Lomaseutu is a Finnish word that means “holiday region”. As the name implies, people come to Lomaseutu to enjoy a relaxing and peaceful holiday, taking in the beauty and quiet of the lakeside and forest scenery, in the tender care of Mother Nature.
Cottages, sauna, wandering in the forest and wild food are essential elements of the local lifestyle, and they reveal the importance locals place on their relationship with nature. The best times to experience it for yourself is during autumn, winter and spring. Lomaseutu is known as the location of Finland’s southernmost wilderness, Salamajärvi National Park. It is also famous for thousands of lakes that are teeming with fish, and also the rapids that flow between them. It is believed here that nature has healing powers, so forest bathing and forest yoga are popular activities.