Vital Villages - Salla Village Tour

Salmivaara Hiking Route

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Description:
In Salmivaara village you can climb to the top of Kukkura to see the view. This is the traditional place for the local people to come to celebrate Midsummer. They have built a fireplace for public use, and there is also a small landscape tower. The route is marked with yellow paint. The walk to the top is app.1,5km. Left option is shorter and steep, right way is easier to climb but a bit longer.

Directions:
From Salla 13km to Kemijärvi direction. Turn right (Salmivaara). Drive 2km, turn left (Vanhatie). Drive 600m gravel road to a mast. The route starts from here.

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