Easy-to-Reach Package from Tampere to the Heart of Art
A day-trip from Tampere to Mänttä with Serlachius Shuttle bus is an easy way for individual travellers and groups to enjoy a full-day program at Serlachius! Our shuttle bus will take you to the Art Town Mänttä, in the midst of Finnish Lakeland, to experience fascinating history, internationally awarded architecture and the pearls of Finnish art! See the detailed program below.
Route: Tampere - Art Town Mänttä - Tampere
Duration: 8 hours
Availability: Around the year, 1 JUN - 31 AUG daily, 1 SEP -31 MAY from Tue to Sun
Languages: Finnish, Swedish, English, German. Also Japanese, excluding the dramatized tour "Working for the Company".
Group size: 1-35 persons
Price: for example in a group of 5 persons 119 € /person
Price is valid until the end of 2019.
Price includes: Shuttle bus service between Tampere and Mänttä and the locations in Mänttä. Entrance fees and guide services (2,5 hours) at Serlachius Museums: Art tour, guided walking tour and dramatized humoristic tour "Working for the Company". Use of Nordic Walking poles, Art Lunch (3-courses) at Restaurant Gösta.
Also available: Night at Art Hotel Honkahovi or at Mänttä Club. Mänttä Art Festival (17 JUN - 31 AUG).
Booking: Contact our sales service, tel. +358 40 166 3480, firstname.lastname@example.org or fill the form below and we will answer you within 24 hours.
Departure from Tampere by Serlachius Shuttle Bus:
Bus station at 10.50 am / Railway station, at the main entry at 11.05 am
Arrival at Serlachius Museum Gösta at 12.25 pm
Guided art and walking tour, lunch at Restaurant Gösta (3h)
You have entered the heart of Finnish art! You will see marvelous artworks from one of the greatest private art collections in the Nordic countries including the famous artists from the Finnish Golden Age of Art, e.g. Schjerfbeck and Gallen-Kallela. The secret of Finnish character will be revealed to you through these paintings all Finns love. You will also sense the pulse of contemporary art in our various exhibitions. The patron Serlachius’ old residence, the Manor, and the museum’s new extension, the Pavilion, are also worth visiting in themselves. The Pavilion is an internationally awarded masterpiece of wood architecture.
Our guide will take you also for a walking tour beside the beautiful lakeside landscape. Enjoy some fresh air and the tranquility of Finnish nature! If you have never tried Nordic walking, now is your chance. After the memorable art tour and refreshing walking it is time to indulge in the pure tastes of Restaurant Gösta. “Natural cuisine!” as Chef de cuisine Henry Tikkanen describes his restaurant. Hyvää ruokahalua! Bon appétit!
Transfer by Shuttle Bus to Serlachius Museum Gustaf at 3.20 pm
Dramatized tour and visit at the exhibitions (2h)
You have arrived to the former head office of the forest combine G. A. Serlachius Ltd. The magnificent building tells about the company’s vivid history and the successful story of creating an ideal community of its time. You will meet for example the legend of Finnish paper industry, the Paper Devil, himself. But wait a second, it seems that you have time-travelled! A strict secretary from the 1950’s will test, if you are suitable enough to work in the paper company. During the humoristic tour you will certainly become aware of the hierarchical society of the past. Are you capable of pressing paper? We’ll see! Laughter guaranteed!
Departure from Serlachius Museum Gustaf to Tampere at 5.30 pm
Arrival in Tampere:
Railway station at 6.45 pm / Bus station at 6.50 pm
Check the more detailed timetable and stops for Serlachius shuttle bus here.
See also train connections from Helsinki at VR.fi