Finland: Salla Log Cabin Winter Fun for Families and Couples
Log Cabin Winter Activity Holiday in Finland
What Makes Me Mighty Fine
- Gentle, six day, multi-activity holiday, based in the deep, snow-laden Finnish fells
- Sleep in fabulous log cabins, situated close to a ski slope
- Drive a reindeer sleigh and mush a team of huskies
- Search for the Northern Lights and discover the art of showshoeing
- Specialist Winter clothing provided throughout the stay, including thermal overalls, boots and balaclava for the activities.
Our Finland winter holiday is absolutely perfect for those seeking exciting adventures and breathtaking views. This holiday to Salla offers all of this and much more and is sure to leave you with some unforgettable memories.
The beautiful landscape around Salla plays host to some exhilarating winter experiences, enjoy husky safaris, reindeer sleigh rides and even a spot of snowshoeing. Your Finland winter holiday boasts many pre-planned activities but also leaves you free time to relax, unwind and soak up the slower pace of life here. If relaxation isn’t on your wish list though, there’s a great range of optional excursions you can book to ensure your whole holiday is action-packed.
By day, explore the snow-covered countryside on foot or by sled and be blown away by the pristine beauty of the vistas. By night, you might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the incredible Northern Lights – a sight unlike any other in the world! The explosions of colour are overwhelmingly beautiful and are an absolute must-see for visitors to this part of the world.
During your break you will stay in traditional Finnish log cabins complete with sauna and a log fire. Indeed, if you're looking for a holiday crammed with incredible moments, sensational surroundings and wonderful activities, this is the getaway for you!
Would you love this trip with a bit more wildlife? Try the Lapland Short Break for the Family, an action-packed opportunity to see Polar Bears.
Still in need of guidance? Check out our Finnish holiday ideas or Lapland holiday ideas for breaks in these great destinations. If you're wanting to take the kids, our family holiday ideas should inspire you to find the right trip. If it's an activity-focussed holiday you're looking for, take a peek at our winter activity holiday ideas or husky safari holiday ideas. If you're looking a remote hideaway, have a look at our log cabin holiday ideas. Alternatively, speak to our helpful travel team on 0333 800 2033 or using our online chat system (during office hours).
Day 1 - Arrive in Finland
Upon arrival at Rovaniemi airport, you will be met and transferred to your accommodation in Salla. Depending on your time of arrival, you will be greeted with a hearty dinner and there will be free time to settle in to your log cabin.
You may want to spend the first evening of your Finland winter holiday exploring your surroundings or trying to catching a glimpse of the local wildlife. On the other hand, you may simply wish to spend your night relaxing with a snooze in front of the roaring log fire!Meals included:Dinner
Day 2 - Husky Safari
After a wholesome breakfast, you will kick off your holiday with an exhilarating husky safari. The day begins with some basic training and a safety briefing. Once your training is complete you will be allowed to explore the local area on a thrilling sled ride, accompanied by an expert guide. Round off the first day of your Finland winter holiday with a delicious dinner back at your accommodation.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 - Reindeer Safari
Begin the day with breakfast and then it’s on to the local reindeer park to meet some of these wonderful creatures. Later you will set off on an enthralling sleigh ride to see some of the spectacular sights which only a Finland winter holiday has to offer. Along the way you’ll stop at a traditional Finnish barbeque hut (kota) for refreshments. Back at your log cabin there’s time to relax before dinner.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 - Leisure Time and the Aurora
Spend today at leisure or choose one of our optional excursions. After dinner, as the darkness draws in, you will be collected by a guide and taken to some of the best light spotting locations in a snowmobile-pulled sleigh! Weather permitting, you may witness one of most fascinating and unique displays that nature has to offer. A sighting of the Northern Lights will really set your Finland winter holiday apart from the rest!Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 - Snowshoes and Ice Fishing
You will probably feel quite overwhelmed by what you saw last night, but there’s still more! After breakfast, put on your snowshoes and prepare to see some of Finland’s amazing views on foot! There are many designated paths which your guide will lead you along before settling down for some ice fishing.
After trying your hand at this authentic pastime, you'll return to your accommodation. Perhaps you can take the catch of the day back to the restaurant and have it cooked for this evening's farewell meal as your holiday draws to a close.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 - Departure
Enjoy your last breakfast in Finland before heading back to Rovaniemi airport. You’re sure to be going home with some fantastic Finland winter holiday memories – so don’t hesitate to visit this amazing country again!Meals included:Breakfast
- Return flights from London Heathrow (details of regional departures on request)
- Return escorted airport transfers
- Five nights' accommodation in a cottage
- The following activities and excursions, as per the itinerary:
- Husky safari
- Reindeer safari
- Northern Lights safari
- Snowshoe tour with ice fishing
- Meals as per the itinerary
- Specialist Winter clothing provided throughout the stay, including thermal overalls, boots and balaclava for the activities
- Travel Insurance (this can, however, be arranged for you. Simply speak to our travel team for a competitive quote for comprehensive cover)
- Prices are per person, based on two adults sharing
- Child prices quoted are based on one child sharing with two adults
- Child prices quoted are for children between 4 and 11 years of age
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- Prices are per person
|08/01/2018||15/04/2018||Upgrade to a one bedroom Cottage with Sauna (per person) from||£42|
|08/01/2018||15/04/2018||Upgrade to a two bedroom Cottage with Sauna (per person) from||£234|
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