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Salla – Cottages and Vacation Rentals

If you’re planning a holiday in Salla, cottages and other vacation rentals will be waiting for you on Gofinland. Finding accommodation in the middle of the most beautiful nature has never been this easy; whether you’re travelling alone, as a couple, with family or a large group of friends, you’ll find the cabin you’ve always dreamed of on Gofinland.

Salla advertises its location in the middle of nowhere – and no one could say it better. Salla’s location in Finnish Lapland, right next to the Russian border, is ideal for a relaxing nature-themed holiday. And what would be a better place to enjoy the peaceful and beautiful wilderness than a rental cottage surrounded by nothing but nature’s own sounds. In Salla, the best adventures start right at your cabin’s doorstep.

Historical and natural attractions in Salla

The most famous attractions in Salla area consist of natural wonders but also memories from the Winter War that hide in the forests throughout the municipality. Visit the actual battlegrounds, one of the many war monuments or the Salpa-line fortification that was built to protect the Eastern border. In the Salla Museum of War and Reconstruction, travellers can learn more about the history of Salla before, during and after the Winter War. Don’t forget to visit the beautiful rock church that is open every day in the summertime.

The natural attractions in Salla area might hide very close to your cottage porch. Visit the blue-glowing sediment and chalkstones of Könkäänmaa, a 7-metre-tall Rupakivi Rock, Finland’s largest potholes in Aholanvaara, the Devil’s Church in Tuntsa and many stunning waterfalls and lookout spots in Salla area.

Winter and summer activities in Salla

In winter, the Salla ski centre offers 15 slopes for adrenaline-hunters. If you prefer calmer winter sports, rent cross-country skis and head over to the 160-km-long network of skiing trails. In Salla, you’ll find lots of easy paths for winter walking or snowshoeing. You can also try reindeer, husky or snowmobile safaris.

In summer you can enjoy the Midnight Sun in Salla by hiking, biking, kayaking or canoeing around the clock. In Salla, you can find a vast 300-km network of hiking trails suitable for everyone. In the best case, the closest nature trail begins right at the doorstep of your rental cottage.

In Salla Reindeer Park, you can learn about the local culture of reindeer husbandry any time of the year. And don’t forget to visit Oulanka National Park and the most famous hiking route in Finland, Karhunkierros.

Find a rental cottage or other accommodation in Salla

Finding accommodation in Salla is easy with the help of Gofinland; just enter your dates and the type of vacation rental you prefer, and you’re ready to book. Stay in a simple cabin in the pristine wilderness, find a well-equipped cottage near services or a luxurious villa for a relaxing nature holiday in Salla, Finnish Lapland.

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