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Tampere Region 2026

Let’s make Tampere Region the European Capital of Culture 2026!

Tampere and the Tampere Region are together applying to become a European Capital of Culture and we want you to join us. We want to permanently increase the quality of life of our residents and strengthen the Tampere Region’s cultural expression without forgetting the international aspect. Inform, discuss, comment - be part of our journey!


City of Tampere provides many kind of cultural and leisure activities that are open to all residents of Tampere and to visitors. People come to enjoy Tampere's interesting museums and various cultural events and outdoor and recreational activities even from far away.

On these pages you will find information on diverse events and cultural programmes, museums, concerts, sports and exercise facilities, beaches, skiing routes, and rambling and recreation sites.

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