Central Finland

Sauna region of the world


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About us

We are a large network of tourism organisations and industrial companies in Central Finland. This is the network, which knows a lot about sauna, sauna culture and which comprises of people who truly love sauna in its all forms and shapes.

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.

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: Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen

Sauna in Solo Sokos Hotel Paviljonki

Sauna Region Week Program 2018

The program of the Sauna Region Week will be published soon. Also this year you can participate to the Sauna Heating World Championship competition.



– The Sauna Jazz Festival on March 17th 2018 at Aikon kartano, Viitasaari.
– 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