Photo: Harri Tarvainen

Sauna Region Week 1.-8.7.2017

Last year Sauna Region arranged the first ever Sauna Region Week. Having gathered a network of tourist destinations and companies within the sauna industry, Sauna Week offered a lot of unique opportunities for sauna lovers or anyone interested in this essential part of the Finnish culture. Visit Central Finland is proud to announce that the Sauna Region Week will also take place next year. The programme of the Sauna Region Week 2017 will be published in 20th January 2017 at 2 pm at Matka Fair. You will find us from Matka Fair at stand 6g2.




Programme 2016
2.7. Himos Holiday Centre heats up saunas during Iskelmä Festival

How many people can have sauna at once? Himos Holiday Centre has about 500 saunas. Sauna Region challenges all the guests of Himos Holiday Centre and Central Finland to heat up saunas from 11.00 to 24.00. There is a special photo contest arranged during the Sauna Week. You can post your sauna related photos on Instagram using #saunaregion hashtag or send them by email to

Take part in the photo contest and get a chance to win one of these prizes:
– spa holiday package for 2 persons in the Spa Hotel Peurunka (incl. accommodation, breakfast, spa and gym)
– rafting in Varjola Holiday Centre for 4-6 persons
– accommodation package for 2 persons  in the Holiday Centre Revontuli  (incl. accommodation, breakfast, sauna and green fee or bowling for 2 persons)

2.7.-9.7. Try saunas in the Sokos Hotel Alexandra and Solo Sokos Hotel Paviljonki from 16.00 to 18.00 for a special price 5 €/ person

In addition to the sauna, the Original Sokos Hotel Alexandra has several hot tubs to have a dip in after a sauna session. Exclusive interior design and incredible views at Lake Jyväsjärvi opening up from the 9th floor are the special features of the sauna in the Solo Sokos Hotel Paviljonki, which has received several awards as one of the best hotels in Finland.

3.7. The smoke sauna in Lakomäki Manor is heated up from 12.00 to 18.00, price 10 €/ person

Over 1000 kilograms of stone in a sauna stove guarantee great sauna experience! Hostess Pertta will put the healing spell on the sauna bathers, so any illness shall be cured. Take your swimsuit and towel and join the mixed sauna. You will have a chance to enjoy some food and drinks during the day (for a separate fee).
Address: Viitasaarentie 2900, 43300 Kannonkoski
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5.7. Sauna Therapy Day for women in Varjola Holiday Centre, Koskenniska Smoke Sauna from 12.00 to 15.00, price 20 €/ person/ treatment

A certified sauna therapist treats you with natural products and herbal tee. You can book a treatment by e-mail: There is a place for 20 participants.

12.00-13.30 Cinderella’s Stress Relief

With the Cinderella’s Stress Relief package you will have a special honey and salt treatment which will make your skin shine with health. Every once in a while you will cool off wrapped in a linen while drinking a lot of water. The treatment and whisking helps metabolism and cleanses your body. Come and enjoy the treatment and give yourself a day as a princess.

13.30-15.00 Peat treatment

In the old days, Finns turned the peat land to fields. Ever since the first settlers, peat has been recognized as one of the healing products in naturopathic medicine. It is stated that blood circulation and metabolism are accelerated after the peat treatment.

6.7. Get to know all the saunas of the region with a special sauna tour bus for only 10 €/ person

= The World’s largest smoke sauna ready for you in Tupaswilla from 12.30 to 18.30 . Peat sauna treatment 20 € /person. “Nasu” military vehicle ride 10 € /person.
= The whole Spa is at your use  in Spa Hotel Peurunka from 12.35 to 18.35
= In Taulu Manor the smoke sauna, aroma sauna and hot spring by the river are heated for you from 14.00 to 20.00. Possibility to enjoy food.
= The Smoke Sauna and hot tub is warmed up in the Holiday Resort Revontuli from 13.30 until 19.00

Sauna Tour Bus Timetable:

= First ride from Jyväskylä harbour at 12.00, Spa Hotel Peurunka at 12.35, Tupaswilla at 12.45, Holiday Centre Revontuli at 13.35, Taulu Manor at 14.05, back to the harbour at 14.40
= Second ride (return from the first ride) from Jyväskylä harbour at 15.00, Spa Hotel Peurunka at 15.35, Tupaswilla at 15.45, Holiday Centre Revontuli at 16.35, Taulu Manor at 17.05, back to the harbour at 17.40
= Return from the second ride from Jyväskylä harbour at 18.00, Spa Hotel Peurunka at 18.35, Tupaswilla at 18.45, Holiday Centre Revontuli at 19.35, Taulu Manor at 20.05, back to the harbour at 20.40

6.7. Open up the Sauna World at the Spa Hotel Rantasipi Laajavuori for only 10 €/ person

In addition to the visit to the Sauna World, the price includes guided sessions in the infrared sauna at 17.00 and at 18.00 (duration about 20 minutes). Book:

7.7. Jyväskylä Harbour Sauna Day from 11.00 to 22.00

The saunas in Houseboat and M/S Löyly are warmed up for you. Price 10 €/ person/ sauna from 12.00 to 18.00
Get to taste the Sauna Region Beer and sausages at the boat Gaia from 11.00 to 17.00.
– The Sauna Region beer is made by HIISI brewery and sausages by Tiituspohjan Palvari Oy
Presentation of Jämsä Sauna Village at Houseboat at 13.00, 15.00 and 17.00

8.7. Touring Saunas in the Spa Hotel Perunka, Varjola Holiday Centre and Tupaswilla. Sauna Dances in Varjola Holiday Centre

Come and test the saunas in Laukaa area during the Sauna Heating World Championship! A non-stop bus leaves from S-Market Laukaa parking lot at 18.45 to Spa Hotel Peurunka, Varjola Holiday Centre and Tupaswilla. A bus to sauna dances leaves at 21.00 from Peurunka to Varjola. After sauna dances the bus leaves from Varjola to Peurunka and S-Market Laukaa at midnight .

9.7.  Sauna Heating World Championship at the Spa Hotel Peurunka

The World Sauna Heating Championships starts on Saturday at 14.00. The first competition determines the best sauna heaters who will compete in the finals. The finals will take place at 17.00 in a specially constructed Savotta tent sauna with the stove stones from Harvia. The goal is to heat up this sauna to 80 C degrees. The winner gets Savotta tent sauna and Harvia stove as a prize. There is a special award for the best sauna outfit!

Gather a group of 2-4 people and sign up as a team for the competition. Participation fee is 10 €/ person. The price includes soup and refreshments during the competition.