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Ski holidays in Salla, Finland

Finland is one of the most visually stunning regions in the world and the Salla resort is a popular option for skiers and adventure seekers. Right in the middle of Lapland, the area has a rich history of skiing and was named as the country’s first venue for downhill and slalom contests in 1937.

Offering beginner slopes, intermediate runs and a range of advanced courses, Salla is a fantastic family-friendly resort and is a great place for everyone to enjoy the thrills of winter sports.

Resort Statistics

Lapland snowy landscape
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 7
Intermediates 3
Advanced 5
Total Runs 15
Resort Statistics
Resort Altitude 213m
Highest Lift 443m
Total Piste 10km
Longest Run 1km
Uphill Capacity 1
Total Lifts 6
Drag Lifts 6
Snow Parks 1

Salla ski resort

The charming magic of Lapland is one of the main reasons why the resort is one of the best places to ski in northern Europe. As well as being the ideal destination to start skiing, there are plenty of other exciting activities to try, ranging from toboggan races to slaloming.

There is the extraordinary Northern Lights visible on an evening and snowmobile, reindeer and husky safaris available to give visitors a fantastic insight into the wilderness.

Snow conditions in Salla

The season here runs from December to February and skiers can expect excellent snow coverage during their stay. Snow-making is also available on all slopes, ensuring great conditions.

Skiing in Salla

There is a total of 15 slopes across the resort and the longest run is 1300m, while the vertical rise is 230m and there is a snow park with great facilities for snowboarders and freestylers.

Views from the top of the park give skiers and snowboarders a fantastic vantage point for gazing out into the amazing scenery, whereas the speed check points across the eastern slope gives skiers the option to check their speed and work on their times.

Apres ski, restaurants and other activities in Salla

Away from the slopes, the biggest appeal of Salla is undoubtedly the mesmerising Northern Lights. Tourists flock from across the world to witness the majestic display and the resort is a great destination to see their natural beauty in-person.