Oulu combines the cultural life of modern business and touristic city, as well as extensive shopping opportunities and the northern arctic nature exoticism. The uniqueness of the city is due to its compact center: the busy heart of the city is surrounded by peaceful nature and green park,. Take a moment to visit the sandy beaches and the beautiful sea close by! Oulu holds several of Finland’s largest music festivals and art events annually, which punctuate the cultural life of the city of Oulu, making it a vibrant year-round tourism city.