Valkea is a unique shopping centre in the heart of Oulu with more than 50 shops. It consists of two blocks and Kesäkatu, a covered street connecting them.
When visiting us, please remember to:
You can buy face masks from Maskimaatti vending machine. It is located near the first floor elevators.
We have further improved our hygiene level to ensure the safety of our customers and employees.
Floor K1: Sokos Herkku groceries
Take care of your daily shopping quickly and easily. This floor is dedicated to Sokos food and groceries, with a Sokos Herkku grocery store, restaurant and flower shop.
Shops: Intersport, Sokos Herkku, The automated Posti terminals
1st floor: Shopping in every weather
The street-level floor of Valkea is quick to pop into. Kesäkatu is a covered street that serves as a meeting place and a venue for events. Here you will find coffee shops and a kiosk, among other outlets. The street-level shops in Valkea offer cosmetics, jewellery, accessories, home decoration items, books, electronics and well-being products.
Shops: Blue Tomato, Sokos, Sunkoru Jewerly, Marimekko, DNA Kauppa, Sokos, Elisa, Flying Tiger Copenhagen, Fonum, Gina Tricot, Glitter, Granit, Instrumentarium, Intersport, Karkkipäivä, Natural, Hyvä Olo hair and beauty salon, Silmäasema, Herkun Kukka, Suomalainen Kirjakauppa, Telia Shop, The Body Shop, Coffee House, Bacaro Doppio, Jungle Juice Bar, La Torrefazione
2nd floor: Daily life and special occasions
The second floor of Valkea offers an extensive selection of fashion, in addition to handy solutions for daily life.
Shops: Makia, Sokos, S-Pankki, Sokos, Jack & Jones, Vero Moda, Carlings, Clas Ohlson, Cubus, Finlayson, Telia Shop, Volt, Bik Bok, Arnolds
3rd floor: Restaurants and shopping for kids
The heart of the shopping centre, Kööki, is located on the third floor. It consists of seven restaurants and Pikku-Kööki, a play area for children. In addition, the third floor offers a wide selection of kids’ clothing and toys.
Shops: Reima Brand Store, Sokos, XS Lelut, Sokos, Jasmin, Polarn O. Pyret, Classic Pizza Restaurant, Friends & Brgrs, Fafa's, Hanko Aasia, Original Sokos Hotel Arina Ravintola Veranta, Picnic, Rosso, Wok's
4th floor: Meetings and services
The fourth floor of Valkea is the location for other services, such as Sokos service points for co-op members and the new meeting facilities of Original Sokos Hotel Arina. In addition, this floor has office facilities.
Shops: Budbee, Family room, Securitas, The meeting facilities of Original Sokos Hotel Arina, SOL laundry services
Accessing Valkea on foot
You can arrive in Valkea on foot from Pakkahuoneenkatu and Kauppurienkatu. The main entrances at both ends of Kesäkatu will lead you to the heart of the shopping centre: a covered meeting place and venue for events. The Kauppurienkatu entrance also offers quick access to the Sokos department store.
Accessing Valkea by bicycle
Valkea is located in Oulu, a bicycle-friendly city and the world’s best city for winter cycling. You can park your bicycle next to the main entrance on Kauppurienkatu.
Accessing Valkea by public transport
The nearest stops are located on Torikatu, Saaristonkatu and Pakkahuoneenkatu. Find the best route for you at www.oulunjoukkoliikenne.fi.
Accessing Valkea by car
If you are arriving by private car, we recommend the Kivisydän or Valkea parking facilities. The Valkea parking facility (65 spaces) is open Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., and from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays. Kivisydän is open 24h.