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Tampere

Tampere – city of industrial heritage and lakeside beauty

Located in the Pirkanmaa region, Tampere, often referred to as the “Manchester of Finland”, is a dynamic and innovative city with a rich industrial heritage. Set between two vast lakes, Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi, Tampere captivates visitors with its stunning waterfront setting and impressive skyline featuring the iconic Näsinneula observation tower. As Finland’s third-largest city, Tampere artfully combines historical charm and modern urban living. Visitors can delve into its fascinating history at the Vapriikki Museum Centre, admire the unique collection at the world’s only Moomin Museum, and savour the city’s culinary specialities, such as the delectable black sausage.

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