Tampere Car Rental

Enterprise Car Rental Locations in Tampere

Tampere is a vibrant Finnish city that's accessible from all over the world via Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. Taxis and buses are available from the airport and take around 20–35 minutes to reach the town. You'll find Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rentals in Tampere, allowing you to pick up a vehicle and explore the region at your leisure.

What to do and see in Tampere

Tampere offers a great many attractions and activities, making it an ideal destination for travelers seeking culture, history and natural beauty. As you venture through this vibrant city, be sure to visit its numerous museums, such as the Vapriikki Museum Center, which houses several exhibitions, including the Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame and the Tampere Mineral Museum.

For art enthusiasts, the Tampere Art Museum showcases Finnish and international art, while the Moomin Museum offers a delightful journey into the world of Tove Jansson's beloved Moomin characters. History buffs will appreciate a visit to the Spy Museum, where they can delve into the intriguing world of espionage.

If you're traveling with children, you’ll want to pay a visit to Sarkanniemi Amusement Park, which offers thrilling rides and attractions, including an aquarium, a planetarium and a children's zoo. For more family fun, head to the Hatanpää Arboretum and Park, a beautiful green space that features a rose garden, a playground and scenic walking trails.

Tampere's culinary scene is diverse and mouth-watering. Sample traditional Finnish cuisine at local restaurants, or try the city's famous black sausage, a local delicacy.

Throughout the year, Tampere hosts numerous festivals and events, such as Tampere Film Festival, Tampere Jazz Happening and Tampere Theater Festival. These events attract both local and international visitors, providing an excellent opportunity to experience Finnish culture and entertainment.

Shopping enthusiasts will find plenty of options in Tampere, from the bustling Koskikeskus and Tullintori shopping malls to charming boutiques and design stores scattered throughout the city. Discover Finnish design and unique souvenirs to take home at the Laukontori Market, a lively outdoor market held during the warmer months.

Nature lovers can explore the stunning Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, which offers breathtaking views of the city and its surrounding forests and lakes. In the winter, the park transforms into a winter wonderland, perfect for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. During the summer months, take advantage of the region’s numerous beaches and lakes, such as Lake Näsijärvi and Lake Pyhäjärvi, which provide excellent opportunities for swimming, sunbathing and water sports.

Driving in Tampere

Tampere's downtown area is compact and relatively easy to navigate. However, it's important to look out for pedestrian zones, one-way streets, and traffic restrictions. Use a reliable GPS device or smart phone navigation app to guide you through the city and help you find your way to various attractions and parking areas. This will also help avoid mishaps like going the wrong way down a one-way street.

Parking in Tampere is well-organized and generally easy to find. You'll find on-street parking and parking garages and lots throughout the city. On-street parking mostly operates on a pay-and-display system, with varying hourly rates depending on the zone. Parking garages and lots typically charge hourly or daily rates, and some may even offer discounted prices for longer stays. When booking accommodations, check whether your hotel provides guest parking, as this can save you both time and money.

Familiarize yourself with local traffic regulations before you start driving in Tampere. For example, you must use low beam headlights at all times, even during daylight hours. Also, pay attention to local speed limits, which are usually 50 km/h in urban areas, 80-100 km/h on main roads, and 120 km/h on freeways.

In Finland, you must yield to trams and buses and look out for cyclists and pedestrians, especially downtown. When approaching a traffic circle, vehicles already in the traffic circle have the right of way. Make sure you have a valid driver's license, vehicle registration documents, and insurance papers with you when driving, as Finnish authorities may request to see these.

Tampere can experience heavy snowfall and icy conditions during winter months. If you're visiting Tampere in winter, you should be prepared for these conditions. Winter tires are mandatory in Finland between December and February, so naturally, more careful driving is necessary during this period. Maintain a safe distance from other vehicles, and be mindful of reduced visibility due to snow or fog.

When driving in icy or snowy conditions, it's a good idea to keep an ice scraper, snow brush, and a small shovel in your car. These tools will help you clear snow and ice from your vehicle, ensuring better visibility and safer driving. Remember to also pack a warm blanket, extra clothing, and a fully charged cell phone in case of an emergency.

With a rental car or van in Tampere, you can venture beyond the city limits to discover the beauty of Finland's countryside. The surrounding region boasts beautiful lakes, forests and national parks, perfect for day trips and outdoor adventures. Be mindful of local wildlife when driving in rural areas, as deer and other animals may cross roads unexpectedly.

Car and van rental in Finland with Enterprise

Enterprise Finland offers a range of car and van rental services including one-way, long-term and short-term vehicle rental. Commercial clients can speak to our award-winning business rental team who will tailor a mobility solution for your needs and budget.

We are part of the Enterprise group, the largest transportation solutions provider in the world. Our global network covers more than 90 countries and over 9,500 locations, allowing us to serve your mobility needs, wherever you’re going.

We are committed to providing the best service possible and exceeding our customers’ expectations for quality and value.

Car rental in Tampere

If you are traveling with your family or in a big group, you may find a 7-seater or a people carrier will give you more space to travel comfortably with your luggage. For a city trip, a handy hatchback that’s easy to park may suit you better. For business trips or long drives an executive car will combine comfort and performance.

Whether you prefer automatic to manual transmission, no problem. If you want a petrol, diesel or hybrid engine, we’ve got you covered. You may also need GPS, a child seat or want to add another driver to the contract, let us know and we’ll arrange it for you.

Van rental in Tampere

Should you need to rent a van while you’re in Tampere, all our vans can be driven on a standard license and are modern, clean and easy to drive. Just ask and one of our branch team will happily show you around your rental van to make sure you are comfortable with it before you head off.