There is plenty of information about Tampere available online, which can be very useful to those planning a trip to Western Finland.

            A good place to begin doing some preliminary research is on this Tampere Information page, which was found through Wikipedia.  Here, one can obtain such background information as history and population statistics.  The Tampere Travel Guide is also available through Wikipedia, and is full of useful tourism information. 

            The City of Tampere Tourism Website has lots of useful information about traveling to this western Finish city.  Here, one will find most general tourism issues covered, including how to get there, where to stay, what to do, where to eat, and more.

            A good way to get to know an unfamiliar area better is by studying its geography.  Get started by looking at a Map of Finland and a Map of Western Finland,     For weather information about Tampere, check out this Ten Day Forecast, and this Monthly Weather Averages page.

            Although there are no foreign embassies located in Tampere, many countries have a location somewhere in Helsinki, Finland.   For a complete list, including contact and location information, check out this Foreign Embassies List .