Central Finland

Sauna region of the world


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Sauna Region of the World

Sauna is the key word of this area because Central Finland has declared itself as a Sauna Region of the World on 1st September 2015. The basis for such a title comes from the fact that a lot of companies from sauna industry as well as tourism companies with sauna services are concentrated in Central Finland.

Located in the Lakeland, Central Finland has some of the most spectacular places to dive into the sauna culture. Some of the most unique destinations where sauna traditions are preserved from generation to generation, giving visitors an opportunity to experience an authentic Finnish sauna can be found in Central Finland. That is why we are happy to offer some of the most unique sauna experiences for both Finnish and international guests.

Whether the sauna has become a crucial part of your life or it has been seen as something rather exotic, the Sauna Region opens up to everyone the world of the Finnish sauna.

*Main photo: Jaakko Tähti

Sauna in Solo Sokos Hotel Paviljonki

Sauna Region Week Program 2018

The program of the Sauna Region Week is published. All kind of saunas, sauna treatments, and sauna happenings are waiting for your visit! Check it out!



– Sauna Region Week on 30th June – 7th July 2018.


Sauna packages

Spa, holiday centres and hotels of Central Finland offer a wide range of possibilities to enjoy the sauna. Whether you travel with a large group of friends, with your husband or wife, or with children, you can definitely find the best option. All the packages include not only a sauna session but other services and […]


Finnish Sauna

Sauna is an important part of Finnish culture. It is a place for relaxation, for a casual chat with friends and family and a way of improving one's health. How important is sauna for Finns? Finland is a country of slightly over five million inhabitant, that has over tree million saunas. These figures are just for understanding the importance that sauna has for Finns.

What is Sauna?

Sauna in Finland is an essential part of life, well-being and relaxation


Experience Finnish Sauna

Nothing can explain the essence of the sauna better than your own experience


What’s on

Stay tuned for events and updates from the Sauna Region