This year the Jazz Happening, known for its warm atmosphere, showcases modern contemporary jazz alongside vibrant world music. Musicians from India to Europe and Mali to Jamaica offer experiences and journeys to other worlds.
Tampere Illuminations brighten up winter’s darkest months every year with some 165 traditional light figures hung high above the city streets. Three months of bright-coloured lights and the warmth and joy they reflect really make Tampere the City of Light!
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.
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!
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!
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.
Are you and your group heading for a trip to Tampere? Hire a professional guide to introduce you to the city! The industrial heritage, the nature sculpted by the ice age and the great historical events guarantee countless fascinating perspectives to the biggest inland city in the Northern countries. Available in 14 languages. Read more!