Exercise is delightful and relaxing when the sport, method and pace are right. Will it be forest trails, waterways or ski tracks? The versatile nature of Tampere is ideal for spending time outdoors, and you can go on organised excursions or plan one yourself. Tampere is also close to the two magnificent national parksSeitseminen and Helvetinjärvi.
Popular winter sports include cross-country and downhill skiing, skating, ice fishing, ice swimming and snow shoeing. Summer activities include boat cruises, rowing, kayaking, hiking, Nordic walking, nature tours and golf. Fishing is good throughout the year.