Tampere: Varala Sports Institute

Varala Sports Institute is a national physical education center in Pyynikinharju, near the Lake Pyhäjärvi. In addition to education, Varala offers different kinds of physical activites, restaurant and accommodation. Restaurant Säde serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and Cafe Anna offers variety of cafeteria products. In Flow Park, you get to test your courage in adventure trails built on trees.

Varala has a “last minute travel deal” which is a cheap alternative if you are staying in Tampere. The rooms are available for booking at the earliest 7 days prior to arrival (groups over 10 people, 14 days before arrival). The rooms are mostly for 2 persons, but few 1 and 3 persons rooms are also available. The rooms have a WC, shower, TV, clock-radio, towels and sheets. The prices and room availability may depend on the season. The “last minute travel deal” can be inquired from the sales service: +358 3 2631 211 (Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm).