From June to August, a daily guided tour of the city leaves at 2pm from in front of the City Tourist Office, Verkatehtaankatu 2 (tel. 020/716-68-00), costing 15€ ($24) for adults, 4€ ($6.40) for children 7 to 16, and free for children 6 and under. The trip lasts 2 hours, and the commentary is given in English.

From June 2 to August 2, Tampere is the meeting point for two popular lake cruisers, including the Finnish Silverline, which has a good restaurant. Information is available from Laivayhtioiden Tilauskeskus (Boatlines Booking Center), Verkatehtaankatu 2 (tel. 03/212-48-04).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.