7 days in Ristiina & Salla Itinerary

7 days in Ristiina & Salla Itinerary

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Ristiina ©
Ristiina was a municipality of Finland. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Liehtalanniemen museotila, then pause for some serene contemplation at Savitaipale Church, then contemplate the long history of The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Anttola Church.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ristiina day trip tool.

St. Petersburg, Russia to Ristiina is an approximately 4-hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Ristiina is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from St. Petersburg in July since evenings lows in Ristiina dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Ristiina

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Mantyharju, Liehtalanniemen museotila, Anttola Church, Savitaipale Church
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Art Centre Salmela ©
Art Centre Salmela
Savitaipale Church ©
Savitaipale Church
Anttola Church ©
Anttola Church


Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salla: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi), Luosto (Luosto Adventures & Amethyst Mine Lapland) and Pyhatunturi (in Pelkosenniemi). And it doesn't end there: trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Salla online vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ristiina to Salla. When traveling from Ristiina in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Salla, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salla

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Luosto, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Pyhatunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail