Oulu Holidays

Finland
Oulu is a city in northern Finland. It is a major international IT center and one of the most tech-savvy cities in the world. The entire downtown offers free wireless Internet, which puts it a step ahead of much larger and more famous cities. Oulu is not a major tourist …

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How to get to Oulu

Here's what you need to know about getting to Oulu. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Oulu takes 4 hours, 40 minutes.

When to go to Oulu

Typical Holiday Price

£780 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Oulu varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

September

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - September is the cheapest month to go to Oulu.

Where to stay in Oulu

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Oulu, according to other travellers.

Reviews of Oulu

chiara cerini
chiara ceriniLos Angeles
13/09/2012

I had a wonderful camping at Campsite Montta-active camping in Muhos (Oulu), located in a wood and on a river/stream. This camp site with sloping grounds has pitches pitches with shade. Campsite Montta-active camping is located close to a pebble beach. It is possible to rent hikers' cabins. and if you like.. go fishing crabs!

Francis Tapon
Francis TaponSan Francisco
13/12/2010

For a bit off the beaten path from Oulu, go to Hautajärvi Nature Center and hiking the 80 kilometer (50 mile) Karhunkierros Trail. If you can say the name of that trail, you deserve a trip to Finland. It means “The Bear’s Trail.” The path starts at a place called Hautajärvi, which means “Grave Lake.” With such cheerful names, I wondered if it was smart hiking this trail alone. The Karhunkierros Trail features ravines, primeval forests, and suspension bridges over whitewater rivers. The civilized Finns have built pitkospuu (narrow wooden paths) to preserve the vulnerable vegetation and to make you an easy target for the gangs of mosquitoes.

ux pux
ux pux
08/10/2019

Incredible culture, without words. I wish to return

Inderjeet Kaur
Inderjeet KaurOulu
30/06/2012

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