If you want to understand and participate in the Finnish sauna traditions, this is a very good choice. The best way to discover this is by car.
Throughout Finland, you will find the sauna is an essential part of everyday life and well-being.
You will find around 45 Spas, Spa Resorts and Wellness Centres located throughout the country. The resorts are located in beautiful surroundings, where you can combine the great sauna, spa and wellness experiences with excellent food and local activities. Today’s modern Finnish spa and spa resort is essentially a hotel with specialised equipment and staffed with doctors, nurses and health professionals.
This suggested self-drive tour route is for people interested in Finnish sauna culture and traditions. This route is gathering the best Finnish saunas from Helsinki and Finnish Lakeland area - some public, some private, some traditional and some representing the newest in Finnish sauna design.
Start in Helsinki via Kouvola, Mikkeli, Savonlinna, Jyväskylä, Tampere and back to Helsinki.
The route is 1200 km long.