Bored with the crowd in recreation areas and their congested parking lots? We have a destination here in Southern Lapland that is still an undiscovered gem. The uniquely magnificent hiking area of Simojärvi (63.7 sq m) and Soppana (11 sq m) in the terrains of Ranua and Posio is a natural destination that you have already been dreaming of in the crowds of well-known hiking places and been wondering whether any such places even exist today.
Simojärvi (length 40km, maximum depth 27m) is Finland's 50th largest lake that will charm and dazzle you by its clear water. It is also one of the few “wild” waters in Finland that has not been regulated. A large part of the area of Lake Simojärvi is included in the coast protection program, so its numerous wonderful sandy beaches are preserved in their natural state.
The area is therefore ideal for water excursions, but also for hiking and mountain biking.
Metsä Kolo is only 14 km away from this natural wonder of Finland, so it serves as a great base for your nature adventure. In Metsä Kolo, your accommodation options include a log cabin, a room upstairs in the main house, a Tentsile tree tent or your own tent. If you wish, we can also rent a tent for an overnight trip. We also have a couple of Canadian canoes (for an additional fee) to take with you to the amazing nature adventure at Lake Simojärvi. A bike can also be arranged for a small fee if you feel like enjoying the scenery on wheels.
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