Hämeenlinna

There are 107 towns in Finland, but none of them equals Hämeenlinna, the only town with an ideal combination of nature and culture, everything nicely and easily within your reach.

Nature Reserve Aulanko

In Aulanko you can admire one of the Finnish national landscapes from the top of Aulangonvuori Hill, see an English-style manor garden and explore the adjoining forests and ponds.

Easy Hämeenlinna

Hämeenlinna is only an hour away by car or by train from the largest cities in the Southern Finland as well as the airports in Helsinki, Turku and Tampere.

 

Current information on coronavirus

Information about coronavirus in Hämeenlinna.

The medieval Häme Castle by the shore of Lake Vanajavesi

The castle was built in the end of the 13th century.

Häme Castle and its surroundings castle peninsula are a unique cultural destination. Häme castle is open for visitors all year round.

How to get to Hämeenlinna

Hämeenlinna is only an hour away by car or by train from the largest cities in the Southern Finland as well as the airports in Helsinki, Turku and Tampere.

Multilangual web page

The City of Hämeenlinna together with immigrants has built a new multilingual integration website

The website gathers information on current services of the city and other agents that is essential for foreigners. Information is provided also in Finnish, Arabic, English, Somalian and Russian.

The Hämeenlinna Art Museum

The Hämeenlinna Art Museum is a diverse museum of visual arts near the centre of Hämeenlinna.

The exhibitions feature both older Finnish art and the latest contemporary art styles.

Jean Sibelius

The birth home of Jean Sibelius now houses a cosy museum that features furniture and smaller items once owned by the families of the composer´s parents.

Finland´s beloved national composer, Jean Sibelius, was born in the centre of Hämeenlinna on the 8th of December in 1865.

The Seventh International Jean Sibelius Conference

The Seventh International Jean Sibelius Conference will be organized by the Sibelius Society Helsinki in Hämeenlinna, Finland on 7–9 September, 2020. The organizing committee is pleased to invite all friends of Sibelius’s music to Hämeenlinna.