Travel guide to Tampere

Facts

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Local name
Tammerfors
Inhabitants
186,000 (1997)
Timezone
When the time is 12:00 p.m. in England, it is 13:00 p.m. in Tampere.

Best time to visit

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Tampere can be visited all year round. In the summer the weather in the city is warm and sunny, while it is cold and snowy in the winter. The best time to visit is probably from May through September.

Culture and entertainment

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Each summer, Tampere hosts a number of theatrical performances, which draws well-deserved attention from all over. The audience is seated on a turning platform that makes it possible for the viewer to follow the performance on a number of different stages at the same time. Apart from this, Tampere is the home of the so-called Tampere Concert and Congress Hall where concerts and cultural events are performed.

Accommodation / Hotel

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Being the second largest city in Finland, Tampere is able to offer its visitors a vide variety of accommodation facilities such as hotels, hostels, and camping sites; all of different price and quality standards. Book your hotel in Tampere here

Local transport

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