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Hämeenlinna region is situated in the middle of Southern Finland. It is located about 1 hour from Helsinki and Helsinki Airport by car or train. Hämeenlinna city and neighbor municipalities Janakkala and Hattula represents old and historical part of Finland. It’s a great place to experience the real Finland during your stopover in the country. It offers a unique blend of old and new, nature and culture, urban sceneries and countryside landscapes – all in harmony and easy to experience all year round.
Hämeenlinna, Janakkala and Hattula offers everything you need for spending some quality free time – and much more. You can choose from downhill biking, golf, cross-country skiing, football, ice hockey, fishing, bowling, canoeing and kayaking, horse riding, skateboarding, theatre and athletics. You won’t be short of things to do here.
In addition to its stunning landmark, the Häme Castle, Hämeenlinna is also known as the childhood home of Jean Sibelius, Finland’s national composer. Häme is also known of its old historical churches and the best-known of these is in Hattula the Holy Cross Church, built in the Gothic style in the 15th century, making it the oldest church in Häme.
The Puuhamaa theme park in Janakkala and nature sites in the region will be certain hits with adults and children. For families Aulanko Nature reserve area, beautiful natural setting, including a spa and other activities, is guaranteed to provide our visitors with a memorable experience.