Helsinki Sauna day!
Welcome to the first ever Helsinki Sauna Day. Finland they are five million inhabitants and over three million saunas! Unfortunantly many of them are seldom in use. Helsinki Sauna Day is being organised by the social innovations group Yhteismaa together with Visit Helsinki. For more information go to the Visit Helsinki website
Individuals, companies and organisations put there sauna up on the website as long as the saunas are offered free of charge to visitors. Saunas can be opened up at any time and for any length of time on the day in question. Visitors in turn can use the website to browse all the saunas on offer and book a sauna time!
The finnish sauna (pronounce every letter [sa' oona], although english often use something like ' saw na' ) is a substantial part of Finnish culture. Check you sauna tips for beginners here!