In this article we have listed frequently asked questions in our tourist information. If you can’t find an answer, please contact us.
Bus line 1A operates between Tampere city center and Tampere-Pirkkala airport.
Please note that only the buses marked with letter A run to and from the airport. The route crosses the railway station, eastern Hämeenkatu, Koskipuisto and the bus station. More information about Tampere public transport here.
You can find information about tickets at Tampere public transport’s website.
Please see Finnpark’s website for car parks.
Tampere train station has luggage lockers in different sizes. Please see VR’s website for more information.
You can overnight with your camper van only in camping sites. Nearest camping area from city centre (open during summer time) is Härmälä Camping. Open also during winter time are Nokian Viinikanniemi in Nokia and Apianlahti camping in Valkeakoski. Please see more information from our article about Camping sites.
Please see our article Cycling in Tampere.
We don’t have a tourist information office at the moment. Visit Tampere offers tourist information, tips and much more via e-mail visittampere (at) visittampere.fi, social media and telephone (+358 3 5656 6800, open Mon-Fri at 10-15) all year round.
Visit Tampere produces various maps that you can download as a pdf, or print out. You can pick up printed maps at Tampere Market Hall in front of Pullapuoti Wilenius (Hämeenkatu 19). If you need larger amount of the maps (over 20 pcs) or if would like to get a map before your trip to Tampere, please contact us at visittampere (at) visittampere.fi.
All cycling maps provided by the city of Tampere can be downloaded here (site in Finnish). Printed maps available at Palvelupiste Frenckell (Frenckellinaukio 2 B).
Please see our website “City & Culture”
Please see our event calendar for events in Tampere.
Guided tours are provided by Tampereen Matkailuoppaat ry.
Please see our article A day in Tampere.
Please see our website for children.
Please see our Hungry for Tampere website.
Restaurant Valssi in Museum Centre Vapriikki serves lunch during weekends as well as Kitchen & Café Stockmann at Hämeenkatu 4. On Saturdays lunch is served at TTT-theatre’s restaurant Takaovi and at restaurant 4 vuodenaikaa.
For printed maps please see Karttapaikka.fi.
For downloadable maps please see Nationalparks.fi.
For Kintulammi please see Kintulammi’s website.
For Birgitta Trail in Lempäälä please see Visit Lempäälä’s website.
The easiest way to go to natural parks is by car, but some of them are reachable by bus. Usually it requires a bit of walking to get there and a bus change. Please see Matka.fi’s website for bus schedules and routes. You can buy a bus ticket from buses with cash.
You can get there by bus. Serlachius bus runs between Mänttä-Vilppula and Tampere on the days that the museums are open.
You can find rental cottages in Tampere and Tampere Region from Mökkiavain’s website.
Please see our article Stay on a farm.
Didn’t get the information you were looking for? Please contact Visit Tampere via e-mail visittampere (at) visittampere.fi or telephone +35830 5656 6800!