Traditional Smoke Sauna Evenings

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.

WE ARE OPENING JÄTKÄNKÄMPPÄ AND RAUCHSAUNA FOR PUBLIC SMOKING SAUNA EVENINGS ON TUESDAY 2.6.2020

"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.

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 Jätkämkämppä

SUMMER 2020: Programme on Tuesday 2.6. and Monday 8.6. and always Tuesdays -  Thursdays 11.6.-27.8.2020 (not 13.8.)

16-22  Lumberjacks’ Lodge is open
16-21 Smoke sauna is available
16.30-21 Traditional Finnish Dinner buffet is served (settings at 16.30 and 19.00).
17-21 Live accordion/violin music
Lumberjack's demonstration at 18.30 and 20.30.

Lumberjack's demonstrain in summer time (June-August) every Tuesday and Thursday. NOTE: 9.6. neither 11.6.2020 there is no
public evenings in Jätkänkämppä but you are welcomed exceptionally on Monday 5.6.2020. Thursday 13.8. we do not arrange
the public evening.

Prices:
Traditional Finnish summer buffer 24 € / adult, 12 € / child 4-14 yrs.
Smoke sauna 15 € / adult, 8,50 € / child 4-14 yrs., for hotel guests 8 € / adult, 4 € / child 4-14 yrs. The rate includes one towel.
Package rate: smoke sauna + dinner 37 € / adult and 18,50 € / child 4-14 yrs (hotel guests 28 € / adult and 14 € / child)
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 5 € / adult and 2,50 € / child 4-14 yrs.

PUBLIC SMOKE SAUNA EVENIGS FRIDAYS 28.6.-9.8.2020 at 18-21

Smoke sauna 15 € / adult, 8,50 € / child 4-14 yrs., for hotel guests 8 € / adult, 4 € / child 4-14 yrs
Jätkänkämppä Lodge is open only for private use. In the smoke sauna terrace there is a bar open for drinks.