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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

Map of Oulu city region - very useful!

The following link brings you to THE map of Oulu. It includes almost all official interests, from cross-country tracks and panOULU hotspot locations to empty buidling lots. The map also includes the...
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gubbi1
Mar 30, 2008

Checking out the architecture

Oulu is a very modern place and it's one of Europe's most expanding cities.There are very old and very new neighbourhoods. In the picture you can see a building that is actually situated on a vast...
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Knutt
Jul 29, 2005

Turkansaari Openair Museum

Not very well know due to its remote location foreigners can get to know the life in the north in the19th century. With approximately 40 building ranging from windmill to smokesauna to stables. Open...
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pettevi
May 03, 2005

Guarding law and order

Toripolliisi bronze statue guards the Oulu market square and keeps up the order in the area.Unveiled in 1987, the statue was funded by collecting money among denizens of Oulu. The name of the statue...
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nomadig
Mar 07, 2005

Oulu Cathedral

The Neo-Classic Cathedral was built in 1777 and it was named after King Gustavus III’s spouse Sofia Magdalena. The big fire of 1882 destroyed several parts of the former wooden Cathedral. It was...
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Leipzig
Oct 26, 2003

Town Hall

Perhaps the most impressive building in Oulu is the town hall. The Neo-Renaissance building was built in 1886, right after the big fire which destroyed most parts of Oulu, including the old town hall....
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Leipzig
Oct 26, 2003
 
 
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Rotuaari and "the ball"

Rotuaari is the name of the pedestrian street in the centre of Oulu. At a square on this street is this interesting monument. This glassy ball was designed by Seppo Valjus and is a very good meeting...
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Leipzig
Oct 26, 2003

Market square

Due to a poor city center, at least Oulu has a nice big market square. In summer you could find the outdoor market almost everyday, and many terrasses tohave a drink. In winter it is more quiet,but...
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Stellla
Jun 03, 2003

Lights in the Fall nights

If you travel to Oulu between June and September, you may see these wonderful fountain lights top of the sea, next to Merikoski bridges. About one kilometer from downtown=)It's quite bright on...
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Scandic
May 12, 2003

Relax

Shopping, watching people, eatingThe pleasant feeling is almost touchable when sitting for a while in the market square. You can get local handycraft or biodynamically grown strawberries. See old...
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pettevi
Sep 05, 2002

Go for a picnic to Nallikari...

Go for a picnic to Nallikari beachVery nice beach with lots of young and good looking people with very few clothes :) Almost always a pleasure just to visit the place. You may go and play the beach...
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Maralaat
Aug 26, 2002

Sauna. <br/>All over the world...

Sauna. All over the world the sauna is known to be one of the best forms of relaxation. Nowadays saunas are found in almost every country, but they are never quite the same as in Finland, where there...
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ben76
Aug 25, 2002

If you're not a Finn, you...

If you're not a Finn, you probably haven't heard of pesäpallo. It's a Finnish version of baseball which was 'invented' in 1922 by Lauri Pihkala. Maybe the biggest difference to baseball is that...
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jarto
Aug 25, 2002

Have a rest with coffee between palms

When you have a look at the nice park and gardens on Hupisaari you can have a stop at the nice cafe 'Tuomenkukka' in one of the glas houses. You can either sit outside or inside.
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gubbi1
Aug 07, 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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