The region on Tampere is between the lakes of Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi. Around the lakes the region has developed stunning national landscapes, history of infrastructure, important destinations of culture and highlights of sports. The region of Tampere has many destinations for culture enthusiasts and families. Not to forget, Tampere has been named the capital of sauna.
Destinations: Tampere region
Tampere is a state of mind. It is something that resides within all of us and is deeply rooted in the ridges of the landscape. Here, by the banks of the Tammerkoski rapids, ideas have always been born. They have turned into lines of work – and even entire communities. Whenever a set of machines has fallen silent, new thoughts have soon filled that space. Rolls of cloth have changed into lines of code and unforgettable experiences.
The Evo Hiking Area is a home of lynxes, beavers and flying squirrels. One of the largest continuous forest areas in Southern Finland invites you to enjoy hiking and fishing. The area has 70 kilometres of marked trails in ridge landscapes between rugged forests and clear forest lakes and ponds. In summer, you can hike, fish, swim, bike or paddle in the area, and in winter, Evo trails invite you to enjoy skiing.
Forssa is a cozy and lively town of approximately 17,000 people with high-quality services just around the corner, always nearby. Forssa has an excellent location in the heart of Southern Finland and the biggest cities are within 150 kilometres from Forssa. Enjoy the fine mixture of good services, fun events, culture, captivating history of Finnish textile industry, present day urban living and a beautiful nature in National Urban Park of Forssa.
In Hämeenlinna, you will experience both the city and nature right next to you! Constructed around the medieval Häme Castle, the city offers culture, history, beautiful lakeshore landscapes and interesting activities for all ages. Finland's first national urban park urges people to visit the shores of Vanajavesi and the green Aulanko Nature Reserve.
The Jokioinen story starts with the land and its farming. In the centre of Jokioinen, the stately manor estate setting with its parklands and plush gardens emanate the atmosphere of a bygone era. During the summer months you can hop on the steam train or give your muscles a workout by taking on of the handcars for a run – in that case it is a good idea to 'tank up' in one of the many restaurants and cafes in Jokioinen.
Kuhmoinen is knownfor it’s clear lakes and lush nature. Kuhmoinen is located on the west bank of Lake Päijänne. The beautiful Sahanranta harbor with its wide range of services is right next to the idyllic city center. In Isojärvi National Park, you can enjoy pure nature and unique terrain. The nature of Kuhmoinen invites visitors to hike on foot, paddle and mountain bike.
In Mänttä-Vilppula you will find art, history and culinary experiences. Serlachius museums offer exhibitions of high-quality. There are two museums: Art Museum Gösta and Museum Gustaf, which tells stories of history.
Nature trails of Mäntänvuori outdoor area, Vilppulankoski fishing area, Parkkivuori golf course and several other sport centers of the city offer services for nature and sport lovers.
Parkano is a city in Finland, located in the province of Pirkanmaa. Parkano is located on the borders of Pirkanmaa, Satakunta and Southern Ostrobothnia, at the intersection of Highways 3 and 23 and along the Tampere-Seinäjoki line. Parkano Train Station is 7 km from the city center.
Riihimäki is a hometown of culture, robotics and encounters. The railway, garrison and glass industry are the cornerstones of Riihimäki's history. The city is known for its glass, theater and the Wilderness Fair. We have a unique museum concentration, the gem of which is the Finnish Museum of Glass. It takes about half an hour to reach Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. Riihimäki is the capital of robotics education, where all children participate in robotics education from preschool.
5 National parks-trip
We have created this exciting route following the National parks of Päijänne, Leivonmäki, Konnevesi, Pyhä-Häkki and Salamanjärvi! You can also choose to start the trip from Salamanjärvi and drive direction south. For this route, you are going to be able to change it in the way you also like, but don't forget, to stay brave, visit all the National Park, take it as a challange!
The amount of variety of activities in Tampere is what makes it one of the most visited and loved places in Finland. From historical architectures, outdoor sports and activities, gastronomy, landscapes from rooftops, shopping possibilites, amusement park Särkänniemi, unique nightlife, River that flows through the city, parks and so much more! Out of all these you can choose wheter to spend a nice and relaxed, full of acitivities, or both mixed staycation in a few days or longer.