© Vankkurimännikkö

Lakarintie 580, 34800 Virrat

043 2140 014



Welcome to Vankkurimännikkö, where we offer a wide variety of amenities to ensure a comfortable, enjoyable and secure stay in the midst of beautiful nature.

Upon arrival, you'll find a reception area immediately next to entrance, where you can check in and get information about the site and surrounding area. We also have a convenient kiosk on site for any last-minute necessities you may need, as well as gas sales.

For your convenience, we offer washing up facilities, laundry room with modern appliances, as well as clean and well-maintained toilets, showers and childcare room. Fresh drinking water, electric stove, electric oven and microwave oven are also available for baking and cooking at all times. We also have an outdoor barbecue canopy and three cozy year-round huts, each equipped with fireplace and/or grill for roasting food items.

If you're traveling with children, we have facilities to keep them entertained; let your kids burn off some energy at one of our many playgrounds, featuring swings, slides, and climbing structures. Pedal cars, trampolines, and a bouncy castle are also available for hours of fun.

Of course, our site offers a variety of activities for older children and adults too. Cool off on the beach or try your hand at mini golf. Take to the water with our paddle boats and three SUP boards, or play a game of beach volleyball on one of our two courts. For those who enjoy fishing, we offer fishing opportunities as well. Two rowing boats are available for visitors to the area. One can be found on the area’s own beach and the other in nearby bay Jäähdyslahti.

For indoor entertainment, we offer a multi-purpose space called Huvikumpu ("Fun mound"), which includes toilets, a dance hall, a billiards room, a darts room, a youth area, and a children's playroom. Huvipub ("Fun pub") is open during events, as well as the summer terrace Harald's Pub. The pubs are open on most weekends and occasionally also during sunny summer weekdays. Ask about their opening hours at reception.

Traditional Finnish sauna is available every day in summer season and in winter season during weekends. Our famous sauna village has five different style public saunas where you can relax and freshen up. Public sauna is always included in your stay without extra charge. In addition, there's one sauna available for private bookings with extra fee.

If you're looking for sports and other activities, there's a 9-hole golf course Golf Virrat nearby, as well as a trotting track, shooting range, and motor sports track. Nearby small city Virrat services are only 7 km away, and there's Näsijärvi yacht marina where you can hop on a steam boat to/from Tampere city. In marina area there's also beach and restaurant services. In the center of Virrat is the Pukkivuori skiing center, an ice and sports hall, and a frisbee golf course around the sports hall. In winter, there is also a connection to the national snowmobile route. Venture out into the surrounding area and explore the Toriseva nature trail, Toriseva gorge lakes, and Pirkan taival trekking trail. All of this in the walking distance. National parks Helvetinjärvi and Seitseminen are also only short driving distance away.

We offer a convenient booking service for our guest through BestCamp, allowing you to reserve and pay for a camping spot before or during your trip. Enjoy all that Vankkurimännikö has to offer and make memories that will last a lifetime!

Visitor :
A few places can now be booked in advance through the BestCamp service!
Reserve and pay for a camping spot already before the trip or while on the road.
You handle everything easily and smartly in advance with the BestCamp service

Vankkurimännikkö is located in Pirkanmaa, approx. 100 km from Tampere, in the Virtai city area in Jäähdyspohja. 
Thanks to the immediate proximity of Kantatie 66, we can reach the yard by a paved road.

There are a total of around 250 trolley spaces in the area, and almost all of them are electrified. 
There are 3 places for the disabled and they are located in the immediate vicinity of the maintenance building.

Vankkurimännikkö offers excellent and very versatile opportunities for relaxation by beautiful nature. 
The jogging paths and outdoor routes in the environment give you the opportunity to enjoy the peace of nature.

The area's own services are detailed in the AREA GUIDE .
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Office opening:

Winter season

1.9.2022 – 30.4.2023
Mon-Thurs Self-service / by calling
Fri           18:00 – 20:00
Sat           10:00 – 13:00 ja 16:00 – 17:00
Sun           10:00 – 13:00

From the reception phone  043 2140 014,  you can reach the operator on duty from Mon-Sun from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., from whom you can get more information about how to operate in the area.

From 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m. calls only for urgent matters.

Phone numbers
Office / Reception / on-call
043 2140 014
Regional representatives:

Lauri Salo
050 4646 646

Erkki Peltoniemi
050 4707 673

Service in English
Jani Aho
050 5550 369

Vankkurimännikkö is known for its saunas, which are heated almost every day. 
In general sauna shifts, 1-5 saunas are heated depending on the number of people and they are included in the daily price. 
You can also swim all year round.
The sauna culture in our area has received praise and thanks for its comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. 
This is worth finding out for yourself. 
We are also happy to receive visitors' requests for saunas that are heating up today.
The idyllic wood-heated traditional sauna Patonen can also be booked in the area.
The sauna is an old-fashioned beach sauna in a quiet location. 
There you can enjoy the Finnish sauna dream: From the sauna door directly to the terrace and from there to swim. 
That's Finnish summer at its best.
Patonen can be booked from the office from spring to autumn for €15/50 min. 
Book yourself an unforgettable sauna trip now when you come to Vankkurimännikkö.

General sauna shifts

Winter season Ladies Gentlemen  
1 September 2022 – 30 April 2023    
Sun – Thurs Available in limited quantities.
Ask about the reception number
Fri – Sat 17.00 – 19.00 19.00 – 21.00  
Patonen's private sauna (15€ / 50min)
– Not for winter use