Tampere, Finland


Scenic Tampere, set between two vast lakes, has a down-to-earth vitality that makes it a favourite for many visitors. Through its centre churns the Tammerkoski rapids, whose grassy banks contrast with the red brick of the imposing fabric mills that once drove the city’s economy. Regenerated industrial buildings now house quirky museums, enticing shops, pubs, cinemas, and cafes.

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