Public traditional Smoke Sauna Evenings

THE SMOKE SAUNA IS OPEN ON FRIDAYS AT 16-21 DURING THE PERIOD 5.6. - 7.8.2020

Price for the sauna is 15 € / adult, 7,50 € / child 4-14 yrs incl. the towel. Bring your own swimsuit to keep it in sauna room and when swimming in the lake. Sauna time max. 2 hours.  In additiion you can buy drinks and snacks at sauna.

 

PUBLIC TRADITIONAL EVENINGS AT JÄTKÄNKÄMPPÄ EVERY TUESDAY FROM 30.6.2020

PROGRAMME

  • The lodge is open at 16-22, free entrance to the area
  • Smoke sauna available at 16-21. Price for the sauna is 15 € / adult, 7,50 € / child 4-14 yrs incl. the towel. Bring your own swimsuit to keep it in sauna room and when swimming in the lake. Sauna time max. 2 hours. In additiion you can buy drinks at sauna.
  • Dinner buffet is served. Settings: 16.30-18.30 and 19.00-21.00. Menu: Robber's Roast. Price 23 € / adult, 11,50 € / child 4-14 yrs
  • You can find the the whole menu here.
  • Live accordion/violin music at 17-21 
  • Lumberjack's demonstrations on the water at 18.30 and 20.30

Note: there is no public traditional evenings Thursdays like it has been for years in summer time.

 

TRADITIONAL EVENINGS IN NORMAL CONDITIONS

Come and enjoy real Finnish experiences in lumberjacks's style in 50's. Visit the very large smoke sauna, have a delicious traditional dinner with Kuopio specialities, enjoy live accordeon music and even dance.

"Traditional public Finnish evenings" are organised Tuesdays around the year at Jätkänkämppä (jätkä = a lumberjack, kämppä = a lodge), which is an authentic lumberjack lodge from the 1950´s. The Jätkänkämppä is the pride of Rauhalahti and it is situated 600 metres from the Spa Hotel Rauhalahti. 

This event is selected as a top wellness product in Finpro’s Visit Finland Finrelax growth programme. See the bulletin here.
In addition, Jätkänkämppä's smoke sauna was picked by Culture Trip as on of their Finland Local Favorites 2017. Read the article, 10 of the best saunas in Finland.

HOW TO ARRIVE IN JÄTKÄNKÄMPPÄ

Read more here.
In summertime it is possible to arrive in Jätkänkämppä by boat (Koski-Laiva Ltd):

Local cruises 23.6. – 8.8.2020 Mon – Sat, M/S Salmetar (the boat trip takes about 40 minutes)
Departure from Kuopio passanger harbour: 9.45, 12.30, 14.00, 16.00, 18.00
Departure from Spa Hotel Rauhalahti: 10.25, 13.10, 14.35, 16.35, 18.35

Prices to / from Rauhalahti
Return ticket: 18 € / adult, 9 € / child
One way ticket: 9 € / adult, 4,50 € / child
No reservations needed.


Jätkänkämppä videos:

Smoke sauna and ice-swimming

Rauhalahti and Jätkänkämppä with smoke sauna

Two lumberjacks in action
Lumberjack' demonstration

Rauhalahti and Jätkänkämppä

How to make special menu Robbers' roast (in Finnisch)

Rauhalahti and Jätkänkämppä