Terveystalo Location - Sulkava


The happiest municipality
(in the happiest country of the world)

Sulkava is located on the shorelines of the fabulous lake Saimaa - the biggest lake in Finland. The town thrives on a feeling of community and neighbourly support and has everything you need for a healthy, balanced life. Lake Saimaa is also home to the special ring seal, which - if you're lucky to - is quite a delight to see!

In Sulkava, you can follow the drastic seasonal changes of nature upon landscape that was sculpted during the ice agewhile enjoying everyday life by the water. With many locations as part of the Saimaa UNESCO Geopark, the region offers much to see and experience to those interested in history and nature. 

Sulkava is a picturesque town, ideal for families, offering the entire school path from early education up to high school with small classroom sizes.  The town also offers plenty for those interested in a lakeside life – such as boating, fishing and rowing. 

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Sulkava at a Glance

Features of Sulkava



people live here and love their local ring seal very much.

~ 39 km

or a 30-minute drive to the closest city,  Savonlinna. Mikkeli is about an hour's drive away.

Growing little town

in the world-known Saimaa region.

Living in Sulkava


Full school path

from daycare to primary and secondary school, including high school.


with plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities throughout the year.  

Ditch your car keys

because the village is accessible by foot or bicycle. Car is recommended for access to bigger cities.

Living costs in Sulkava


Cheaper than big cities

with affordable housing. E.g. doctors appointments (general doctor or dentist) are about 20€/ visit.

From 350€ to 680€

is the cost for monthly apartment rents including heating, building services and basic home appliances.


is the tax percentage of this municipality.

The estimated percentage of deductions (including taxes & social contributions) for an income of 2500€/ month before taxes is about 25% for a person who is part of a congregation, born in 1992 and single.

Saimaa region

Easy living, room to breathe, space to roam... Sounds too good to be true, right?

It doesn't need to be. Don’t compromise on your dreams -  find your true home in the middle of nature, on the shore of lake Saimaa! Hobbies and sports clubs for kids and adults, schools and healthcare services, affordable living cost, all surrounded by nature - these are the basis of this peaceful lifestyle and high quality of life.

Let Saimaa charm you!


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