Traditional Finnish Evenings
"Traditional public Finnish evenings" are organised Tuesdays around the year and in summer also on Thursdays 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.
Public Finnish Traditional evenings in Jätkänkämppä
AUTUMN AND WINTER: Programme on Tuesdays 4.9.2018 - 28.5.2019 (not 25.12.2018 oder 30.4.2019)
ATTENTION! On Wednesday 2.1.2019 and on Saturday 5.1.2019 there is also possibility to bathe in the large smoke sauna at 16-20..
The prices:14 € / adult and 7 € / child 4-14 yrs old, hotel/hostel guests 8 € / adult and 4 € / child 4-14 yrs old.
16-22 Lumberjacks’ Lodge is open
16-22 Smoke sauna is available - you can swim in the clean Kallavesi lake, in winter ice swimming
16-20 Traditional Finnish Dinner buffet is served (until 14.11. game menu, 21.-28.11. and 12.-19.12. Finnish Christmas menu)
17-21 Live accordion music
- Traditional Dinner 23 € / adult, 11,50 € / child 4-14 yrs. Look the menu here: traditional buffet, menu
- Smoke sauna 14 € / adult, 7 € / child 4-14 yrs., for hotel guests 8 € / adult, 4 € / child 4-14 yrs
- Package rate: smoke sauna + dinner 35 € / adult and 17,50 € / child 4-14 yrs.
- If you have a half-board package at the Spa Hotel and you want to have Jätkänkämppä's dinner buffet instead of the hotel buffet, you just pay extra 4 € / adult and 2 € / child 4-14 yrs.
- Jätkänkämppä is a restaurant with some café products and alcohol drinks
- Lumberjack heritage is cherished at Jätkänkämppä by preserving photos and tools that depict those bygone times. Read more about Jätkänkämppä's history here.
- How to arrive in Jätkänkämppä? Read more here.
- If you want to reserve Jätkänkämppä and/or smoke sauna for private use, read more here.
SUMMER 2019: Programme on Tuesdays and Thursdays
16-23 Lumberjacks’ Lodge is open
16-22 Smoke sauna is available - you can swim in the clean Kallavesi lake
16-20 Traditional Finnish Dinner buffet is served, look here Traditional summer buffet, menus
17-21 Live accordion music
at 18 and 20 Lumberjack's live demonstration on water
- See the video of preparing the robber's roast (in Finnish)
- See the video of lumberjack's demonstration on water
Lumberjack's demonstrain in summer time June-July. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 18.00 and 20.00.