Good to know
Tampere is located some 170 kilometers north from the capital Helsinki.
The currency in use in Finland is euro. There are a few Forex currency exchange offices in Tampere.
Cash can be withdrawn from Otto cash points around the city. The ones with the easiest access to Hiedanranta are located in the city centre.
The electric current in Finland is 230 volts.
Supermarkets and grocery stores are open on weekdays generally until 9 pm and on Saturdays until 6 pm. On Sundays, shops open at 12 pm. Small shops normally close around 5-6 pm on weekdays and are closed during Sundays.
Wifi is commonly available in hotels, cafes and public areas. There is wifi also at the conference venue.
Tap water in Finland is potable and of good quality.