Do you know that besides the two very popular and therefore widely spread sauna types "Finnish sauna" and "steam bath" there are many other sauna types? We give an overview of all sauna types. Do you know them all?
All Sauna Types
Get to know the different types of sauna
The banya is traditionally a place where one purifies oneself. The temperature in the banya continues to rise during the course of the sauna. On average, the temperature in the banya is about 80 to 100 degrees Celsius. The humidity is about 15 per cent.
A barrel sauna is a sauna that is placed in a barrel. This barrel can be made of wood, metal or plastic. The barrel sauna is very popular because it is very space-saving and can also be produced relatively cheaply. In addition, the heat output of the barrel sauna is very good, as the wood acts as a ..
The caldarium is a special steam bath known for its very high temperatures. It can get up to 60 degrees Celsius in a caldarium. The caldarium is classically a room in a Roman spa that is used for the sauna. Its walls are tiled with ceramic tiles, which has hygienic advantages with a humidity of alm..
The earth sauna is much quieter than the conventional sauna. At a temperature of around 50 degrees Celsius, you can relax here in complete peace. The humidity is around 100 percent, which is particularly good for your skin.
The Finnish sauna is a special type of sauna. It is very hot and has a temperature of up to 100 degrees. The humidity is about 10%. The Finnish sauna is very popular because it has a very cleansing effect. It also relaxes the muscles and promotes blood circulation. Sauna is a Finnish term for a type..
Finnish sauna kota
The sauna kota was recognised as an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO in December 2020. A saunakota usually stands free in nature and offers a hexagonal or octagonal base with a pointed roof. The temperature range is between 80 and 110 degrees. Those who like it multifunctional can also use the..
The herbal sauna has a soothing and relaxing effect on the body. At a temperature of 60 to 70 degrees Celsius, the powers of the herbs can be optimally used. The sauna stimulates the blood circulation, cleanses the skin and supports the detoxification functions of the body. With regular use, the her..
The infrared sauna is a sauna that is heated with the help of infrared rays. The temperature in an infrared sauna is usually between 45 and 60 degrees Celsius. The heat emitted by the infrared rays penetrates deep into the body and has a relaxing effect. In addition, the heat stimulates the blood ci..
Laconium is a sauna that is operated at a lower temperature than other saunas. This makes it particularly suitable for people who are sensitive to high temperatures. In addition, Laconium is very relaxing and can help with complaints such as back pain or muscle tension.
Log cabin sauna
The log cabin sauna: wood as far as the eye can see.Visually, this type of sauna is always a highlight: due to the good insulating properties of thick log cabin planks, no additional insulation is needed on the walls of the free-standing log cabin sauna. This means that an optimal exchange of air ca..
The bio sauna: a gentle benefit for the circulationFor all those who find a conventional sauna too hot, the bio-sauna offers a varied opportunity to gently do something for the circulation. A lower temperature and higher humidity, in combination with various special features, make for a relaxing sau..
Sweating in the salt sauna is very intense. The temperature is around 45 to 50 degrees Celsius, the humidity around 100 percent. The warm, humid climate opens the pores and allows the salt to penetrate deep into the skin. There it has a purifying, detoxifying and cleansing effect. It also stimulates..
In a sanarium, the temperature is higher than in a conventional sauna. This increases the humidity, which leads to a better body feeling. In addition, you can also stay longer here because you do not sweat as quickly. The temperature in the sanarium is about 50 to 60 degrees Celsius. The humidity is..
The soothing effect of the steam bath pampers your body and mind. The steam bath is characterised by pleasant temperatures in the medium range between 45 °C and 60 °C, as well as high humidity. The humidity of up to 100% heals your respiratory tract, relieves rheumatic complaints and cleanses your s..
The tecaldarium is a bathing room heated by floor and wall heaters. This term originally comes from Latin and was composed of the words tepidarium (a warm room) and caldarium (a kind of sauna or bath). In Roman thermal baths, classical bathing facilities were very common - just as is the case in the..
TepidariumIn ancient times, the tepidarium was a room in which the temperature was slightly higher than in the rest of the house. Today, it is understood to be a room in which the air temperature is between 18 and 25 degrees. In the tepidarium you can relax and enjoy the warmth. The tepidarium area ..