Going out to the woods to collect mushrooms and berries is a natural pastime in Finland – some might even call it a sport.
of Finns live in urban areas
Source: UN World Urbanisation Prospects
Amount of saunas in Finland
Source: Finnish Sauna Society
Tampereans are known for authenticity and warmth, and the same goes for Tampere’s sauna culture. In the sauna, everyone is equal, as the Finnish saying goes, and Tampere has the largest number of public saunas in Finland. And if you’re the sauna capital of Finland, you’re the sauna capital of the world.
Number of summer cottages in Finland
Source: Statistics Finland