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Tampere

Credits: Laura Vanzo / Kuuma Tampere

“Northern Europe’s best kept secret”

According to many Finns, Tampere is the most beloved residential and tourist city in Finland.
Credits: Laura Vanzo / Kuuma Tampere

Welcome to Tampere

A group of people gathering for a photo in the top of the Pispala esker in Tampere, Finland.
Credits: Laura Vanzo / Visit Tampere

Thousands of meeting delegates and over a million travellers visit the city known as “Northern Europe’s best kept secret” each year.

Tampere’s secret to success is its originality – and its reputation as a hub of technology and innovation. Culture and conference centre Tampere Hall is one of the leading conference facilities in Finland and a major one in all of Scandinavia. With a main auditorium that seats 2,000, this hall is highly capable of hosting large conferences.

Where in Finland?

Tampere

City facts

Population: 245 000

Flight connections: Tampere-Pirkkala Airport is situated a 15-minute drive away from the city centre

Distance from Helsinki:

– Airplane 30 minutes
– Train 1.5-2 hours
– Car 1.5 hours

Contact

Tampere Convention Bureau | Visit Tampere
pia.helminen@visittampere.fi
 

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Between two lakes

Tampere is a beautiful green city situated between two lakes. It offers an array of leisure activities, including saunas, hiking trails, lake cruises and fresh water swims.

All major hotels, restaurants and shops are within easy walking distance of the town’s centre.

Sunset over Laukontori, the market square in the city centre of Tampere.

A vibrant student city

Tampere is a lively town with a large student community. In January 2019, the University of Tampere merged with Tampere University of Technology to form Tampere University, which maintains close ties with Tampere University of Applied Sciences. Fields of study ranges from game culture to tumour genetics.

Easy facility visits

Tampere offers an innovative academic environment and numerous interesting research centres and laboratories for international meeting or conference delegates to visit. An extensive and experienced network of conference professionals is available to help with local arrangements.

Research and development

Tampere is known for education, research and technology. The region’s top fields of expertise include:

  • Cleantech and Energy
  • Creative Industries
  • Education and Learning
  • Healthcare and Life science
  • ICT
  • Imaging
  • Intelligent Machines
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • Mobility
  • Nanotechnology
  • Safety and security
     
The sunset in a cultural-historical environment in around Tammerkoski rapids in Tampere, Finland.
Credits: Laura Vanzo / Visit Tampere