Information concerning COVID-19 in Oulu Region 


Updated 24.February 2021

Travel safety

VisitOulu and the companies in Oulu region follow the restrictions and recommendations of the Finnish government and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL). The situation of the coronavirus epidemic in Oulu region has been calm and the number of infections has been low in the region during the whole pandemic.

Visiting Oulu region:

Most of the companies in Oulu region are able to operate normally and they are taking care of the current restrictions and recommendations. They are also paying extra attention to hygiene and
safety. For up-to-date information, please check the companies’ own websites.

Oulu region is a sparsely populated and big area with nine different tourism destinations. You have the
possibility to avoid crowded places, stay close to nature and enjoy many activities safely and responsibly. 
We kindly ask all visitors to act responsibly and follow the recommended rules and guidelines. Everyone can slow down the spread of coronavirus with their own actions. 

Please find more information hereGuidelines for travelers by Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare

Download the Koronavilkku app here!

Koronavilkku is an app produced by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) to help you find out whether you may have been exposed to coronavirus. You can also use the app to share the information of your possible infection anonymously. Your privacy is strongly protected.


If you think you may have been infected with the coronavirus, please follow the instructions here:

City of Oulu corona virus instructions 

About Oulu region

VisitOulu represents Oulu region. It includes nine different travel destinations: City of Oulu, Rokua Unesco Global Geopark, Syöte, Kalajoki, Liminka, Hailuoto, Raahe, Kempele and Ii. Please find more information about our destinations hereOulu region

If you have any questions or you need additional information, don’ t hesitate to be in contact with us: 

Hanna Karjalainen

Account manager, International Marketing

+358 40 6233847 

Tourist information office

Torikatu 18, PL 54, Toriportti
90015 Oulun kaupunki
+358 8 558 41330

Opening hours:

Mon–Fri 10am–5pm

Sat-Sun Closed