Matkalle Sallaan ry - Travelling in Salla Association

Matkalle Sallaan ry – Travelling in Salla Association, was established in 2003 as a co-operation organ for local companies. It handles various tasks, including the region’s common marketing and co-ordination efforts, updating Salla’s tourist information website, arrangements for participation in fairs and other marketing events, organising the design and printing of Salla marketing material, and serving as a co-operation organ with other regional tourist organisations, such as Lapin Markkinointi (Lapland Marketing).


The Association has 43 member companies involved in tourism, restaurant and catering services, various other services and the retail trade.

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The tale behind the name Murhahaara (Murder Branch)

In the northern parts of Salla, in the Tuntsa area, there is a hut in the wilderness called Murhahaara (Murder Branch). For centuries, it has been rumoured to be haunted. In the guestbook of the hut, people have scribbled warnings to those spending the night about ghosts appearing during the...