• 55 000 AC/DC fans in Kantola Event Park / Photo: City of Hämeenlinna
  • Hämeen linna / Photo: City of Hämeenlinna
  • People walking in Aulanko / Photo: City of Hämeenlinna


Finland’s oldest inland town, Hämeenlinna, is especially known for its medieval castle, of the magical nature reserve Aulanko and as the birth place of the composer Jean Sibelius. In 2015 Hämeenlinna also became known as a town of mega events as AC/DC filled Kantola Event Park with 55 000 fans. Hämeenlinna is located only one hour’s train ride from Helsinki.

Top 5 events in 2016

Further information: www.visithameenlinna.fi

Hämeenlinna features in the Helsinki & Southern Finland daytrips brochure.

Updated 13/01/2016