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Holidaying in Ylöjärvi

Ylöjärvi (“Lake Ylö”) is a lake that doesn’t exist. It’s a town with many centres. A little lost, but lovely. Come and discover it on your next holiday or trip! We have everything close at hand: it’s a 15-minute drive from Tampere, and in no time at all, you can be walking in the peaceful woods or enjoying the town centre services.
Hope to see you soon!
Town centre 5 minutes
Peaceful nature 0 minutes features everything
you could wish for from a holiday!

Visit Ylöjärvi is your guide to Ylöjärvi’s unique natural spots, adventures, restaurants, places for exercise and attractions. Here you can find the best shopping as well as versatile venues for meetings and special occasions.

You’ll soon discover that Seitseminen National Park is not all Ylöjärvi has to offer. Come and enjoy the beautiful nature, charming villages, varied accommodation options and thrilling adventures.

What to do in Ylöjärvi

Looking for something to do for an afternoon, a day, overnight or a whole week? Let us make a suggestion. We have plenty of interesting things to choose from. Holiday fun starting at €0!

Seitseminen National Park

Experience how crofters used to make their living in these remote backwoods at the heritage farm at Kovero. Learn about the park's flora and fauna at the pleasant Seitseminen Nature Centre – the bes..

Church of Ylöjärvi

Throughout its 150-year history, the Church of Ylöjärvi has always been the focal point of the local landscape. Situated in the center of the rural municipality, the Church of Ylöjärvi has retaine..

Pikku-Ahvenisto Nature Trail

The lakeside Pikku-Ahvenisto nature trail is ideal for nature excursions. The nature trail is located next to Lake Pikku-Ahvenisto in the esker area of Ylöjärvi. Going round the lake, the trail is e..

Vanha Räikkä Building

Vanha Räikkä is a nearly 200-year-old building located on Ylöjärvi Town Hall Square. It serves as a versatile venue for gatherings and events. Vanha Räikkä and its cabinets can be rented for me..

Ylöjärvi Local History Museum

Come to experience the old way of living in Ylöjärvi! The museum comprises 11 buildings, the oldest of which dates back to the 18th century. There is a large number of artefacts, such as old tools, ..

Haveri Gold Mine Area

The area of the former Haveri Gold Mine offers many activities and sights for you to enjoy. The mine was opened in the 18th century, and a mine tower and large, rocky open pit can still be seen in the..

Kimmo Schroderus: Alamökki Sculpture

The sculpture Alamökki (“The Lower Hut”) was revealed in 2018. It was mounted to honor the long career of the Finnish rock band Eppu Normaali. The band is originally from Ylöjärvi. The idea for..

Tree Mountain

Initiated in 1982, Tree Mountain is an environmental art project designed to increase humanity’s commitment to securing ecological, social and cultural well-being. Tree Mountain is elliptical in sh..

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