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If you have one day in Tampere, Tampere

If you have a free day in Tampere, it's best to begin with breakfast at Putukki Rannalla. This small, charming café is next to the city's central square...

The Lenin museum, Tampere

The Lenin Museum is remarkable not only because it may be the only surviving museum dedicated to the leader of the Bolshevik Revolution but because it is in Finland...

Vapriikki Museum Centre (Museokeskus Vapriikki), Tampere

Inaugurated in the year 2000, the Vapriikki ('Factory') Museum Centre is a modern, functional and multifaceted exhibition site that houses six museums...

Särkänniemi Adventure Park (Särkänniemi Elämyspuisto), Tampere

Located next to the Sara Hilden Art Museum, Särkänniemi is the largest adventure park in Finland. Besides the usual array of exciting rides...

Moominvalley (Muumilaakso), Tampere

The Moominvalley is a branch of the Tampere Art Museum that is devoted to the works of writer and artist Tove Jansson. Jansson's books about the Moomin trolls...

Putukki Rannalla, Tampere

This small, cosy, French-style café is a wonderful breakfast spot, with superb, aromatic coffee and sumptuous, freshly baked croissants that make for a great way...

Näsinneula restaurant, Tampere

Näsinneula is the highest restaurant in Finland, located 120 metres above the ground in an observation tower of the same name, in the middle of the Särkänniemi Adventure Park...

Heinätori restaurant, Tampere

Since opening its doors two years ago, Heinätori has become one of the most popular eating establishments in Tampere. It is located a bit outside of the historical city centre...

Sokos Hotel Ilves, Tampere

Since small and charming boutique-style accommodations are hard to come by in Tampere, one of the best alternative choices - both in terms of location and convenience...

Moominvalley shop, Tampere

The Moominvalley shop can be found in the confines of the legendary Moominvalley museum, which is devoted to the works of writer and artist Tove Jansson...

Essence, Tampere

Tampere is usually not the first city in Finland that comes to mind as a tourist destination or as a place to spend a relaxing weekend with the family...

Worth knowing, Tampere

- Although Tampere's airport is only a 10- to 15-minute drive (17 km) from the city centre, be prepared to part with at least 30 euros for the taxi ride. Within the city itself...

The Finlayson, Tampere

The Finlayson, founded by the Scotsman James Finlayson, opened in 1820 and was the largest cotton fabric manufacturer in Scandinavia. Technologically it was one of the most...

Spy Museum, Tampere

The Spy Museum is the only museum of its kind in the world. It offers many a unique exhibit - and many a story, of course. Thanks to Finland's geographical and geopolitical...

Hiekka Art Museum (Hiekan taidemuseo), Tampere

Named after the esteemed Finnish goldsmith, art collector and world traveller Kustaa Hiekka, this museum was established in 1931...

Sara Hilden Art Museum (Sara Hildénin taidemuseo), Tampere

The Sara Hilden Art Museum features a rich and diverse collection of modern art from all over the world. The museum is housed in a contemporary building designed by local...

Tampere Art Museum (Tampereen taidemuseo), Tampere

The Tampere Art Museum offers a comprehensive insight into Finnish artworks dating from the early 19th century to the present...

Tiliholvi restaurant, Tampere

If you are looking for tasty Finnish fare in an authentic setting, then Tiliholvi is one of the best places to dine in Tampere. Located in a backdrop of subterranean arches that...

Kauppahalli seafood restaurant, Tampere

Tampere's central market, or Kauppahalli, is a lively place with a flare of local colour that can be taken in with enjoyment, especially at breakfast and lunchtime...

Scandic Tampere City Hotel, Tampere

The Scandic Tampere City Hotel is a classical business hotel, providing all of the amenities that business travellers expect, with service that is polite but not...

Grill kiosks, Tampere

Grill kiosks - the small, aluminium, shack-like containers that serve as mini fast food outlets - are a ubiquitous component of the Finnish urban landscape...

Marimekko, Tampere

Marimekko is a Finnish design and textile industry legend. The company's decoratively bright palette of geometric patterns from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s has gained...

Things to do, Tampere

The Tampere Cathedral is unquestionably worth a visit. This majestic stone and granite building was erected from 1905 to 1906 in National Romanticism style..