From Ukkohalla, we recommend continuing your sauna tour south to the city of Kuopio. The fastest way is by car – the ride takes about three hours.
From Kuopio, head south towards one of the most famous lakes in Finland, Lake Saimaa. There you'll find the town of Rantasalmi and the Järvisydän resort and spa. The drive takes about 1,5 hours.
LakeSpa | Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydän
The sauna tour continues from Lake Saimaa west to Jämsä, known for ski resort Himos. Jämsä is also the home of Sauna Village and 20 traditional Finnish smoke saunas.
Our next sauna destination is Tampere, the sauna capital of the world. The drive from Jämsä to Tampere is a little over an hour.
Rajaportti Sauna - Oldest Public Sauna in Finland
From Tampere, let's head south to the historic town of Hämeenlinna. This leg of the sauna journey can be done with public transportation, there are both bus and train options available. You can check the daily connections at Perille.fi.
After Hämeenlinna it's time for the last stop on the journey: the city of Lahti, located an hour east of Hämeenlinna. You can find both bus and train connections at Perille.fi.