Covid-19 and travelling to Syöte

Having a safe holiday is important for all the companies and staff in Syöte. Below we have gathered instructions for a safe holiday in Syöte and and some frequently asked questions.

General Instructions

* Visit us only if you are healthy – If you have symptoms get tested
*  Keep 1-2m safe distance
* Wear a mask indoors
* Maintain good hand hygiene
* Cover your mouth when coughing and sneezing
* Download the Koronavilkku tracing app

Useful Links

* Finnish institute for health and welfare: COVID-19 – latest updates

* Epidemic situation in Northern Ostrabothnia

Before travelling to Finland and to Syöte, check the travel regulations from your own country. For the current regulations to entering Finland, check the Finnish Border Quard’s instructions. For practical travel information for visitors in Finland, visit Please follow the guidelines of the local authorities and service providers, and take care of your hygiene. If you get ill while traveling in Syöte, please contact the local health care provider Oulunkaari in Pudasjärvi first by phone +358 8 5875 6600 for instructions.

Which services in the area are open?
The current opening hours of the services and activities can be found here. Opening hours can also be checked on the companies’ own channels.

Are hiking and biking trails open?
Hiking and biking trails are open including huts, fireplaces and toilets. Please follow the health guidelines as well as instructions regarding forest fires. Updated information is available on

Is it safe to travel to Syöte and Pudasjärvi?
We follow the guidelines of Finnish authorities. Please check the current recommendations here. At the moment Syöte and Pudasjärvi have not been part of the epidemic area.

Are there any upcoming events?
You can find all the scheduled events on our event calendar.

How can I reach Syöte area at the moment?
The best way to reach Syöte at the moment is by car. There are daily flights to Oulu operating from Helsinki by Finnair. VR also has daily connections by train to Oulu. From Oulu there is also a bus connection to Syöte from Monday to Friday.