Travelling and accomodation

Travelling to Tampere

Tampere is easily accessible. It is located in Southern Finland, 175 km north of Helsinki. There are excellent flight connections to Finland from all parts of the world. Several international airlines offer regular flights to Helsinki. There are several daily connecting flights on week-days to Tampere and vice versa (see Finnair and Tampere-Pirkkala airport). From Tampere-Pirkkala airport there are very good connections to Tampere city as well.

From Helsinki Airport you can also choose to take a local train to Tikkurila station and change there to a long-distance train to Tampere. More information about Helsinki Airport train station is found here. You can check available train connections and timetables here.

There are also very good long-distance bus connections from Helsinki Airport to Tampere.

Image courtesy of Jani Henttonen


Conference participants are asked to make their own hotel reservations and pay for their own accommodation. Pre-reservations have been made to the nearby hotels listed below, but the availability of the limited number of rooms can only be guaranteed for a limited time. Please check the deadlines and booking codes for reservations mentioned in each hotel info. These room prices are available only for bookings made directly with the hotel by email or by phone. All prices are per room and per night, including breakfast and VAT.

Lapland Hotel Tampere, add. Yliopistonkatu 44, 33100 Tampere
e-mail:, tel. +358 3 383 0000
Single room 89 EUR
Double room 104 EUR
Deadline for reservation: 17.6.2016
Booking code: “Contemplative 2016”

Original Sokos Hotel Villa, add. Sumeliuksenkatu 14, 33100 Tampere
email:, tel. +358 20 1234 633
Single room 105 EUR
Double room 125 EUR
Deadline for reservation: 14.6.2016
Booking code: “Contemplative 2016”

Solo Sokos Hotel Torni Tampere, add. Ratapihankatu 43, 33100 Tampere
email:, tel. +358 20 1234 634
Single room 115 EUR
Double room 135 EUR
Deadline for reservation: 14.6.2016
Booking code: “Contemplative 2016”

For more affordable accommodation, please check these options
(NO PRE-RESERVATION has been made):

Dream Hotel & Dream Hostel, add. Åkerlundinkatu 2, 33100 Tampere
email:, tel. +358 45 2360 517
for 10 % discount, please mention the code “University of Tampere”

Hotel Homeland

Hotelli Ville

Mango Hotel

Omena Hotel
address: Hämeenkatu 7, 33100 TAMPERE
A hotel located in the city centre offering rooms in a budget price. Reservation and check-in are done online.


Image: Jani Henttonen971663_10201249896592304_340092166_n

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