Enjoy the heat of the sauna

In the Lahti region, you can enjoy the gentle heat of a traditional lakeside sauna, a Stone Age sauna or a moss sauna. If you want to pamper your body and mind, check out the lovely spa treatments in the region’s relaxing spas.

Spectacular saunas on the shores of Lakes Päijänne and Vesijärvi

Vääksyn Saunapaviljonki

NEW! Sauna Pavilion in Vääksy

Next to the Majakkapaviljonki restaurant in Vääksy, you will now find the modern Sauna Pavilion for 20 people, from where you can take a dip in the waves of Lake Päijänne from your own private pier.

Lehmonkärki Lasisauna Glass sauna Lake Päijänne

Lehmonkärki Sauna World in Asikkala

A glass sauna, a genuine smoke sauna, an electric sauna, outdoor pools and a pool bar create a unique setting on the shore of Lake Päijänne. The Sauna World can accommodate up to 100 people.

Mukkulan kartano rantasauna

Mukkula Manor’s lakeside sauna

Enjoy the heat in the completely renovated sauna facilities by Lake Vesijärvi, only 10 minutes from Lahti city centre. Two adjacent sauna facilities cater well to larger groups, too.

Kullasmarina kivikautinen sauna Stone Age Sauna

Kullasmarina’s Stone Age sauna in Padasjoki

Travel back 8,000 years in time to the Stone Age shores of Lake Päijänne. Walk in the footsteps of those who lived here back then, taste their food and experience the gentle heat of the ancient sauna on the shore of Lake Päijänne.

NEW! Ilola Inn’s Infinity Pool is pure luxury on the shore of Lake Päijänne

Ilola’s stylish eight-room boutique hotel,,lakeside restaurant, saunas and meeting facilities are now open. The sauna experience is complete when you dip in the infinity pool that is open all year round.

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Spa pampering in Heinola

The intimate Kumpeli Spa features a sauna world with four different types of sauna, a jacuzzi and a therapy pool, a hot and cold walking pool and a lovely relaxing space with heated lounge chairs and a salt room.

At Nowene, you can relax in the pools or experience the best part of the Finnish sauna culture. The pampering treatments include peat treatments, salt room treatments and dry aquamassages.

Find all the saunas in the Lahti Region here


Valkjärven Palmu | Vierumäki

At restaurant Valkjärven Palmu you can enjoy a tasty dinner after a relaxing evening in the sauna. Restaurant is open to groups by reservation. Lyhty is ideal for different kind of private functions. It seats 35-40 people.


Teivaa Harbour | Nosturi Sauna & Beach

Enjoy the sauna experience with a beautiful lake Vesijärvi view at the Teivaa Harbour in Lahti. Located only 10 minutes walk from the city center. Sauna is located at the Skybar area at the roof terrace of Restaurant Nosturi.


Sporttiravintola Peluri/ Sport restaurant Peluri

Located in Lahti city center Sport restaurant Peluri offers a tasty home style lunch and delicious á la carte meals.


Old Vääksy Village | Saunapaviljonki

Next to the Majakkapaviljonki restaurant in Vääksy, you will now also find the modern Sauna Pavilion for 20 people, from where you can take a dip in the waves of Lake Päijänne from your own private pier. Sauna menu available.



Pitokärki is located in Padasjoki, 11 km from the Padasjoki harbor, on the shores of the Lake Päijänne. Pitokärki provides a great setting for a variety of occasions and events, be it birthdays, weddings or a meeting. Pitokärki's catering and program services enable a successful meeting or recreation day. Smoke sauna also available by the lake. Restaurant is only open by appointment.


Ilola Inn

Completely renovated over 130 years old log villa has now been opened in Sysmä. Ilola Inn is a high standard of accommodation and enjoyment on the shore of Päijänne.



Enonsaari Island is pleasant picnic and recreation destination on the shore of the lake Vesijärvi. There's a café in operation during summertime.


Moss Sauna | Yli-Kaitala Cottages

Book a sauna shift at VisitLahti online shop. Sammalsauna moss sauna is an unusual sauna in the shape of a hemisphere, where you can enjoy a variety of scents, sounds and light, or outdoor jacuzzi.

Yoga in a smoke sauna and traditional sauna treatments

Take your sauna experience to the next level! We’ve put together tips about the best sauna treatments.

Try sauna yoga in the atmospheric smoke sauna of Hollolan Hirvi in the middle of the Hollola countyside.

On Ma Nature’s wild herb trip, you will head to the forest and find the suitable herbs for your sauna experience. If you so wish, the wild herbs can be used to make natural cosmetics or foraged food, too.

The traditional sauna specialist of Travellamo introduces folk healing to you through, for instance, vihtominen, which means whipping yourself with twigs with leaves on them. In the vihta, the bunch of twigs, usually birch, alder, rowan, linden, oak, maple, apple tree or lilac tree branches are used.