Finland - Oulu, Kainuu & Koillismaa (PDF Chapter)
This is the Oulu, Kainuu & Koillismaa chapter from Lonely Planet’s Finland guidebook.
Stretching across Finland’s waist from the Gulf of Bothnia to the long Russian border, this broad swath of territory offers some of the nation’s most memorable outdoor experiences, from birdwatching and beachcombing in the west to skiing, canoeing and trekking in the east.
- view four-millennia-old rock art in Finland’s newest national park, Hossa National Park, with canyons, lakes and a wealth of activities, including scuba diving
- canoe river routes or trek the Karhunkierros trail through some of Finland’s finest wilder-ness scenery in Oulanka National Park
- creep into the evening forests around Kuusamo to spot brown bears
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Oulu & Around, Kajaani, Sotkamo, Kuhmo, Hossa, Kuusamo & Ruka, Juuma, Karhunkierros Trek & Oulanka National Park.
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