Harri Tarvainen

Harri Tarvainen

Route for Sauna Lovers

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.


Unique sauna, spa & wellness resorts

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. 


The special sauna route

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.


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Top Destinations on Your Self-drive Tour

Helsinki

Helsinki

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli

Mikkeli is known as Finland`s holiday capital number one related to the more than 10400-holiday cottages in the area around the town and Lake Saimaa.

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Jyväskylä

Jyväskylä

The city of Jyväskylä is located in the lake district of Central Finland.

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Tampere

Tampere

When visiting Tampere you still gets the feeling of being in a smaller city, although it has grown big by Finnish standards.

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Route for Sauna Lovers