Tampere Vacations

Finland
Tampere is a city in southern Finland, notable in the region for its inland setting. It sits on an isthmus between Lake Pyhajarvi and Lake Nasijarvi, and draws most of its power from rapids that connect the lakes. The city was for most of its history an important industrial center …

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Reviews of Tampere

Stephen Bugno
Stephen BugnoAnchorage, Alaska, USA
12/05/2015

Not touristy at all, Tampere is a pleasant city with enough sites to keep you busy for a day. But most of all you're here to see a Finnish city, and life here. Excellent opportunity to visit a public sauna on the edge of town by the lake.

Jaak Treiman
Jaak TreimanLos Angeles, California, USA
12/10/2014

According to some counts, Finland's second largest city, Tempere was an industrial giant, known for its paper and textile factories. Today most of the factories have been converted to shopping malls or office buildings. The best way to enjoy Tampere is to simply start at the train station and start walking, keeping your eyes open.

Rachel S
Rachel SBerlin, Germany
07/03/2013

Tampere is a very walkable, picturesque Finnish city that doesn't get close to the amount of tourism that Helsinki, two hours away, receives. If you're already on the southwest coast of Finland, it's worth checking out.

joshua
joshua
02/04/2012

Actually there is not much to see

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