HÄME REGION – The heartland of happiness!
Häme region is a truly unique place. Häme region is an amazing combination of nature and cultural landscapes. Enjoy clean air, water, a lush environment, history, culture and good services – all at the same time.
Häme is a historical region located at the very heart of Southern Finland within an hour’s drive from Helsinki, Tampere and Turku. This is a perfect place to get a feel of the real Finland, especially since it is easy to reach from both the Helsinki city centre and airport. A medieval castle, picturesque Finnish nature, lakes, nature parks, cliffs, old railway, historic and contemporary museums, the best golf courses and, naturally, famous local specialties – set your mind on a vacation, which will carry you away.
In Häme region, everything is a stone’s throw away, which makes it ideal for independent tourism. Moreover, if you choose Häme region as your destination, you will be near the most interesting places in Southern Finland. Medieval Hämeenlinna will charm you with its rich history, Forssa with its green parks and forests, Riihimäki with glassblowing and industrial traditions, and Janakkala with breathtaking wood paths winding between lakes, moors and cliffs. Your adventure begins!
from Helsinki, Turku and Tampere
of parks and nature preserves
first mention of Häme Castle
Ida Aalberg (1857 - 1915) – the star of Finnish theater from Janakkala The Ida Aalberg family moved to the railway master's house in the 1850s. Tod [...]
Sauna is good for you — improving memory and relieving stress! Finns are sauna people. The best thing is sauna by the lake in Häme! Sauna relaxes, l [...]
H.G. Paloheimo (1864 - 1919) - industrialist and influencer Senator H.G. Paloheimo. Photo: Riihimäen kaupunginmuseo Hjalmar Gabriel Paloheimo (unt [...]
A HOLIDAY OR STOPOVER IN THE HEART OF SOUTHERN FINLAND
Learn more about the three regions of Häme, and what they have to offer.