Hämeen Matkailu - Häme tourist brochure page 14-15
Castles and Mansions. So Much More than just Lords of the Castle.
Castles and mansions have a unique charm which is more than just what meets the eye. Häme has plenty of castles and mansions. Each of them has wonderful stories to tell and other things to marvel at.
hen getting more closely acquainted, history reveals itself through many different aspects. In addition to the history of the building during different ages, it is interesting to get to know the surrounding way of life that developed as well as the image of the era that the buildings convey. After all, the mansions and castles have always been surrounded by a larger community of Finns, normal contemporaries. The stories behind the castles and mansions are, therefore, not merely about lairds, lords and ladies. The mansions and castles of Häme are mainly available for private functions and meetings. Nevertheless, there are the ones in Häme that the individual may visit. And it goes without saying that some of them are still haunted. Begin your virtual tour by going to hame.fi>kulttuuri, for instance. The culture and Häme Castle congress centre Verkatehdas in Hämeenlinna is Family ticket worth a visit and a good place to start your actual 2 adults + children tour. This family ticket offers the whole family an interesting and exciting day at Häme Castle. Häme Castle, one of the most magnificent mediaeval castles in Finland, is open all year Bookings: Häme Travel, tel. +358 (0)10 617 2300 round. There is a lot to see and to experience. Family tickets € 12.
Tervakoski in Tervaniemi
HOUSING FAIR IN VALKEAKOSKI 10.7.– 9.8.2009
Combine your holiday in Häme with the Valkeakoski Housing Fair.