In addition to a wide range of destinations where you can enjoy one of a dozen different types of saunas, Sauna Region has a lot of interesting events, which bring the Finnish sauna culture closer to you. Have a look at the events and make your stay in Lakeland – Jyväskylä Region a memorable one!
SAUNA REGION WEEK 26.6.-3.7.2021
Since Sauna Region Week 2020 had to be canceled, we are already looking forward to Sauna Region Week 2021. Check out the program and add Sauna Region Week to your next year’s travel bucket list!
CANCELLED: SAUNA REGION WEEK 27.6.-4.7.2020
Sauna Region Week 2020 has been canceled.
We have closely monitored the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on public events. As a responsible travel organisation, we will comply with the instructions issued by the authorities and the city of Jyväskylä to contain the coronavirus. As a sustainable travel destination with the principles of responsible tourism, we have decided not to market Sauna Region Week this year, and for this reason Sauna Region Week 2020 has been canceled due to the current pandemic.
ENJOY CHRISTMAS SAUNAS IN THE SAUNA REGION
Christmas is just around the corner, and so is the time for family reunions, traditions and relaxation. While some traditions may change, the others stay for good, and having Christmas sauna (‘joulusauna’) is one of such centuries old Finnish traditions. In fact, Christmas sauna is perhaps one of the oldest Christmas traditions in Finland!
SAUNA REGION WEEK 29.6.-7.7.2019
Sauna Region Week is organized again at the end of June and beginning of July. The saunas are warm throughout the province of Central Finland. You can participate to the Sarvenperä Sauna Marathon or Sauna Heating World Championship for example. The preliminary program is now published!
The Christmas Sauna Peace has been declared in Himos on Friday 14th of December 2018
The Christmas Sauna Peace has been declared from Central Finland since the year 2015. It has been done in different locations in Central Finland. This year it was declared in Himos by the Managing Director Tiina Mäntyharju from Himos Holiday. The previous declarations are from Spa and Sports Hotel Peurunka by the Managing Director Seppo Virta 2017, Varjola by the Managing Director Markus Kallio 2016 ,and Revontuli 2015.
Videos and photos from the Sauna Region Week 2018
The 65 sauna turns of the Sauna Region Week 2018 offered experiences for approximately 1,900 sauna users from Finland, Australia, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Estonia, Mexico and Japan.
Photo exhibition about Finnish Sauna Traditions
Finns are sauna folk. Photographer Emmi Minkkinen is preserving this sauna folk’s traditions with her Saunakansa (eng. Sauna Folk) photo exhibition. The photo exhibition can be found from Jyväskylä during Sauna Region Week 2018 and World Sauna Forum 2018.
Sauna Region Week 2018 program published
The full information of Sauna Region Week 2018 is published. The sauna event is held for third time in Central Finland and there are more than 60 sauna slots during the week. Find the most suitable for you and familiarize yourself to best saunas in Central Finland!
Sauna Jazz at the Aikon Kartano at Viitasaari on 17th March starting at 11:00
The Aikon Kartano becomes the centre of fun and music for the second year round, as the Sauna Jazz Festival is arranged on March 17th.
Tickets: 15 €, www.liveto.fi
Sauna Region Week 30.6.-7.7.2018
Sauna Region Week is organized again at the first week of July. The saunas are warm through out the Central Finland. You can participate to the Sarvenperä Sauna Marathon or Sauna Heating World Championship. The program will be published soon.
WORLD SAUNA FORUM AT JYVÄSKYLÄ 29.9.2017
Sauna from Finland organizes an international Sauna seminar about health, well-being and business from sauna. At the same time you can visit Hygge 2017 wellbeing fair at Jyväskylä Congress Centre, Paviljonki.
Savo Saunoo 21.-27.8.2017
Savo (region next to Central Finland) organises Savo goes to Sauna event 21.-27.8.2017. During this week different companies offer their sauna for public use. You can reserve a sauna for your family and friends to use privately.
Sauna Region Week 1-8.7.2017
Arranged for the first time in 2016, Sauna Region Week has become a great tradition for the region, which has some of the most interesting saunas and services. Get a chance to experience real Finnish saunas during Sauna Region Week 2017. The programme was officially announced during MATKA2017 Travel Fair in Helsinki.
Lady’s Peat Sauna in Tupaswilla 2017
Tupaswilla arranges peat sauna shifts for women on Mondays 6.3., 3.4, 8.5 and 5.6. at 17-19. During a sauna seccion in the world’s largest smoke sauna a professional peat therapist will instruct on methods of relaxation and cleansing with the helt of peat The session includes also swimming in a pond and snacks (tea or coffee and bread baked in Tupaswilla). Please take your iwn swimming suits, towels and a drinking bottle.
Reservations shall be made in advance by 12 o’clock: firstname.lastname@example.org or +358 20 7410 100.
Price: 30 €/person, cash only
Sauna Jazz 18.3.2017 at 16 in Aiko Manor
Aiko Manor becomes the centre of fun and music, as the Sauna Jazz Festival is arranged on March 18. In addition to various saunas “on wheels”, guests of the festival can enjoy jazz music performed by Vauhtivintillä Neliveto and Haulibros.
Tickets: 15 €, www.liveto.fi
Main photo: Julia Kivelä