Salla - in the middle of nowhere


Autumn in the wilderness

The nature in Salla can be experienced in many ways. There are various different activities, guided trips and programs for the ones who want to enjoy the wilderness in autumn. Get inspired by the new summer magazine! There’s a new map application for mobile devices that includes hiking trails, cycling routes and fishing spots so it’s easy to stay on the map during different activities. We have over 300 km hiking trails and 444 km cycling routes and excellent fishing spots. A new map for fishing, that is sold in the Tourist Info, in several stores and companies and Salla Online Shop, offers information about the spots and licenses you need for fishing.

Salla is a scene for many unique events; Salla – in the middle of the night, Salla Midnight Trail Marathon, Salla Day, Salla Reindeer Heat –week and Petanque Champion of the Universe. Finland's most popular hiking route Karhunkierros in Oulanka National Park is celebrating it's 60th anniversary this year. The information for these and other events can be checked from the Calendar of events.

You can also enjoy and take your time in our cozy cabins after a day outdoors. Spa with it's warm pools and sauna is an exellent place for relaxing. Or if you need to cool down, take a dip in a lake!

Accommodation, activities and other services now available in Salla Online Shop!

Welcome to enjoy Salla!

Tourist info Salla

Postipolku 3
98900 Salla
tel. +358 (0) 400 269 838

news and offers

21.05.2015 Seminar about Nature Parks and ekological tourism in Salla
20.05.2015 Oulanka National Park listed in the 10 best National Parks in Europe by The Guardian
09.12.2014 Aatsinki-the Story of Arctic Cowboys -documentary movie premiere in Salla 13.12.
03.09.2014 Need a insiders' tip?
28.08.2014 The first Northern Lights of the season!
24.07.2014 Stars of the Wilderness in Salla
07.06.2014 Tourist Info summer opening times
08.11.2013 New snow and other news
21.02.2012 The mobile version of Salla websites is published
11.11.2011 New Salla-collection is here!

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Transporting rocks for an anti-tank defensive line

Veikko Hämäläinen, who lived in Sarviselkä of Salla, transported rocks for the defensive line of the village centre with his lorry, from the autumn of 1940 until April the following year. Ten lorries were doing so from the Kaunisharju area – where the Reindeer Park is situated today –,...