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Whether you are an active sauna-goer or a newbie interested in experiencing authentic Finnish sauna culture, Tampere – the Sauna Capital of the World – is the place to be! Tampere has the largest number of public saunas in Finland.

Our historic gem is the Rajaportti sauna – the oldest still operating public sauna in Finland. The sauna is located in the old workers area in ​​Pispala, and its roots date back to 1906.

Rajaportti’s sauna. Photo: Laura Vanzo / Visit Tampere

If you are looking for a sauna on the lakefront, you should head to the legendary Rauhaniemi or Kaupinoja sauna. Both of them offer possilibility to swim – even in the winter, if you have the guts to take a dip in ice cold water!

In Kaukajärvi lake you can swim in the cleanest waters of Pirkanmaa. The Suomensaari sauna in Lielahti is renowned for its feisty heat and an exceptionally friendly service.

In Tohloppi and in Hervanta, you can get an unique experience in delightful, portable “sauna cottages” by the lake.

Rauhaniemi. Photo: Laura Vanzo / Visit Tampere

At Sauna Restaurant Kuuma you can enjoy a sauna and some good food, and if you want, even take a dip to the lake from the pier, all year round!

If you would like to experience an authentic, traditional smoke sauna, go to Niemi-Kapee in Teisko! Smoke sauna is available for public a couple of times a month, all year round.

For an unforgettable winter swimming experience warmed by wood-fired sauna, visit Suolijärvi sauna in Hervanta.

In Tampere, every day is a sauna day. We warmly welcome you!



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