See the natural beauty with fewer crowds on this off-season escorted tour of Finland. Your adventure begins in Oulu, a perfect mix of northern nature, urban city culture and original local flavor. From Oulu, visit a fishing village and an authentic organic brewery. Continue on to Tornio, into Lapland where you’ll visit a reindeer farm and the chance to meet Santa Clause in his hometown of Rovaniemi. Get your Christmas list ready to deliver personally to Santa. Join us to experience Finland’s exquisite natural beauty that will stay with you for years to come—a guided vacation in Finland you’ll treasure forever.
Highlights of Finland Escape
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All Escapes by Globus tours and departures are excluded from the following Globus discounts: Book Early & Save Discounts, Second Tour Discount and Small Group Discount.
6 guests in a party: $1,229*18 guests in a party: $308*
We’ve packed everything you need for the perfect vacation—from hand-selected hotels and dining to the friendly expertise of Globus Tour Directors and Local Guides (with headsets to hear every word), to seamless transportation between destinations and VIP access to the world’s most iconic sites! Touring in spacious comfort by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach. Free Wi-Fi is included on board your coach and in most hotel lobbies and common areas.
ARRIVE IN OULU, FINLAND Welcome to Oulu! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at the hotel. (D)OULU-TOWN-SQUARE.jpg
OULU–EXCURSION TO HAILOUTO The Creative Edge HAILOUTO Ferry crossing to the island for a guided visit of the Marjaniemi fishing village followed by lunch and a guided visit to an organic brewery with tasting. (B,L) 68 mi/ 110 kmTOUR HIGHLIGHTNATURAL WONDERS Hailuoto is the largest island in the Bothnian Bay. The island started to rise from the sea approximately 2,000 years ago and continues to do so. Eventually the island will adjoin mainland as the rising shoreline is constantly changing to form a living conservation area. The manmade environment in Hailuoto, characterized by well-preserved traditional buildings, together with its unique natural features, has earned Hailuoto the designation as one of Finland’s national landscapes—and the only national landscape covering the entire municipality.HAILOUTO-BEACH.jpg
OULU–TORNIO A city of reindeers & borderless opportunities OULU Free time this morning.TORNIO Visit a reindeer farm. (B) 84 mi/ 135 kmFREE TIME TIPSNATURAL WONDERS Consider an optional excursion to witness the spectacular Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights)--one of nature’s most dazzling phenomena, visible in just a few places in the world. Join your guide in one of the best locations to witness this incredible sight in the skies over Lapland. OULU-NORTHERN-LIGHTS-ESCAPES.jpg
TORNIO-EXCURSION TO ROVANIEMI HoHoHo ROVANIEMI A full-day excursion to Rovaniemi includes a visit to Santa Claus Village. (B) 155 mi / 250 kmTOUR HIGHLIGHT LEGENDS & LORE About a hundred years ago, a passer-by started spreading the word about the true location of Santa’s real home. Since then, Santa has traveled to the Arctic Circle to meet with kids from 1 to 92 to hear Christmas wishes in his remote Santa’s Village in Rovaniemi. Enjoy a visit with Old St. Nick and receive your official Arctic Circle Certificate documenting your crossing this hemispheric line. ROVANIEMI-ESCAPES.jpg
TORNIO–KEMI–OULU Let it Snow! KEMI Visit the Snow Experience.OULU Farewell dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)93 mi / 150 kmTOUR HIGHLIGHT WINTER WONDERLAND Step into a winter wonderland any day of the year in Kemi. Walk on the snowy floors and admire the amazing ice sculptures as their themes and colors change before your eyes. Slip down the ice slide, sit by the ice tables, and snap selfies in this snowy scene.KEMI-ICE-EXPERIENCE.jpg
OULU Safe travels until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)OULU-FOOD.jpg
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|This Stylish hotel combines a unique glamorous 70s design with modern details. The spacious guest room interiors are serene and stylish, designed in a medley of materials, colors, and motifs that flirt with the early 70s as well as the hotel¿s Northern Finland location. All rooms are equipped with tea/coffee making facilities and air conditioning. Located in the center of Oulu, the hotel is close to the city's most popular attractions, restaurants, and shopping opportunities. Numerous technology centers and museums lie near the hotel's city-center location, and just across the square is Oulu Market Hall.
|A casual four-story property located in Tornio town center, just a short stroll away from the 17th-century Tornio Church, the Aine Art Museum and Rajalla Shopping Center. The hotel features 3 restaurants, a relaxation area with saunas, an indoor pool and gym. All modern guest rooms include a 32" flat-screen TV, Free Wi-Fi internet access, wooden flooring and mini-fridge.