Day trip from Oulu to Ii
Further information about the trip
This is a guaranteed departure that is implemented without a minimum number of participants. The price is the price of a return ticket. The European Disability Card holder's assistant travels on our tour bus free of charge when the card has an A mark. The cardholder pays for his/her own trip.
If you have a larger group (5 people or more), please buy tickets or let us know in advance the night before departure by 6.00 pm on 08 655 5100 so that we will be able to book a sufficiently large bus. Reserve your own seat also for a child aged 0-3.
Schedule and program
On Tuesdays 5.7., 12.7. and 19.7.2022
10.00 Kaarlenväylä street (by Oulu Market Square)
10.40 Short introduction to homeland Museum exhibition, after which time to explore the Ii Old historic district on your own (2 h)
12.45 short transfer by bus to Art Center KulttuuriKauppila, where guided art exhibition tour
13.30 Tour continues by bus to the new suspension bridge in Jakkukylä; 20 minutes break for sightseeing and photography
14.15 return to Oulu
15.00 Kaarlenväylä street (by Oulu Market Square)
Further information about sights in Ii
Wanha Hamina - Old Historic District
Ii Wanha Hamina (Old Hamina - Historic district) is among the Northern Finland’s oldest trading posts and dates to the 14th century. The name “Hamina” has its roots in the Swedish term “hamn”, which means harbour. It used to be a home to yearly markets with as much as 2 000 visitors from all over the northern Finland. Nowadays the Old Hamina is a tight-knit neighbourhood that has managed to keep its own unique historical spirit.
Along the walking route there are signposts telling about Ii’s past, art, people and nature. You can deviate from the route if you wish to visit the Environmental Art Park or to enjoy the summer on the terrace of the Cafe Wanha Hamina .
Read more on Visit Ii website.
Video about the homeland museum in old historic district:
Art Centre KulttuuriKauppila
Guided free indoor art exhibition. Read more on KulttuuriKauppila website.
The suspension bridge in Jakkukylä village
Completed in December, the longest suspension bridge in northern Europe crosses the Iijoki River, which is almost 200 meters wide. The bridge has quickly become one of Ii’s most popular attractions. Read more on Visit Ii website (in Finnish).
There is a small café run by the local community next to the bridge. You can buy eg. coffee, buns, ice cream, candy and soda. Learn more about the bridge cafe on the cafe Facebook page.
Terms and conditions
1. Guaranteed departure and Saaga Travel's right to cancel the trip
Day Trip to Ii is organized as a guaranteed departure. If there is one customer, the route will be operated.
We recommend to book the trip by 18.00 the night before the departure in order to be able to estimate the number of passengers and to determine the right size of the bus.
2. The customer's right to cancel a trip they have already purchased
The customer has the right to cancel the booking. If a trip already purchased is canceled by the customer no later than three days before departure, we will withhold a cancellation fee of EUR 10 and refund the balance of the amount paid.
If canceled by the customer up to two days before date of departure, no fee will be refunded.
We recommend to have a travel insurance, which covers cancellation and accidents and illnesses during the trip.
Other Day Trips and Tours by Saaga Travel
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