See and experience

Beach

Vesilahti: Narva beach

A beach in Vesilahti.

Valkeakoski: Leppälä beach

The beach area has a pier and changing rooms.

Valkeakoski: Kirjaslampi Public Bath

The Public Bath area has changing rooms, WC/latrine, pier, slide, 25 meter swimming lanes, beach volleyball court and a playground for children.

Valkeakoski: Hakalanranta beach

The beach area has a changing room, grill, WC/latrine and a sauna.

Valkeakoski: Apia beach

The beach area has a sauna, changing rooms, pier, beach volleyball court, diving platform, slide, skate park and a summer kiosk.

Tampere: Tahmela beach

The beach area has a changing room, WC/latrine and a playground.

Tampere: Riihiniemi beach

The beach area has a changing room, WC/latrine, kiosk, boats for rent and a pier.

Tampere: Rahola beach

The beach area has a WC/latrine.

Tampere: Pyynikki beach

The beach area has a changing room, WC/latrine, kiosk, playground, activity equipment and beach volleyball courts.

Tampere: Eliander beach

The beach area has a changing room, WC/latrine and a pier.

Pirkkala: Turri beach

The beach area has a changing room and a WC/latrine.

Pirkkala: Reippi beach

The beach area has changing rooms, pier and a WC/latrine.

Pirkkala: Rantaniitty beach

The beach area has a changing room and a WC/latrine.

Pirkkala: Loukonlahti beach

The beach area has a changing room and a WC/latrine.

Pirkkala: Kurikanvainio beach

The beach area has a changing room and a WC/latrine.

Pälkäne: Pakanranta beach

The beach area has a playground for children, pier, water slide and a beach volleyball court.

Nokia: Viinikanniemi beach

A beach at the Viinikanniemi Camping area.

Lempäälä: Typy beach

The beach area has a pier, volleyball court, grill shelter, changing room, WC/latrine and a playground for kids.

Lempäälä: Lempoisten uimala beach

The beach area has 2 piers, changing room, WC/latrine, football field, beach volleyball court, playground for children, public sauna and a summer kiosk.

Lempäälä: Lahdenkylä beach

The beach area has a pier and a playground for children.

Kangasala: Mobilia beach

A Beach at the Mobilia Automobile museum.

Kangasala: Liuttu beach

The Liuttu beach area has a 3 meter diving platform, a pier and a practice area for children. The location of Liuttu beach is perfect for sunbathing. A ball field and a playground for children are nearby.

Kangasala: Liuksiala beach

A beach in Liuksiala, Kangasala.

Akaa: Toijala harbour beach

The beach area has a sauna, changing room, WC/latrine, grill shelter, playground for kids, 2 beach volleyball courts and a summer kiosk.

Akaa: Luttunen beach

The beach area has a beach volleyball court, campfire place, WC/latrine and a changing room.

Culture

Vesilahti: Laukko Mansion

Laukko is a cultural mansion in Vesilahti. The estate reopened to public in the summer of 2016 while it celebrated its 600th birthday. The visitors can now admire the building’s art collections and walk around the estate’s vast gardens and grounds. The …

Vesilahti: Crafts and Arts Centre Vesilahti

Crafts and Arts Centre offers you a chance to get to know the rya traditions of Vesilahti. You can also buy rya products, handicraft materials and local art and handicraft products. The Crafts and Arts Centre also arranges workshops and courses.

Valkeakoski: Voipaala Art Centre

Voipaala Art Centre arranges art exhibitions, events and art workshops. Voipaala Arts Centre provides courses and field trip facilities for children from local schools and daycare centres, as well as for many other groups. You can also find the Rosefii …

Valkeakoski: Visavuori Museum

Visavuori was the home and studio of the sculptor Emil Wikström from 1894 until his death in 1942. Wikström designed the buildings himself, beginning in 1894 with a combined studio and home. Destroyed by fire in 1896 and rebuilt in 1902 in the national …

Tampere: Rajaportti Sauna

Rajaportti Sauna has been operating for over 100 years and it is the oldest public sauna in Finland that is still in use. Today, the Rajaportti block belongs to the city of Tampere. Since 1989 the Pispala sauna association has been responsible for acti …

Tampere: Haihara Art Centre

Haihara Art Centre combines an old manor house milieu with modern art to meet your cultural needs. In summer, the area offers you art exhibitions, art courses, puppet theater shows and park concerts. You can enjoy refreshments in the 200-year-old worke …

Pirkkala: Reippi Museum

Sheep, horses, old farmhouses and fields – genuine countryside atmosphere just 2 kilometers away from the centre of Pirkkala. The area has been kept unchanged for a long time, to preserve the old countryside feeling. In the sheds, you can find 19th cen …

Pirkkala: Home Museum Metsärinne

The Home Museum Metsärinne is located in Pirkkala. The area is a traditional old courtyard that consists of many old buildings. The Home Museum is the “Nygård” building at the end of the courtyard. The building is most likely from the start of the 19th …

Pälkäne: Windmill Museum

The Windmill Museum, run by the Pälkäne Society, showcases rustic artifacts mostly from the 19th century. Also artifacts related to the history of Pälkäne are in display. At the same time, you can get to know the operations of windmills. The Windmill M …

Pälkäne: Salimäki Museum

The Salimäki Museum collection comprises of rustic artifacts owned by the Pälkäne Society and is housed in the old Myttäälä school. The collection consists of mainly rustic artifacts from the 19th century. There is also artifacts related to the history …

Nokia: Tehdas 108 – Creative Center of Tehdassaari

Tehdas 108 (factory 108) is a creative center organized by craftsmen, actors, musicians and private care providers. The factory is full of music, arts, events and much more. The industrial building is located in the center of Nokia, in a beautiful isla …

Nokia: Hinttala Museum and Cafe

Nokia is well known for being a factory city, but its roots are in farming. Both of the worlds collide in Nokia museums. Homestead Hinttala and its surroundings are part of the Hinttala Museum. Hinttala Museum and Cafe offers you the feeling of old tim …

Lempäälä: Vaihmalan Hovi Hotel-Restaurant

Vaihmalan Hovi welcomes you to their beautiful hotel by the Vanajavesi shore in Lempäälä. You can enjoy good food, sleep in personally designed rooms and shop at the boutique. The cosmetician will pamper you and the peaceful countryside scenery will re …

Lempäälä: Kuokkalan Museoraitti (Museum Village Road)

Kuokkalan Museoraitti is a museum area owned by Lempäälä-Seura and the City of Lempäälä. It is located near Kuokkalankoski about 3 kilometers away from the centre of Lempäälä. The first museum was opened in 1981. The Museum Village Road is special in a …

Kangasala: The Car Museum of Vehoniemi

The Car Museum of Vehoniemi offers you memorable visions of the history of motor vehicles. Vehoniemi is a good spot to stop by for a little visit or for a full day adventure. The Vehoniemi esker offers you an amazing place to walk around and enjoy the …

Kangasala: Mobilia – Automobile and Road Museum

Mobilia is an automobile and road museum that has exhibitions, museum gift shop, cafe-restaurant and events. Mobilia hosts versatile events and some of the events have become traditions. Mini Summer Opening and National Museum Vehicle Day are good exam …

Kangasala: Local History Museum

Kangasala Local History Museum is located at a cultural landscape in Kangasala. In Kangasala Local History Museum, you can get to know the traditional farmer’s artifacts and items that belonged to the writer Jalmari Finne. The specialty of the museum a …

Akaa: Tolvilan Kartanon Lammastila (Tolvila Mansion Sheep Farm)

Tolvila Mansion Sheep Farm is an organic farm that grows sheep in Akaa. They sell lamb meat, wool and wool handicrafts in their shop, Paimenen Makasiini.

Akaa: Locomotive Museum

Located opposite to Toijala’s busy train station, the unique Locomotive Museum offers marvels for all ages. The old diesel locomotive collection includes several world class rarities. Steam engines and large and small diesel locomotives can be seen as …

Experience

Vesilahti: Savipaja Samotti (pottery)

Savipaja Samotti has been making hand-made ceramics for over 35 years. In summer, the pottery is very popular with families as you can get to know the yard’s stories and residents made of clay. Savipaja offers many courses to choose from. The kid’s fav …

Vesilahti: Crafts and Arts Centre Vesilahti

Crafts and Arts Centre offers you a chance to get to know the rya traditions of Vesilahti. You can also buy rya products, handicraft materials and local art and handicraft products. The Crafts and Arts Centre also arranges workshops and courses.

Valkeakoski: Visavuori Museum

Visavuori was the home and studio of the sculptor Emil Wikström from 1894 until his death in 1942. Wikström designed the buildings himself, beginning in 1894 with a combined studio and home. Destroyed by fire in 1896 and rebuilt in 1902 in the national …

Tampere: Rajaportti Sauna

Rajaportti Sauna has been operating for over 100 years and it is the oldest public sauna in Finland that is still in use. Today, the Rajaportti block belongs to the city of Tampere. Since 1989 the Pispala sauna association has been responsible for acti …

Tampere: Flowpark – Varala

The Flowpark is an ecological adventure park where you can test your courage. Adventure trails have been built on trees without harming them. You may challenge yourself on the trails reaching all the way up to 20 meters in height. Flowpark is designed …

Tampere: Arboretum Hatanpää

Hatanpää Arboretum is located 3 kilometers away from the centre of Tampere. Arboretum area is at a beautiful scenery by the lake Pyhäjärvi. Arboretum consists of 3 different parks. Hatanpää mansion is surrounded by the old mansion park, officially call …

Pirkkala: Reippi Museum

Sheep, horses, old farmhouses and fields – genuine countryside atmosphere just 2 kilometers away from the centre of Pirkkala. The area has been kept unchanged for a long time, to preserve the old countryside feeling. In the sheds, you can find 19th cen …

Pirkkala: Home Museum Metsärinne

The Home Museum Metsärinne is located in Pirkkala. The area is a traditional old courtyard that consists of many old buildings. The Home Museum is the “Nygård” building at the end of the courtyard. The building is most likely from the start of the 19th …

Pälkäne: Ostrich Farm Syrjynen

Ostrich Farm Syrjynen is a farm where you can find many different animals: ostriches, fallow deer, wild boars, sheep, horses, chickens and bunnies. From Cafe-Shop you can find freshly baked delicacies and products from the farm: ostrich meat, sheep woo …

Nokia: Hinttala Museum and Cafe

Nokia is well known for being a factory city, but its roots are in farming. Both of the worlds collide in Nokia museums. Homestead Hinttala and its surroundings are part of the Hinttala Museum. Hinttala Museum and Cafe offers you the feeling of old tim …

Lempäälä: Mikkola Smoke Sauna

Mikkola is located by the lake Pyhäjärvi in Lempäälä. Mikkola offers you a peaceful place in the middle of nature. You can swim, have a sauna and grill your own food at the beach. Saunas and facilities for private events must be booked beforehand.

Kangasala: The Car Museum of Vehoniemi

The Car Museum of Vehoniemi offers you memorable visions of the history of motor vehicles. Vehoniemi is a good spot to stop by for a little visit or for a full day adventure. The Vehoniemi esker offers you an amazing place to walk around and enjoy the …

Kangasala: Mobilia – Automobile and Road Museum

Mobilia is an automobile and road museum that has exhibitions, museum gift shop, cafe-restaurant and events. Mobilia hosts versatile events and some of the events have become traditions. Mini Summer Opening and National Museum Vehicle Day are good exam …

Kangasala: Kirkkoharju Observation Tower

Kirkkoharju Observation Tower area is a traditional celebration place for Easter and Midsummer parties and also for high school graduates. The first tower was built in 1882 and the current full steel and concrete tower was built in 1931.

Kangasala: Keisarinharju Observation Tower

The tower was built on Keisarinharju in 1819 and it is said to be the first observation tower in Finland. Current tower, “Keisarin portaat”, designed by the architect Ritva Lahtinen, was built in 2006 after the old tower burned.

Kangasala: Haralanharju Observation Tower

Haralanharju Observation Tower opens up a traditional Finnish lake landscape. The observation tower is always open for visitors. There is an asphalt road leading to the tower.

Nature

Valkeakoski: Voipaala Art Centre

Voipaala Art Centre arranges art exhibitions, events and art workshops. Voipaala Arts Centre provides courses and field trip facilities for children from local schools and daycare centres, as well as for many other groups. You can also find the Rosefii …

Valkeakoski: The Rapola Ridge

The Rapola ridge is one of the most important prehistoric hill forts in Finland, which were in use at least during the period of 800-1250 AD. On the upper slopes of the ridge, a large number of dwelling places, cooking pits, and other signs of habitati …

Tampere: Arboretum Hatanpää

Hatanpää Arboretum is located 3 kilometers away from the centre of Tampere. Arboretum area is at a beautiful scenery by the lake Pyhäjärvi. Arboretum consists of 3 different parks. Hatanpää mansion is surrounded by the old mansion park, officially call …

Pirkkala: Home Museum Metsärinne

The Home Museum Metsärinne is located in Pirkkala. The area is a traditional old courtyard that consists of many old buildings. The Home Museum is the “Nygård” building at the end of the courtyard. The building is most likely from the start of the 19th …

Lempäälä: Sarapiston keto (meadow)

Sarapisto consists of the Iron Age cemetery area, ancient forest and the meadow for sheep. The National Board of Antiquitites has marked graves near the meadow, close to Keskuskatu. Before construction of the cycle path, the National Board of Antiquiti …

Lempäälä: Päivääniemen kalmisto (cemetery)

Step into the old cemetery by the lake Pyhäjärvi in Lempäälä. In Päivääniemi, there is one of the biggest and most famous cemetery from the Iron Age. Many interesting artifacts has been found from the cemetery. The people of the region buried their dec …

Lempäälä: Mikkola Smoke Sauna

Mikkola is located by the lake Pyhäjärvi in Lempäälä. Mikkola offers you a peaceful place in the middle of nature. You can swim, have a sauna and grill your own food at the beach. Saunas and facilities for private events must be booked beforehand.

Kangasala: The Car Museum of Vehoniemi

The Car Museum of Vehoniemi offers you memorable visions of the history of motor vehicles. Vehoniemi is a good spot to stop by for a little visit or for a full day adventure. The Vehoniemi esker offers you an amazing place to walk around and enjoy the …

Kangasala: Kirkkoharju Observation Tower

Kirkkoharju Observation Tower area is a traditional celebration place for Easter and Midsummer parties and also for high school graduates. The first tower was built in 1882 and the current full steel and concrete tower was built in 1931.

Kangasala: Keisarinharju Observation Tower

The tower was built on Keisarinharju in 1819 and it is said to be the first observation tower in Finland. Current tower, “Keisarin portaat”, designed by the architect Ritva Lahtinen, was built in 2006 after the old tower burned.