Travel and accommodation
On 31st October, location is Tampere University of Technology, Konetalo, Hall 1702, Korkeakoulunkatu 6, Tampere.
On November 1-2 the Surface Engineering Days are arranged in Vapriikki Museum Centre, Tampella area, Alaverstaanraitti 5, Tampere, Finland
Tampere is well connected and really easy to reach. There are direct flights for example from Helsinki, Stockholm, Bremen, Budapest, and Riga to Tampere-Pirkkala airport. Airlines: Finnair, SAS, Ryanair, and airBaltic.
There is a direct and inexpensive bus connection to Tampere from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. Buses leave at regular intervals at all hours – the staff at the information desks at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport will be happy to point you in the right direction.
You can also catch the fast Pendolino train from Tikkurila train station to Tampere. The journey only takes 1 hour 10 min. There is a train connection from Helsinki airport to Tikkurila train station, see details.
Free parking is available for visitors outside Vapriikki. You need a parking permit, which can be collected from the museum’s information desk.
There is a parking fee at Tampere University of Technology. See details and map.
Tampere tourist information
Radisson Blu Grand Hotel Tammer is located near Vapriikki Museum Centre. There are reserved rooms with code TWC until October 2nd. Room rates: single 135 €/night, double 150 €/night.
The reservations should be made using Radisson Blu sales service:
phone: +358 20 1234 700
fax :+358 20 1234 742
Hotel Cumulus City Koskikatu is located within walking distance from Vapriikki Museum Centre. There are reserved rooms with code TWC until October 9th. Room rates for the standard rooms: 110 €/night for one person and 130 €/night for two persons.
The reservations should be made using Restel rerervation service
phone: +358 20 055 055 (0,17 Eur/puh +0,75Eur /min)
See also: Hotels in Tampere @ visittampere.fi
Photos by the City of Tampere