ice swimming in Finland

Fancy a refreshing dip? Winter swimming is very common in Finland, and what better than warm up in the heat of the sauna after!

Rajaportin sauna, Pispala, Tampere, Finland

My favourite places: Rajaportin sauna, Pispala, Tampere, Finland

Rajaportin sauna is 100 years old public sauna in Pispala, Tampere | Photographer: Johannes Romppanen

Rajaportin sauna is 100 years old public sauna in Pispala, Tampere, Finland

Ice swimming in Rauhaniemi, Tampere Finland

Ice swimming in Rauhaniemi, Tampere Finland

The sauna block at Rajaportti in Pispala was built by Hermanni Lahtinen and his wife Maria in the beginning of the 20th century. The main building with a bakery and a shop was erected first, then followed by a smaller cottage, the sauna and a so called “taylor’s house”.

The sauna block at Rajaportti in Pispala was built by Hermanni Lahtinen and his wife Maria in the beginning of the 20th century. The main building with a bakery and a shop was erected first, then followed by a smaller cottage, the sauna and a so called “taylor’s house”.

Tampere in winter. PIcture by Touko Hujanen. www.tampereallbright.fi

Tampere in winter. PIcture by Touko Hujanen.fi In Finland we sometimes "swim" in snow after sauna.

Tampere is All Bright! Picture by Touko Hujanen. www.tampereallbright.fi

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Rauhanniemi sauna, lake Näsijärvi, Tampere Finland

Rauhanniemi sauna, lake Näsijärvi, Tampere Finland

Rauhaniemi sauna, lake Näsijärvi, Tampere Finland

Rauhaniemi sauna, lake Näsijärvi, Tampere Finland

Welcome to the Bright side, Tampere! Picture by Touko Hujanen. www.tampereallbright.fi

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