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Summer memo

Summer has arrived in Tampere! The summer season will bring changes to service opening hours and public transport schedules.

See also tips for summer days.

Social and health services

During the summer holidays, some of the social and health services are closed or have reduced activities or only emergency services.

Health care counselling gives guidance and instructions in case of acute illnesses every day 7 - 22 also in summertime. When a person living in Tampere falls ill, he/she should call health care counselling at 03 5657 0023. Health care counselling nurses provide treatment instructions and guide the patient to the correct health care facility.

Counselling Point of social services is open throughout the summer. Number for counselling: 03 5657 0200, Monday - Friday 9 - 15 and on Tuesdays 9 - 17.30. The Counselling Point at the address Hatanpäänkatu 3 F (3rd floor) is open Monday - Tuesday and Thursday - Friday 9 - 14.

Public transport

The summer season starts on Monday, June 6, 2022. Schedules have been reduced to meet summer demand and school lines 37, 39, 44, 46, 47 and 86 will remain under the summer break until 7 August 2022.

In the summer, you should also try city bikes. See Nysse's website for more information.

Error reports and contact information

Tampere Water: Water distribution and sewage system.

Tampereen Sähkölaitos: Distribution of electricity, district heating and natural gas.

Tampere service point: Issues with outdoor lighting.

Markets and Summer terrace

Summer terrace is open

  • Mon-Thurs at 11a.m. – 22 p.m.
  • Fri-Sat at 11a.m. – 24 p.m.
  • Sun at 11a.m. – 22 p.m.
  • Closed 24.6. – 26.6.

Tammelantori night market is open on every wednesday until 18.00. Market is open:

  • Mon-Fri at 6 a.m. – 18 p.m.
  • Sat at 6 a.m. – 16 p.m.
  • The market is open on Midsummer's Eve at 6 a.m. – 13 p.m.

Laukontori is open:

  • Mon-Fri at 6 a.m. – 20 p.m.
  • Sat at 6 a.m. – 18 p.m.
  • The market is open on Midsummer's Eve at 6 a.m. – 13 p.m.

Hervanta market is open:

  • Tue and Fri at 8 a.m. – 16 p.m.
  • The market is open on Midsummer's Eve at 8 a.m. – 13 p.m.

Culture and museums

You will find more information about exhibitions, opening hours and cafés and restaurants on the museums' websites. 

Outdoor activities and nature

Swimming pools and beaches

Other ideas for summer

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Updated 23.6.2022