Tampere is a city of 232 000 inhabitants, the largest inland city in the Nordic countries. Tampere lies some 175 km north of Helsinki, the capital of Finland.
Tampere is easily accessible. There are excellent flight connections to Finland from all parts of the world. Several international airlines offer regular flights to Helsinki, the capital of Finland. From Helsinki Airport there is a train connection via Tikkurila station to Tampere. Ttrain connections within Finland are found here.
Besides the train connections, there are very good long-distance bus connections from Helsinki Airport to Tampere. There are also several daily connecting flights on week-days to Tampere and vice versa. From Tampere-Pirkkala airport there are good connections to Tampere city as well. See Tampere-Pirkkala airport for more info.
Taking a local bus from Tampere-Pirkkala airport to the city center costs 5 euros; a taxi fare is likely to be upwards from 30 euros.
You can check the weather forecast for Tampere here.