Finland - Tampere & Hame (PDF Chapter)

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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, its unsettled history and its industrial heritage. Every town in the region sits on a magical stretch of water; one of Finland’s essential summer experiences is enjoy-ing the slow pace of a day-long lake cruise between towns.

  • cruising the Poet’s Way from Tampere to Virrat
  • maps
  • browsing top-quality Finnish art in Mänttä’s Gösta gallery
  • transport
  • admiring the work of Finland’s greatest sculptor, Emil Wickström, at peaceful Visavuori
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Tampere, Route 66, Kallenaution Kievari, Siikaneva, Ruovesi, Helvetinjärvi National Park, Virrat, Keuruu, Mänttä, Tampere to Hämeenlinna, Visavuori, Iittala, Hattula & Parola, Häme, Hämeenlinna and Lahti & around.

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