Tampere has been an industrial pioneer in Finland since the very beginning with a paper and cotton industry. Tampere is still the centre of Finnish industry today. Versatile research and education and cooperation between companies and universities have maintained and further developed the competitiveness of the region’s industry. Main industries are professional, scientific and technological know-how.
Tampere is the Sauna Capital of the world. We have the most public saunas per capita. Tampere is the most favoured travel destination for Finns in their home country. Numerous events, fascinating cultural experiences and soothing lake views to match the relaxed atmosphere makes the city very appealing to visit. There’s a lot of culture, congresses, nature, lakes, activities, great food, events and festivals all year round and Tampere is the home to the only Moomin Museum in the world.