Tampere is the most loved city of Finland. It’s the city with numerous events, fascinating cultural experiences, and soothing lake views. This is where urban city life walks hand in hand with vivid nature.

- Visit Tampere

We listed a variety of fun things to do on your free time below. Perfect also for the spouses and family members who are not attending the congress! Please note that all the below activities are easy to find within Tampere city area, reachable by walking or public transportation. Or riding a rental bike or e-scooter!

There are also countless other options available on Visit Tampere pages! There are contact details and instructions for how to book any of these activities when you click the links below. The links will take you to Visit Tampere pages or the corresponding activity organizer pages. The activities listed below are self-financed and self-booked. Should you need help or other ideas for what to do here, please drop us a line!

Please see also the congress social program for even more activities!

Explore Tampere's History and City Views

Join our free walking tour through Tampere, led by professional guides who will showcase the city's stunning views and delve into its rich history.

The tour starts at the front doors of Tampere Hall and takes place on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

  • The tour is in English.
  • Starts at 2:00 pm.
    • On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Tour is free for all attendees and their families!
  • Takes about 2 hours.

Water sports and lakeside activities

Pampering in Finnish sauna

Museums, theme parks & culture

Pure Finnish nature

Sports and adventures

Walk and bike around

Even more experiences

Craving for more things to do? Please navigate yourself to Visit Tampere site and see a lot more different options to see and to do in Tampere!

Eat and drink

The food culture of Tampere is versatile and highly valued. The best way to get to know the city is to head to one of the lovely restaurants, idyllic cafés or relaxed pubs and breweries. Make sure you also visit the beautiful old Market Hall and experience the local atmosphere and flavors. Start exploring the restaurants, cafes and nightlife on Visit Tampere pages!

Tampere tourist map