New way to discover Finland

Pohjola Route

Discover the unique culture, pristine nature and fascinating sights on a dreamy adventure along the Pohjola Route.

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Explore Pohjola Route - a path full of discoveries

Pohjola Route welcomes you to experience the extraordinary diversity of Finland. In one region, you’ll get to explore the coast and the archipelago, the wealth of forests, rivers, and lakes, as well as geological wonders. Enjoy the serenity of pure northern nature and get to know the origins of Pohjola in Finnish mythology: the region is said to be the birthplace of Finland.                                     


Travel the route by car, caravan, bicycle, or public transportation. Pick the most fascinating stopovers on the route or choose a day trip from Oulu. Get to Oulu from Helsinki by plane, train or car and start your exploration of Pohjola Route from here.

Admire the spectacular sunsets at the Nallikari lighthouse in Oulu.
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Get charmed by the relaxed archipelago lifestyle on the Pohjola Route.
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Pohjola Route flaunts the diversity of pure nature in Finland. Experience the stunning landscapes on the coast and the archipelago and admire the wealth of forests, rivers & lakes, fells, and geological wonders.


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Inspiring experiences

Discover some of the most exciting adventures and extraordinary experiences in the region.

Explore local culture on Maakalla island

Get to know the unique fishermen's island Maakalla! Maakalla is an autonomous region with dozens of fishing cottages, an old wooden church, and a fishing museum.

Rediscover peace of mind in a forest

Boost your well-being at the Relaxing Forest Mind trip in Syöte National Park. The used Forest Mind method is ideal for relaxation, stress relief, and invigoration.

Sights & services

Experience the fascinating sights in the authentic villages, and get active in the pure Northern nature.