Traditional Finnish Sauna and Northern Lights Hunting from a Frozen Lake - Departing from Rovaniemi

Traditional Finnish Sauna and Northern Lights Hunting from a Frozen Lake - Departing from Rovaniemi

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A traditional Finnish sauna experience

Skywatching and northern lights

Swimming in a frozen lake

Transfer from/to your accommodation in Rovaniemi

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Duration
3 hours

Languages

German
Dutch
French
English
Spanish
Chinese
Italian

Opening hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.

Description

Live a traditional experience: experience a Finnish sauna and enjoy hunting for the Northern Lights from a frozen lake!

In Finland, the sauna is a real art of living and a social ritual followed by more than 90% of the population, at least once a week.

After a transfer from your accommodation in Rovaniemi or directly from our partner's agency, you will take the road towards the Lapland forest.

You will return to your sauna, previously heated 6 hours in advance, and begin your experience.

Your guide will explain to you how to use it like a local.

During your session, if you want to cool off, you can experience a typical Finnish tradition: bathe in an icy lake or dive into fresh, powdery snow.

After testing this custom of the country, you will follow your guide for an unforgettable hunt for the Northern Lights. You position yourself in the middle of a lake to admire the starry sky and wait for the Northern Lights, all accompanied by a hot blueberry juice.

You will then be taken back to Rovaniemi after an extraordinary experience.

Good to know

  • Availability: every day from August to April (except in exceptional cases)
  • Departure time: between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
  • The schedule will be confirmed by our service provider at the latest the day before the activity
  • Duration: 03h00
  • Departure location: Departing from your accommodation located in the city center of Rovaniemi and within a radius of 10 kilometers around the city OR from the agency of our partner located in the city center of Rovaniemi
  • A sauna can accommodate up to 10 people
  • This activity requires a minimum of 2 people to be booked
  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please note that the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, they are dependent on weather and solar activity, so cannot be guaranteed
  • The guide for this activity is English-speaking. However, if you select the "in French" option when booking, our on-site service provider will arrange for a bilingual English/French guide (option not guaranteed!)

Price includes

  • Transfers from/to your accommodation in Rovaniemi (or within a 10-km radius)
  • The services of a professional English-speaking guide
  • Sauna session (1 hr)
  • Towel and slippers for the sauna
  • Seeing the northern lights
  • Hot drinks

Price doesn’t include

  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras

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