Local Services

Welcome to Salo!

You can get started by watching the welcome to Salo video.
There is plenty to do and experience!


Transportation to and from Hotel Salora

By train

Hotel Salora is located less than 10 minutes' walk from Salo train station. The bus station is located almost next to the train station!

See timetables

By bus

You can use the local public transportation (bus) to travel in the center of Salo and in the Salo area. Remember that the bus station for long distance journeys is less than ten minutes' walk from Hotel Salora!

Open the route guide

By taxi

Salon Ulataksi is a reliable partner when you need a taxi.

Call a taxi

Cafes and restaurants

We have compiled tips for you on places to eat in Salo!

Design Hill – Perhaps Finland’s most pleasant stopover along the Turku-Helsinki highway in Haliko! Chocolate Factory, Cider Factory, wonderful cafe with pastries, salads, juices, etc. delicacies. Outlet for hair care products, Marimekko, Iittala, gifts, cosmetics, ceramics, clothes.

Kuiro bakery is the oldest still operating bakery in Salo.

Salo torikaffe locatesin the middle of Salo, by the Salonjoki, on the market square.

Kahvila Wilhelmina serves sweet treats and salty, lighter lunches between the river and the Shopping Center Plaza.

Restaurant Kastu serves high-quality bistro-style food from nearby and a little further.

Restaurant Antonio in the shopping center Plaza serves Mexican food culture combined with a more traditional, Finnish taste.

The unique Rikalan Krouvi serves local Finnish food without forgetting international nuances in traditional landscapes on Rikalanmäki.

Restaurant Musine offers lunch, dinner and live music next to the river Salo.

Restaurant Rikala Bar & Grill serves a versatile, delicious menu flavored with local food.

Restaurant Wiurila Club Engel in a wonderful mansion environment next to Wiurila Golf, e.g. pizzas and homemade ice cream!

In addition, in Salo you can find e.g. two Hesburgers, McDonald’s, Espresso House and several Kebab restaurants, Nepalese food and Chinese restaurants.

Excercise and kids

We have put together a few additional tips after the activities at Astrum Center have been tested!

The Salo Sports Park has various activities including Salo’s swimming hall, horse stable, big family park, skatepark (also pump track), ice rink, athletics field, Salohalli,Ice hockey rink, tennis, squash and padel courts.

Teijo National Park is a lovely nature destination for families with children. From shorter to longer walks. You can travel safely on the marked routes in the area, and at the rest stops you can grill sausages and admire nature. Nearby are the pictoresque and hip villages of Teijo, Kirjakkala and Mathildedal, where you can find many activities such as skiing, mountain biking, downhill skiing, downhill driving, painpall, kayak rental etc.

The Salo electronics museum is located right there, where it all started, Astrum Keskus. Museum is located in part of the building where the Salora televisions where once shipped all over the world!

The children’s transport park Alanko is a very fun place where you can drive pedal cars in compliance with the traffic rules. Also, it is free of charge!

Vuohensaari Camping by the Halikko Bay area has shorter walking routes, and bird towers. They offer minigolf, kids play area, cafe, a beach to take a cooling dip and canoe rental!

The Salo Art Museum offers a wide range of different art exhibitions about 500 meters from Hotel Salora.

Cinemas Lumo and Biosalo offer boxoffice hits on big screen.

In the iron village of Kirjakkala, on the shore of Lake Hamarijärvi, you can rent canoes and kayaks and see spot some ospreys. In addition, beautiful hiking trails on the shores of the lake. Archery is a special activity!

Other services

We have compiled services that you may need during your visit.

The biggest grocery store Prisma in Halikko is open 24/7. Alko, a laundromat, Hesburger, a hairdresser and a pharmacy can also be found under the same roof.

Teboil’s unmanned gas station on Mariankatu is located about 200 meters from Hotel Salora.

Yliopiston Apteekki offers the widest opening hours of Salo’s pharmacies.

From this link you can check the ATMs and banks in Salo.

Postal service operates in the premises of Salon Citymarket.

The closest grocery store to Hotel Salora is Neste-K.