Canada’s Nordic Spas
Travel to Quebec or Montreal to experience the bath circuit’s healing powers.
Traditionally, Nordic spas are known for their bath circuit, which involves alternating between heat (in a dry sauna, whirlpool, or eucalyptus steam bath) and cold (taking an icy plunge in a river or pool, or a cold shower). And though they started in Scandinavia, at some point they migrated west to Canada.
According to a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland, the Finnish sauna, and
From urban havens in the heart of major cities to snow-covered lodges nestled deep in the woods, here are six of the best Nordic spas in Canada.