Whether it’s hot ears and the diffusing warmth of the sauna, fresh air and the loose limbs of fellside yoga or more traditional healing you seek, you’ll find wellness in Lapland.
No matter where you go in Finnish Lapland, you might notice that people are generally relaxed and content. Part of the reason Finns are so at peace in general comes from our cultural foundations in wellness and wellbeing. The most well-known (pun intended) might be the sauna, where we go to let the accumulated stress of the day or week melt away. But sauna is just one of the many wellness options and services you’ll find in northern Finland.
S-A-U-N-A – How you spell happiness in Finnish
It’s no secret that Finns love the sauna–after all, we invented it! You can rent a sauna for yourself or your group, or join a public sauna in almost every corner of Lapland. Even better, many saunas offer a nearby hot-tub to make sure your stress has nowhere to go but out!
- Cloudberry saunas, salt saunas & more, only in Ranua!
- Posio’s lakeside smoke saunas
- Pyhä-Luosto’s therapeutic saunas
- Forest-side in Savukoski & Korvatunturi
- Rovaniemi’s log cabin saunas & sauna rafts
- The world famous SaunaTour, only in Ruka-Kuusamo
- Sodankylä’s floating saunas
- Utsjoki’s unforgettable lakeside sauna experiences
Spa – your all-in-one wellness center
Saunas are all about taking care of yourself. But sometimes you just want to be pampered and let someone else do all the work. That’s why you’ll love the warm waters of spas across the north.
The Silence of Lapland
The stunning beauty and soft silence of Lapland are two of the most natural ways to soothe your spirits. There are no reservations needed for a walk in the woods or a gentle meander by a lapping lake. But some providers in Lapland have tailored experiences to introduce you to the wonderful wilderness of Lapland.
Bent Into Shape – massages & yoga in Lapland
Massages and yoga are kind of like two sides of the same coin. With one, firm fingers knead and press your tension away. And the other helps you do it yourself! Here are some of the massage and yoga services offered in Finnish Lapland.
Lapland Magic – Other wellness treatments
The magic of Finnish Lapland suffuses all we do and all we are. Beyond saunas and hillside yoga, there are traditional and cultural wellness activities offered.