Tampere will celebrate its 235th birthday with various events on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 October. On Tampere Day you can visit many of the city’s museums either free of charge or at a discounted price as well as take part in a guided tour or a free event - take your pick and join in!
The Postal Museum conducts research, records and exhibits items related to communications and goods traffic created by postal services and mail communications. The collections comprise a large number of objects and images as well as all stamps issued in Finland and various special collections of philatelic products.
Backlight festival is organized every three years, now for the 10th time, being the largest photo festival in Finland. Main festival actions will be held 5th – 13th September 2014 at Tampere. The theme for 2014 ”Holding Cohesion” explores the forces and binds holding societies, communities, families and friends together and apart.
In Tampere you can easily get around with a bike and have a citybike at your disposal! From the Visit Tampere tourist information, with a deposit fee, you get a key that fits all the citybikes. From a designated bike stand you will find a bike, and after exploring the city the bike is returned to a stand. For more information click on the heading!
The exhibition Aphrodite’s Empire at Vapriikki embraces falling in love, eroticism and femininity in the Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Mesopotamian cultures in the age of Antiquity.
Are you a reader of Tampere region tourist guide 2014? Take part in the back page photo competition by taking a photo of yourself holding the bulb above your head and sharing it on Facebook or Twitter with hashtag #ImAllBright. The competition goes on for the whole year and the lucky winner gets a weekend trip to Tampere!
The Finnish Lakeland Routes are designed for those interested in local culture and lifestyle, beautiful landscapes and active holidays or travelling with children. You can follow the routes from the beginning to the end or pick the best to make your vacation unforgettable!
Create a perfect visit with the renewed My Visit tool, which is now better than ever! Create a list of all the things you want to see and do on your visit, see how the chosen attractions pan out on a map, and then share it with your friends on Twitter or Facebook. AllBright, let your creativity flow!
In the middle of the beautiful conservation area of Pyynikki, the observation tower built in 1929 stands 26 metres high and offers a spectacular view over the whole Tampere. Downstairs there is a café with a warm atmosphere. Over the years it has become famous for its doughnuts which are baked on the spot using a secret recipe.
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