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Riverside sauna in Kauttua Ironworks

City: Sepäntie 1, 27500 Eura, Suomi Open Google map

Entrance fee: Free during opening hours, groups by pre-request

Themes: Curiosity, Finnish sauna and pools, Industrial sites, Nature, Swim

Opening hours

All year
Mon - Fri 12.00-18.00
Sat 12.00-15.00
Sun closed

Other hours by appointment.

Please note that holidays and private functions can affect opening times!

Aino and Alvar Aalto designed the riverside sauna and laundry building for the employees of A. Ahlström Osakeyhtiö in the Kauttua Ironworks area in Eura. The building is situated by the rapids in the beautiful surroundings of Kauttua Ironworks, near the bank of the flowing Eurajoki river. It was completed in 1946 and it consists of log and brick, with a concrete foundation. Originally the building had a turf roof. Nowadays Aalto’s riverside sauna is operated by Jokisauna Oy, that offers a variety of services.

Riverside sauna offers its guests a unique and inspiring space for coffee and lunch moments at their Café Nemo. The sauna facilities in the riverside sauna are warmed up for the guests upon request. In addition, pampering herbal and spa treatments are also available. Riverside sauna guests are welcome to swim in the near by river or by request take a bath in the outdoor hot tub. The building has two changing rooms, a spacious terrace by the river Eurajoki and a lounge room decorated with Alvar Aalto furniture. Over night stay at the sauna building is also available by request.

Jokisauna Oy operates a design shop called Designpesula in the ground floor, in the former laundry room of the building. Designpesula is a diverse design shop, that has second hand items as well as new Finnish and Scandinavian design items available to purchase. The shop also has its own gallery that features changing exhibitions.

Aino and Alvar Aalto designed the riverside sauna and laundry building for the employees of A. Ahlström Osakeyhtiö. Photo: Maija Holma, Alvar Aalto Foundation

The terrace at the Riverside sauna invites visitors to enjoy the rapids of Eurajoki river. Photo: Maija Holma, Alvar Aalto Foundation

Aino and Alvar Aalto designed the riverside sauna and laundry building for the employees of A. Ahlström Osakeyhtiö in the Kauttua Ironworks area in Eura.
Riverside sauna terrace
Riverside sauna serves both individual visitors and groups. Photo: Maija Holma, Alvar Aalto Foundation
Aurinko garden series by the Riverside sauna
The charming "Aurinko" garden series by Alvar and Aino Aalto are placed at the Riverside sauna terrace. Photo: Maija Holma, Alvar Aalto Foundation

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Information for visitors

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Arriving to Eura

Eura is located in Satakunta, approximately 215 kilometers from Helsinki. Traveling to Eura is most convenient either by Matkahuolto or Onnibus buses. The Eura bus station is about 4 km from Kauttua Ruukinpuisto Park. Eura taxi rank is right next to the bus station. You can also reach the taxi service by calling +358 600 300 33.

Read more on the Jokisauna website (in finnish)

Read more on the Jokisauna Facebook page (in finnish)

Further information

Opening times:

Mon – Fri 12.00-18.00
Sat 12.00-15.00
Sun closed

Also open by appointment.

Please note that holidays and private functions can affect opening times!

Reservations and inquiries:

Eija Helander, email eija.helander@gmail.com, tel +358 4071 53505