Salo - we can offer you beautiful nature and plenty of enthusiasm

Salo is a vibrant hub of commercial activity, well known for its ICT business, basic industries and services as well as plastic and metal industry. The region has also a strong tradition in agriculture. The city is continuously developing its education offering according to the requirements voiced by the actors involved. Located at the heart of the most active region in Finland within a 30-minute driving distance to the city of Turku and just over an hour to the city of Helsinki, Salo is highly accessible. Salo sets the scene for success.

Salo offers diverse housing opportunities ranging from homes at the heart of the city, located only a stone´s throw away from the market square, to houses situated by a lake in the countryside. All basic services are provided also in the countryside, other services being available in abundance in the city centre. Despite its extensive surface area, Salo offers a warm and welcoming small-town atmosphere. With its rich cultural history and a vibrant cultural life,Salo offers countless leisure time opportunities. The city has excellent possibilities for outdoor activities and sports, whether you are interested in golf, boating or simplyrecreation in nature. The city´s versatile environment promotes meaningful leisure-time activities, and many summer inhabitants have found their second home in Salo.

Location and distances from the Salo center

Capital of the province, Turku 50 km
Nearest airport, Turku 54 km
Nearest port, Turku 55 km
Nearest railway station, Salo
Capital city, Helsinki 115 km
Tampere 150 km
Inkoo 70 km
Hanko 85 Km
Kemiö 50 km


Population 53 781 (30.4.2016)
Total area 2 168
-water 181
-land 1 987
Income tax rate 20,75 %
Unemployment rate 15,7 % (30.4.2016)
Enterprises (5 094 22.12.2015 Suomen Asiakastieto Oy)
Farms 083 (summer 2015)
Summer residences 7268 (31.3.2015)