

Oulu

Winter Forest Adventure in Oulu

Oulu

Go Arctic group activities - Inhouse Derby

Oulu

Traditional Net Fishing Trip in Ii and Lunch

Ii
teltta-alue, camping

Ailasto Camping and Caravan Park

Hailuoto
Paintball Värikuulasota Oulu Action Park

Paintball

Oulu
fatbiking is nice summer activity

Fatbike Tour in Oulu

Oulu
Hiking trip Sea Lapland

Hiking Trip to the Colourful Mire Reserve

Kemi

Syöte Visitor Center cottage

Pudasjärvi

Northern lights hunting by car in Syöte

Pudasjärvi

Children's Birthday Party by Boat, Fishing

Ii
Hovercraft side pic

Hovercraft in the Bothnian Bay archipelago, Seadventures

Kemi
SUPping is nice summer activity

Bay of Bothnia by SUP (stand up paddling) in Raahe

Raahe
Icebreaker Sampo & snowmobiles

Sampo Icebreaker Cruise

Kemi
Pyhäluodon uimarannalla Pyhäjoella

Pyhäluoto Beach

Pyhäjoki
View from the northern side, Hourunkoski rapids and fish steps in Pyhäjoki

Koskipuisto Park

Pyhäjoki
Lapland-Welcome-Aurora-Borealis

Northern Lights Aurora Tour

Kemi
Montta treasure hunt luontopakopeli

Montta treasure hunt - nature escape

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

South Lapland Winter Experience

Syöte
Nainen hiihtää ladulla husky-koiran kanssa. Taustalla luminen metsä ja sininen taivas. / A woman is skiing on a piste with a gray husky dog. In the background you can see a snowy forest and a blue sky. Kuva:Annu Tuohiluoto

Syöte National Park

Pudasjärvi
Grandma's cottage

Farm accommodation

Hailuoto
Hotel Iso-Syöte Snowshoe Safari Views

Snowshoe safari

Syöte
A person in front of big OULU letters.

Hupisaaret Islands city park

Oulu
Jennamaria at sea

Raahe Archipelago Cruises

Raahe
Mustasalmi Oulu 1

Kayaking safari to River Oulu delta

Oulu
Fish tern at Bothnian bay

Experience the wonders of the Finnish nature

Oulu
Bar and Cafeteria. Coffee to go. Hailuoto brewery beers from the bar. Alcohol licence. Meeting, weddings, and events.

Ailasto Cafeteria and local product shop

Hailuoto
Lapsi tekee tehtävää metsässä

Forest Nature School in Sanginjoki - Naturest Oy

Oulu
Visit Hailuoto, Hailuoto, Information point, info, Hailuodon Elinkeinotoimijat ry

Visit Hailuoto, Information point

Hailuoto
Ice cup drinks

IceRestaurant365

Kemi
Lapland-Welcome-ice-fishing

Snowshoe Trip for Ice Fishing from Kemi

Kemi
Piispanletto Rajahauta nature trail.

Letonniemi protected area and nature trail

Oulu
Alanko-old-cowhouse-Happy-family

Winter Holiday for Family, Package

Kemi
kayaking is the best outdoor activity on summer time

Bay of Bothnia by Kayak in Oulu

Oulu
Marjaniemi lighthouse

Marjaniemi Lighthouse

Hailuoto

Active Cast Fishing with a Professional Fisherman in Ii

Ii

Hotel Liminka Bay

Liminka
Tasku island and historical daymark in the summer

The Tasku Island Historical Daymark in Raahe Archipelago

Raahe
View from bird tower

Liminka Bay: Guided visit to birdtower

Liminka
Nallikari beach in winter.

Nallikari – the Riviera of the North

Oulu
Varjakka island fire station.

Varjakka industrial heritage site and nature trail

Oulu

Hietamaa Beach and Recreation Center

Siikajoki
Liukulumikenkäretki Marjaniemi, Hailuoto

Sliding snowshoe tours

Hailuoto
Kayaking Sea Lapland

Get Familiar with the Bothnian Sea by Kayak

Kemi
Isosilta bridge in summer.

Historical Eteläkylä Isosilta Bridge

Pyhäjoki
Cycling in Köykkyri

Köykkyri recreation area

Kempele
Bird-watching tower in Vihiluoto. Kempele, Finland

Vihiluoto beach and bird watching area

Kempele

Family-friendly boat fishing trip in Ii

Ii
Iso-Kraaseli daymark and sail sheds

The Iso-Kraaseli Island Historical Daymark in Raahe Archipelago

Raahe

Go Arctic group activities - Traditional tar olympics

Oulu
Pilot's hut and historical daymark on Iso-Kraaseli island Raahe archipelago

Iso-Kraaseli Island and Guest Berth

Raahe
Meetings, weddings, parties and events.

Event and meeting place

Hailuoto
SnowCastle Resort in Autumn

Seaside Glass Villas

Kemi
CanAm Outlander MAX 570 XU+

ATV Rental

Pudasjärvi
Ryhmä tekee tehtävää suon reunalla

Nature-based recreation days for work communities (Sanginjoki, Rokua) - Naturest Oy

Oulu
Nuotiossa palaa tuli

Ämmä - Äijä Island

Raahe

All Inclusive Fishing Day in Ii

Ii
Vene rannassa Ulkopauhan saaressa Raahessa

Ulkopauha Island

Raahe
Liukulumikengät rokua geopark

Skinbased Ski Rental in Rokua Geopark area

Muhos
Kuusisaari recreation park in winter.

Kuusisaari Recreation Park

Oulu
Oulu city reflection in the water at the night time.

The reflecting pools of Oulu

Oulu
Fatbike Montta

STORY OF THE RIVER – adventure in Oulujoki

Muhos

Rent a Canoe or Kayak in Syöte

Syöte
Sea Oulu Water Taxi

Sea Oulu Water Taxi

Oulu
Lapland-Welcome-snowmobile-safari

Snowmobile Safari in the Forest

Kemi
Christmas lights at the market square.

Oulu Market Square

Oulu
Ruovikon takana on rakennus, jossa on torni.  Behind the beach grass is a building with a tower.

Liminka Bay Visitor Centre

Liminka
Kahvihetki talvisessa maisemassa

Winter experiences in Sanginjoki - Naturest Oy

Oulu
Northern lights.

Restaurant Nallikari

Oulu

Rumala-Kuvaja-Oudonrimmet mire area, Vaala

Vaala
Keskiniemi beacon tower in Autumn

Keskiniemi Beacon Tower

Hailuoto

Paddle kayak

Rokua
Winter biking in Oulu.

Oulu loves biking

Oulu
Sup-lautailu Oulujärvi

Paddling in Rokua Geopark

Muhos
View of red buildings in the harbour.

Traditional Fishing Harbour Kiviniemi

Oulu

Oolanti nature trail in Vatunki

Ii
Oulujoki on Suomen 7. suurin joki.

On The Traces Of The Ice Age - The Oulujoki River Valley

Muhos
Winter wishing in Oulujoki delta area.

Go fishing in Oulu around the year

Oulu
Lobby

Airport Hotel Oulu

Kempele

Kastelli Giant's Church

Raahe

Arctic Edu-Tech - Workshops and experiences in Oulu area

Oulu
Fatbike mäntyä vasten metsästyssä

Fatbike rental in Rokua

Rokua
Hotel Iso-Syöte Lumikenkävuokraus

Equipment rental

Syöte

Go Arctic activities - Canoeing trip at river Oulujoki or Kiiminkijoki

Oulu
Lomakoti Onnela

Seniors' vacation: Break from everyday life

Oulu
Lepohetki talvisessa maisemassa

Winter experiences in Rokua - Naturest Oy

Utajärvi
Old Town Raahe advent calendar window

Old Town Raahe Advent Calendar

Raahe
Clear sunshiny summer day in Raahe Archipelago

Raahe Archipelago

Raahe

Guided Standup Paddle Boarding Trip to the Ii river and Bothnian Bay

Ii
Mökki sijaitsee saaressa

Kalla Island and Guest Berth

Raahe
Snowboarding and skiing at Iso-Syöte

Ski Resort Iso-Syöte

Syöte
Pariskunta kävelee talvisessa maisemassa Kaukonrannassa, kuvassa myös koira.

Kaukonranta Old Fishing Banks

Pyhäjoki
SUPping is nice summer activity

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

Oulu
Birdwatching tower at Liminka Bay and people watching the birds.

Geocaching in Liminka

Liminka
Kemi-snowcastle-wall

Mini Holiday in Sea Lapland, Package

Kemi
Lapsi ja tehtäviä metsässä

Forest Nature School in Rokua - Naturest Oy

Utajärvi

Go Arctic activities - Snowshoe / gliding snowshoe trip

Oulu
Kivikkoinen rantaviiva

Smitti Island

Raahe
Sea Lapland nature

Hiking Trip to Sea Lapland Nature

Kemi

Standup Paddle Boards Rental in Ii

Ii
Arctic wolf and Auroras - Wolf photographing in winter

Arctic Wolf & Auroras

Oulu
Luontolautta Montta Oulujoki

Geo-x-on Outdoor Equipment Rental

Muhos

Horse riding in Syöte

Syöte
Virkkula Birdwatching tower from bird perspective.

Virkkula Birdwatching Tower at Liminka Bay

Liminka
Beach of Kylmäniemi Raahe

Kylmäniemi Beach

Raahe
Nallikari beach covered with ice and snow.

Hietasaari recreational area

Oulu
Natur tour

Naturetour by Snowshoes

Kemi
Team Path

Go Arctic group activities - Team Path

Oulu

Go Arctic group activities - Kurvisen karsinnat

Oulu
Ihmisiä metsässä

Nature Power from a forest in Rokua - Naturest Oy

Utajärvi
Horseback riding with Finnhorses

Enjoy a fun and unforgettable day with quality horse activities in the countryside

Tyrnävä
Traditional sailing ships anchored on the shore of the Packhouse museum on a summer day.

Pooki Flakkaa – Raahe Maritime Festival

Raahe

Wintery Bait Fishing for Northern Pike in Ii

Ii
Yrttiaitta

Northern Finland food experience

Oulu
icelandic horses

Riding treks with charming Icelandic Horses in Oulu!

Oulu

Hop On - Hop Off Cruise

Raahe
Alpaca walking in a forest

Alpacafarm visit and walk in forest - Hanging out with alpacas in finnish nature!

Kempele
Syötteen Eräpalvelut Huskysafarit husky

Syöte husky safaris

Syöte
group excursion in Syöte national park

Trail biking experience in the Syöte National Park

Syöte
Lapsi uimarannalla Olkijoella Raahessa

Olkijoki Beach

Raahe

Local crafts, wildherbs and baking

Pudasjärvi
Toripoliisi Statue 1

Sightseeing of Oulu on Mountain Bikes

Oulu
Red tulips surround one of Kari Juva's sculptures in Raahe.

Kari Juva Sculpture Park

Raahe
Rekiretki

Snowbus Winter Excursion in Raahe Archipelago

Raahe
Pilpasuo nature scenery.

Pilpasuo protected area and nature trails

Oulu

The Garden Fair of Northern Finland

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

Old Town Raahe

Raahe

Kankarin Isokivi Erratic Boulder

Vaala
Exit Oulu Room Escape Games

Room Escape Games

Oulu

Skinbased skiing trip in Syöte National Park

Pudasjärvi
Nainen laiturilla Kirkkojärven rannalla Raahen Vihannissa

Kirkkojärvi Beach

Raahe

Go Arctic group activities - Koiteli Team Path

Oulu
Kuvassa talvinen Pekka-patsas

Anna's Day Celebration in Old Raahe

Raahe
Three National Parks Summer Adventure in South Lapland - canoeing

Three National Parks Summer Adventure

Syöte
Hiking in Syöte

Syöte Hiking Trails

Syöte
Forest Mind Trip in winter with snowshoes

Relaxing Forest Mind trip in Syöte National Park

Syöte
Accommodation double room.

Ailasto accommodation

Hailuoto
Mikonkarin rannalla auringonpalvojia

Mikonkari Beach

Raahe
Northern lights abowe the Nallikari lighthouse.

Nallikari Lighthouse

Oulu
Winter scenery of river delta.

Gems of the Oulu River estuary

Oulu
Natural white sandy beach of Tauvo in Siikajoki with white

Tauvo Beach and Small-craft Harbour

Siikajoki
Two dogs on the bridge.

Alakestilä Arboretum in Liminka

Liminka
Roses bloom in the garden.

Ylimattila Arboretum

Pyhäjoki
Snowshoeing Holiday in South Lapland

Snowshoeing Week in South Lapland

Syöte
Greenhouses Romeo ja Julia.

Botanical Garden of the University of Oulu

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
Kaksi hiihtäjää merenjäällä perässään ahkiot. Aurinko paistaa pilvettömältä taivaalta. /  Two skiers on sea ice with packs behind them. The sun shines from a cloudless sky. Kuva: Sini Salmirinne

Bothnian Bay National Park

Kemi
Lumisen metsän keskellä on hirsirakennus. /  In the middle of the snowy forest is a log building. Kuva: Sami Säily.

Syöte Visitor Centre

Pudasjärvi
Winter Olympics

Go Arctic group activities - Winter Olympics

Oulu

Island Hopping at Raahe Archipelago

Raahe
Luotsivahdinhuone

Historical Pilot House on Iso-Kraaseli Island

Raahe
Lapland-Welcome-Husky-safari

Visit a Husky Farm and Husky Safari

Kemi
Vene mahdollistaa myös liikuntarajoitteisen mukaan pääsyn

Accessible Fishing and Boating Trip in Ii

Ii
Fatbike lumessa

Fatbike rental in Rokua

Rokua
Winter SUP boarding in Mustasalmi.

Paddling on the Oulujoki river delta and at sea

Oulu
Varvin uimaranta Raahessa

Varvi Beach

Raahe
one corner of Pekkatori square with old wooden houses in white, yellow and blue

Pekkatori Square in the heart of Old Raahe

Raahe
Loppulan tulisija

Conferences and events in Loppula, Sanginjoki

Oulu
Kumilauttapoolo

Go Arctic activities - Rubber raft polo game

Oulu
Dickheads

Aurora Hunt

Kemi

Guided standup paddleboarding trip to the Ii river and Bothnian Bay

Ii
The Särkkä's Perennialnursery grow more than 1000 different perennials.

Särkkä's Perennial Nursery

Raahe

Go Arctic activities - City canoeing day or night

Oulu

Kilonniemi Gneiss Site, Manamansalo

Vaala

Canoeing, Paddling and Kayaking routes in Ii

Ii

Geological Time Trail, Utajärvi

Utajärvi
Lapset leikkivät kauppaa, etuallal vanhanaikainen vaaka.

Vekara­vintti - Childrens Playroom Attic

Oulu
Kuusiluoto presents heritage of wood building in Finland.

Many layers of history in Kuusiluoto

Oulu
Arctic Snow Dog

Aurora Hunting with Arctic Snow Dogs

Kemi
Lumijärven veneranta ja uimapaikka

Lumijärvi Beach

Raahe
Sarkkiranta sports centre

Sarkkiranta sports centre

Kempele
Manamansalon rantaviivaa

Oulujärvi Hiking Area

Vaala
skin based skis

Winter Wonderland by skinbased skis at Oulu

Oulu
Rokua Health & Spa Hotel

Spa Hotel in Rokua

Rokua
Ranua Zoo from Kemi

Day Trip to the Wildlife Park Ranua Zoo

Kemi
Northern Lights Kemi

Hunting for Aurora Borealis by Car

Kemi

Sleigh ride to Raahe archipelago's icebergs

Raahe
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
Glamping in Hailuoto. Mosquito net is all over tent.

Glamping in Hailuoto

Hailuoto
Two men playing frisbee golf

Rantakylä Recreational Area in Liminka

Liminka
Sleigh ready for guests in Ii

Snowmobile and sleigh trip on frozen sea after sunset in the Baltic Sea off Ii

Ii

Sailor's trail

Ii
Perioululainen ömeisingreis

Go Arctic group activities - Amazing Oulu - City adventure

Oulu

Go Arctic group activities - Traditional games

Oulu
padel virpiniemi pikepadel

PikePadel outdoor padelcourts

Oulu
Children's Rokua day trip

Children's Rokua day trip

Rokua

Canoeing Trip in Syöte

Syöte

Kirkkosalmi Bird Watching tower

Hailuoto
Koirien kanssa luontopolulla.

Markkuu nature trail 10 km – Home to the cute little wren

Tyrnävä
Windland – Ohjelmapalvelut luonnossa

Experiences in Tyrnävä: Tours, Local Experiences, Snowshoeing

Tyrnävä
Goahti is top of hill, next to the Syöte national park

Adventure into the Goahti, Syöte National Park

Pudasjärvi
Sea Oulu Charter Cruise at Sea

Sea Oulu Charter Cruise

Oulu
Hiastinhaaran suisto.

Nature trail and birdwatching tower Hiastinhaara

Ii
Rock The City Adventure Game

Rock The City Oulu

Oulu

Hot Air Balloon Flight for group 4-12pax

Oulu

Rautiperä Sports Area

Pyhäjoki
Matti Lepistö's sculptures

Matti Lepistö Sculpture Park

Raahe
Air view of the island from the daymark

Tasku Island and Guest Berth

Raahe
Lomakoti Onnela

Family autumn vacation: Break from everyday life

Oulu
Mountain biking , Köykkyrin retkireitistö

Mountain biking and hiking route - Köykkyrin retkireitistö

Kempele

Boat trip to the island of Röyttä in Ii

Ii
Skiers on sea ice.

Virpiniemi recreational area

Oulu