Finland - Tampere & Hame (Chapter)
This is the Tampere & Häme chapter from Lonely Planet’s Finland guidebook.
Modern cities and traditional settlements exist side by side in this historic region, where you can explore Finland’s rural past at ancient wooden churches, its unsettled history at Hämeenlinna’s castle, and its industrial heritage at Tampere’s textile factories.
• absorb the laid-back but culturally engaged vibe in picturesquely situated Tampere
• get your kicks on Finland’s Route 66, staying in peaceful Ruovesi
• luxuriate in the acoustics of a Sibelius performance at Lahti’s impressive Sibeliustalo
• restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Tampere, Route 66, Keuruu, Mänttä, Tampere to Hämeenlinna, Häme, Hämeenlinna, Lahti and Around Lahti.
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