Hatajavaara route

20 km long biking route starting and ending to Salla centrum.

A 20-kilometre biking route near the Hatajavaara fell. The paved road turns into gravel at approximately three kilometres from the centre of Salla.

Route description

The route starts from the centre of Salla. After three kilometres, you take a gravel road towards the magnificent heath landscapes of Hatajavaara, Uuravaara and Paikanselkä. Later on, the gravel road returns to Sallantie and back to the centre of Salla. In Paikanselkä, you can stop at a rest area and learn more about the military history of Salla. In the Paikanselkä war memorial, you can find the Winter War memorial, the Dyrssen memorial and a restored bunker.

Route length

20 km, travel time: less than 2 hours (at approximately 10 km/h)

Basic information
Contact information:

Matkailuneuvonta / Tourist information

Postipolku 3
98900 Salla

European Union - European Regional Development Fund Regional Council of Lapland Leverage from the EU Salla