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Jatkankamppa Smoke Sauna

Rauhalahti, Kuopio 70700, Finland
+358 3 060830
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A must do!!

A fabulous experience. Really can't recommend this enough. My partner and I had a wonderful evening... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Laura C
via mobile
Unique Cultural Experience

We’d already had several sauna experiences on our holiday in Finland, so on a Tuesday night our... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
Boyd J
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Lumberjacks' style, traditional restaurant, 600 metres from Spa Hotel Rauhalahti, on Lake Kallavesi. Traditional buffet, bar. In the same yard "the world's largest smoke sauna" with the possibility to swim in the lake (in winter in the ice hole). The sauna room (steam room) is unisex, separate dressing and shower rooms. In the sauna you can use swimsuit or towel. PUBLIC evenings: Tuesdays all around the year and in summer June-August also Thursdays PUBLIC traditional evenings 16-22 PM (in June-August until 23 PM): tradional buffet, smokesauna is available, accordeonist plays and sing-song and in summer time also lumberjack's demonstration at 18 and 20. Ohter days are for groups in private use.
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Hours Today: 16:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Rauhalahti, Kuopio 70700, Finland
+358 3 060830
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

A fabulous experience. Really can't recommend this enough. My partner and I had a wonderful evening enjoying the glorious smoke smell, intense heat and then exhilarating jump into the lake. Stunning views and a unique setting. There are small lockers for valuables and towels are...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We’d already had several sauna experiences on our holiday in Finland, so on a Tuesday night our Finnish friends took us to the Jatkankamppa Smoke Sauna. By now we kind of knew what to expect; the smoke was an added dimension and as always, the...More

Thank Boyd J
Reviewed 7 September 2016

It is a fantastic sauna near a lake It opens only Tuesday and Thursday after 16:00 The most beautifull thing it was the swimming into the lake after the sauna and you can go again in and again to the lake This an excellent experience

Thank YVONNi12
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Visited kuopio in September and we decided to relax one day, after a long journey, and went to jatkankamppa sauna, fantastic!! The sauna regenerated us!!

Thank Arlind L
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Lived in Kuopio for 6 years now and not once did I take a local Finnish person to this place. Entrance fee is about 10€ for which you get a towel, locker if needed and a lot of excitement. There is student discount as well....More

2  Thank hajlander1984
Reviewed 11 November 2015

One gets to understand finns better if dare to visit the smoke sauna. Good in winter when you get to be in the sauna's heat for a while and then go outside to gasp some fresh and frosty air. You may also want to dive...More

Thank Aleksandr I
Reviewed 10 February 2015

This sauna is quite different from the ones we usually encounter today as it is fired with wood and the smoke penetrates the room and warms it up and is released just before the sauna is ready. This is the traditional way the sauna was...More

4  Thank TheFlyingSuitcase
Reviewed 24 September 2012

I loved the smoke sauna. It's so hot that you start sweating the second you walk in. The smell of the pine wood smoke is lovely. I'd recommend jumping in the lake afterwards rather than just showering as it adds to the whole experience.

Thank aims50
Reviewed 31 January 2012

You can order summer teatre and "rosvopaisti" for groups

1  Thank Jukka B
Reviewed 29 December 2011

Local atmosphere and nice local food. An accordionist at the place playing Finnish and international songs.

1  Thank Minna68
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