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“Easy trip out”
Review of Viikinsaari Island

Viikinsaari Island
Ranked #16 of 96 things to do in Tampere
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Owner description: Island that's part of Tampere
Europe
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Easy trip out”
Reviewed 12 August 2012

I think for tourists the best part will be riding out on a boat for around 20 mins. to get the lake experience. The island itself is green and pleasant, and there's a cafe/basic restaurant. There's a few hundred yards of woodland path, but perhaps little else. Locals and those who don't have access to a summer cottage may do this as an anuual summer ritual. If on a good day you feel like a cruise, an unathletic wander and perhaps a drink, you can join them. Perhaps if travelling with pram/pushchair and you just want an easy time, a change of scene and a little taste of lake and forest, of if you are of penshionable age and really want to take it easy, this is a sound and safe choice. So, an easy ride out, leaves from a nice harbour with marketplace and many other things around, being centrally located. Perhaps a little gentle and uneventful for some; it's a matter of matching the right people to the right activity.

Visited August 2012
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English first
Tampere, Western Finland, Finland
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Idyllic”
Reviewed 3 January 2012

An island where you can get with a boat from Laukontori. You can swim and eat and probably play minigolf there. Grassfields, trees and beach and some rocks. It's a pretty nice picnic place.

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Tampere, Finland
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22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great destination with kids”
Reviewed 30 December 2011

Limited services, but great location for open-air day out with the family (during summertime). Just a short ferry trip away from the city center.

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Mysuru (Mysore), India
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great place for one day picnic in summers”
Reviewed 25 December 2011

Round ticket in 8 euros for students in ferry. I would say its the only must visit site in tampere

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