Finland - Tampere, Pirkanmaa & Hame (PDF Chapter)
This is the Tampere, Pirkanmaa & Häme chapter from Lonely Planet’s Finland guidebook.
Modern cities and traditional settlements exist side by side in this historically replete region. Here, you can explore Finland’s rural past at ancient wooden churches, learn about its unsettled history at Hämeenlinna’s castle and admire its rich industrial heritage in Tampere.
- admire world-class art, architecture and landscape design in the attractive forest-edged art town of Mänttä
- absorb the laid-back but culturally engaged vibe and check out the vibrant local bar and restaurant scene in Finland’s second-largest city, Tampere
- attend a Sibelius performance at Lahti’s architecturally significant and acoustically excel-lent harbourside concert hall, Sibeliustalo
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Ruovesi, Helvetinjärvi National Park, Keuruu, Mänttä, Häme, Iittala, Hämeenlinna, Lahti.
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