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Welcome to Hämeenlinna

Hämeenlinna is only an hour away from the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. Unique blend of new and old, nature and culture, urban sceneries and countryside landscapes – all in perfect harmony. Welcome to explore!

Hämeenlinna top 10

We have listed the top 10 things to do and see in Hämeenlinna. Welcome to explore!

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Jean Sibelius was born in Hämeenlinna

Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) is regarded as Finland’s most famous and valued composer. He was born in Hämeenlinna and lived here until he was 20 years old.

Discover places and moments in the life of Sibelius 

Things to do for families

Hämeenlinna offers a wide range of activities that are suitable for families and children of all ages. Here are some tips on where to spend your days in Hämeenlinna with kids.

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Iittala - design, arts and culture

The village of Iittala within the Hämeenlinna region is known as the glass manufacturing capital of Finland. It is an excellent centre for Finnish design, handicrafts and arts.

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Aulanko - the beauty of Finnish nature

Aulanko has charmed visitors for more than a hundred years and even inspired Finland’s national composer Jean Sibelius - it is easy to see why. This unique nature reserve area in Hämeenlinna has beautiful Finnish natural scenery, natural forests and many possibilities for outdoor activities.

Learn more and discover all the possibilities in Aulanko. 

Have an adventure in Häme castle area

Just a 5-minute walk from the city centre, this versatile museum district has something to offer for every member of the family. Come see Häme Castle, Museum Militaria and the biggest prison museum in Finland.

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How to get 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.

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Hämeenlinna City Service Point at your service

Hämeenlinna City Service Point can help you explore the amazing things to see & do and places to stay. Don´t hesitate to contact us! Tel. +358 3 621 3370, tourist.info@hameenlinna.fi

Discover Hämeenlinna region

Hämeenlinna region is full of things to see and experience. It offers a unique blend of new and old, nature and culture, urban sceneries and countryside landscapes – all in perfect harmony. You are welcome to explore and stay for a longer time.

Read more tips on the Visit Häme website