Private Jukkasjärvi sauna ritual

Activity facts

Duration: 2,5 hours Suitable for: Everyone Restrictions: We don’t recommend pregnant women or people with cardiovascular diseases to plunge into the hole in the ice during the sauna ritual. Included: Light finger food, towel, bathrobe, spa-products & diploma Gather at: Jukkasjärvi Culture Sauna
Relaxing and wholesome sauna experience. Pamper body and soul with a specially composed sauna ritual including a roll in the snow and an ice plunge.
The sauna has a long tradition in northern Sweden and the contrasts between hot and cold are said to have wholesome effects, so take the opportunity and use the sauna like a local in Jukkasjärvi Culture Sauna.

Do the ten steps in Jukkasjärvi Sauna Ritual and try everything from the sauna, wash with tar soap, take a plunge into Torne River and have a pleasant moment in the heated outdoor bathtubs. The sauna guide instructs and tells you about the basics of the sauna, all in Jukkasjärvi Culture Sauna, the cradle of the Swedish Sauna Academy and an institution made by enthusiasts Kalle Grundberg.

Booking Information
For all our tours that include food we need to know your diet restrictions or food allergies. Please fill in this information in the booking flow.

The price is valid for 1-6 people for private use.

The activity starts at the Jukkasjärvi cultural sauna, located at The Old Homestead, about 15 minutes' walk from the Icehotel. You walk through the village yourself and are at the sauna at the appointed time. If you need help with directions, please speak to our staff in the Adventure Center or Riverside Lobby. Read more important information below.

Practical information about our tours


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Loan of bathrobe and towel as well as ecological, locally produced spa-products from C/O Gerd. You will also receive a Jukkasjärvi Sauna Diploma to bring home.

Required to bring
Your own swimsuit or swimming trunks. We can truly recommend dressing warm for the walk to Jukkasjärvi Culture Sauna from Icehotel in winter. It's located next to The Old Homestead in Jukkasjärvi.

Maybe pack a change of clothes after your renewal in Torne River, one of Europe's cleanest rivers.

Keep in mind

The activity is held at the Jukkasjärvi Culture Sauna, close to the restaurant The Old Homestead, about 800 meters from Icehotel. The staff in Adventure Center or Riverside Lobby are happy to assist you with a map upon request. You will receive your towel and bathrobe on site.

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