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Visit Arctic Animals in Ranua Zoo from Rovaniemi
"Ranua Wildlife Park offers tourists and nearby inhabitants the opportunity to observe arctic animals throughout the year in as authentic an environment for the animals as possible. The park is open every day of the year and the changing seasons do bring their own additional dimensions to the life in the park. The park animals consist of approximately 50 wild animal species and 200 individuals. In the summer there is also a domestic animal park in the park grounds. Ranua Wildlife Park is well known as Lapland's leading tourist attraction for families.Meet your guide at your hotel and relax and enjoy the drive to Ranua. Explore the park with your guide and enjoy light snacks before returning to Rovaniemi."""
From EUR75.00
 
Lapland Santa Claus Village from Rovaniemi Including Sleigh Ride and Lunch
"Wrap up warm and start your experience with a pickup from central Rovaniemi. Settle into your coach or minibus and drive to the starting point of your tour to board your snowmobile.On arrival get a safety briefing and instructions on riding your 2-person vehicle. Then put on your helmet and set off with your expert guide leading the way.Whizz through the snowy countryside following groomed trails and taking turns driving and riding pillion. As you carve through the ice and snow breathe in the crisp Arctic air and fairytale scenery — it’s an unforgettable experience! Arrive at a reindeer farm and meet these gentle Arctic animals as you learn about how they're trained from the herders. Then settle into your sleigh and enjoy an unforgettable reindeer-pulled sleigh ride around a snow-draped forest. Afterward join in a fun Arctic Circle ceremony to celebrate your crossing into this polar region. Next
From EUR205.00
 
Rovaniemi Guided tour and Santa Village
"Rovaniemi is the capital of Lapland in Finland and known as the best Finnish winter resort. The guide will tell you the history of Rovaniemi and show some interesting places in the city.After the sightseeing tour go to the official Hometown of Sa as well as spreading the message love and goodwill of Christmas Spirit throughout the globe. Rovaniemi is the official home of Santa Claus.The Santa Claus' Office is located on the Arctic Circle in Santa Claus Village. Visit Santa Claus post office a children and relatives. Rudolf’s gift factory shop offers the best Christmas gifts shopping. The ceremony of Arctic Circle crossing also takes place in the Santa Claus village. Everyone will receive a personal certificate of this event.There are many cafes and restaurants in the Santa Claus Village as well.""""Embark on a city tour around Rovaniemi and visit the Santa Claus Village where Santa Claus spends his time every day of the year to take care of his mission in life: to enhance the well-being of children and the kindness of grown-ups as well as spreading the message of love and goodwill of Christmas Spirit throughout the globe."
From EUR100.00

More Things to Do in Oulu

Huge park in the city

After a long ride we stopped in Oulu and saw a huge park next to the parking lot. We went there and were quite surprised of its size. It seemed almost all inhabitants of the town were in the park...
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Leipzig
Apr 04, 2011

Jungle in Oulu - the glass house

In the park on Hupisaari you can have a look at the small glass house in which many different tropical plants are growing. The glass house is open until 17:00 and located just beside the cafe...
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gubbi1
Aug 07, 2008

The rose garden on Hupisaari

If you like flowers, in particular roses, then you should pass by the rose garden in the park complex on Hupisaari. Located close to the glass houses you can easily combine your visit with a relaxing...
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gubbi1
Aug 07, 2008

Pikisaari

There’s no place like Pikisaari these days. There’s always someone with an opposing decree or a view. Pikisaari, located only a short walk from Market Square outside of Oulu, used to be a busy...
tiitta
Jul 13, 2008

Hietasaarinkierros - By bike or foot

Just found a nice round tour on the sparetime island Hietasaari. The loop starts just at the edge of Hietasaari when coming from downtown. To get to this point just take the walk-/bikeway between the...
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gubbi1
Jul 05, 2008

Turkansaari - Oulus past in open air

Being around in Oulu you should definitely not miss the open-air museum on Turkansaari. There you will find old buildings of the region in which you can have a look at the past of Oulu. The buildings...
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gubbi1
Jun 30, 2008
 
 
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Liminka - Nature and Culture

A nice getaway from Oulu for a day is the village Liminka. It is located south of Oulu at the bay with the same name. Several things you can do here.Close to Liminka there is the Nature Center from...
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gubbi1
Jun 29, 2008

Nallikari - A day at the beach

Whenever throughout the year it is nice to come here to Nallikari beach. In wintertime the endless ice reaching to the horizont, in summertime the sandy beach call for you.For wintertime I recommend...
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May 05, 2008

The rapids of Kiiminkijoki

Why have a look at the rapids of Kiiminkijoki. Especially when meltingwater is pushing down the Kiiminki river (Kiiminkijoki) it is impressive.It is a small recreation area, with bridges to two...
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gubbi1
May 03, 2008

Bird watching

The Oulu area is a favorite place for the travelling birds to have a break. Large amounts of them stop here in the bays to get some energy for the last part of their travel. For those interested to...
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gubbi1
Apr 30, 2008

Nature? Rokua National Park!

Rokua National Park is the closest National Park to Oulu. Former dunes of an ancient shore line give the park a special character. In winter there are plenty of crosscountry tracks, in summer it is...
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gubbi1
Apr 27, 2008

The Northern Ostrobothnia Museum

Are you interested in culture, the past and different aspects of life in Oulu and its region? If so, you should pay a visit to the Northern Ostrobothnia Museum. Situated close to Oulus city church, in...
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gubbi1
Apr 15, 2008

Go to the cinema - Finnkino

Very downtown beside the Scandic Hotel you will find Oulus big cinema. Even though you might not understand Finnish, never mind. The films here in Finland as well as in the Scandinavian neighbour...
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gubbi1
Apr 09, 2008

Web presence - City of Oulu

Check out the official page of the city of Oulu:-> City of Oulu, the official page.It gives also access to the online city map of Oulu, which I decribed on another tip.
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Mar 31, 2008

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Saaristonkatu 4, Oulu, 90100, Finland
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Pakkahuoneenkatu 16, Oulu, Oulu Province, 90100, Finland
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Kasarmintie 13, Oulu, 90100, Finland
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Asemakatu 31-33, Oulu, Oulu Province, 90100, Finland
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Holstinsalmentie 29, Nallikari, Oulu, Oulu Province, 90500, Finland
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