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).