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Wanha Pappila Cottages

Situated by the Bothnian Bay in the beautiful and historic Simo region, these self-catering cottages feature waterfront views, a private sauna and free WiFi. The location is in a peaceful rural village in the middle of nature. The beach is just a few steps away, although during the winter it’s completely frozen.  The area offers many  activities, such as hiking on nearby trails, salmon fishing in the Simojoki river and skiing. 


- Kemi-Tornio airport 30 min
- Kemi railway station 20 min
- Sweden (Haparanta, Ikea) 40 min
- Oulu 1 hour
- Rovaniemi 1,5 hour
- Ranua Zoo 1,2 hour


Summer and winter activities

There are also many possibilities for independent activities in the nearby area. Popular options are fishing and canoeing, either in the sea, or the nearby river, Simojoki. Simojoki is a free flowing salmon river. 

Among other options are nature hikes, and berry and mushroom picking in the nearby forests. One popular location is the Martimoaapa conservation area. During winter, some of the popular activities in the area are skiing and snowshoeing.