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Bike and hike Finland's southernmost fell region

Credits: Olli Oilinki

Starting Point: Oulu
1-3 days

Bike and hike Finland´s southernmost fell region

The Syöte region is located in southern Lapland, a 1.5-hour drive away from the city of Oulu. In this region, you’ll experience Arctic nature and enjoy some of the purest air and water the planet has to offer. Go for a hike in Syöte National Park, feel the need for speed in Iso-Syöte Bike Park, or simply admire the views from one of the many hotels in the area.
Ihminen hiihtää ladulla yöllä. Kuvan etualalla on kaksi mäntyä. Taustalla on kuusimetsää, johon osuu kuun valo. Taivaalla loistavat vihreät revontulet. Kuva: Juho Niemelä / MH

Syöte National Park

Enjoy an active break in Syöte, located in the wooded hills of Finland's north, which provides the ideal setting for many activities.

Travel tip

Travel from Oulu to Syöte by bus. Find schedules and tickets at Matkahuolto site.


Whether you’re looking for a hotel with a view or want to spend the night in a glass hut, the Syöte region has it all. Here are some of our picks for places to stay.
Restaurant Hilltop bar & lounge

Arctic Hilltop Boutique Hotel Iso-Syöte

BBQ, waffles, pasta, and more – these restaurants in Syöte will keep your stomach full for the many activities ahead.