TAMPERE World Masters Athletics Champs



Event Location : Tampere / Finland

Tour Code: TFVET / FIN22


29 June - 10 July 2022

WMA Tampere 2022 Update: Website and Daily Schedule - World Masters  Athletics

The World Masters Athletics Tampere 2022, is a world championship calibre event for male and female athletes aged 35 years and over. World Masters Athletics Champs have been held by 18 different nations and 23 cities world-wide since its inception in Toronto in 1975. This competition is open to all athletes, with no qualification standards, with the exception that athletes must be members of their respective national organisations. recognised by World Athletics as the pinnacle event for masters-aged competitors.

Once again we are pleased to offer a choice of city centre accommodation for a minimum 3 night stay.

Other services available include:

Flights from various UK airports / Train transfers Helsinki - Tampere return City Centre hotels with only a 10-minute walk to the stadium -   2 & 4*

Click here for our full Brochure Information & Booking Form pdf

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TAMPERE HOTEL OPTIONS:

As duration and client budgets, based upon the many requests we have already received for this event, are too varied to project a pattern that will suit everyone in just one hotel, we are offering a three hotel options. We will assist BMAF athletes in planning their trip to Tampere on a tailor-made basis.

4* SCANDIC TAMPERE CITY 

Situated in central Tampere, this hotel offers free Wi-Fi and air-conditioned rooms with a flat-screen TV and minibar. Tampere Train Station is close to the hotel, convenient for train arrival from/to Helsinki. All the brightly decorated rooms have a laptop safe box and a large work space. Each has a private bathroom with shower or bathtub. Guests can work out in the gym or relax in the sauna. The stadium is 0.8 miles / 15 mins walk from the hotel

Single room @ £ 179  per person per night  

Twin or Double room @ £ 99  per person per night 

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4* SCANDIC TAMPERE KOSKIPUISTO

Centrally located close to local sights such as Särkänniemi Amusement Park, Sara Hilden Art Museum and Tampere Hall. Wooden floors, a mini fridge and TV are standard. Guests can enjoy the cosy atmosphere of Restaurant Bord. Moe's Bar is a nice place to round off the evening. A breakfast buffet is served each morning. For relaxation, guests can try out the hotel’s 2 saunas. There is also a 10 yards long swimming pool. The stadium is 0.5 miles / 10 mins walk from the hotel

Single room @ £ 159  per person per night  

Twin or Double room @ £ 85 per person per night 

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2* DREAM HOSTEL

Located in the vibrant Tulli district, a 10-minute walk from Tampere Central Station. It offers free WiFi and a lounge with books, magazines and the dormitory rooms have shared bathroom facilities. Hotel facilities include a secure luggage room. The stadium is 0.5 miles / 10 mins walk from the hotel

4 person room @ £ 55 per person per night

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All rooms are booked on a Bed & Breakfast basis. Minimum stay of 3 nights at each hotel.

FLIGHTS:

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There are no direct flights from the UK to Tampere (TMP) Regular reasonably priced connections depart Heathrow with Finnair / BA via Helsinki (HEL) and with Air Baltic via Riga –with good connections. The total journey time can be from 5–6 hours including transit in Helsinki. For other UK departure airports flights to/from Helsinki with return rail travel to / from Tampere from Helsinki Central rail station will either be the only option or most reasonably priced. Allow up to 3 hours to fly to Helsinki and up to 2 hours for the transit to the rail station to catch a train to Tampere, which takes 1¾ hrs. The total journey time is likely to be 6 ½ - 7 hrs.

FARES PER PERSON FROM:

 London Heathrow: £ 275*  / London Gatwick: £ 179  / Manchester: £ 285* / Newcastle £ 325* / Edinburgh: £ 239 / Glasgow: £385*

Exact fares will be influenced by the dates of travel and choice of airline. *Includes checked-in luggage


TRAIN:

TRAIN

From Helsinki Station to Tampere Station - Prices from: £ 30 each way per person

 Trains depart every 30 minutes / 1hr 30mins journey

All travel options will be coordinated by Lee Munn / Travel Counsellors in association with T&FT. 

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Arrangements are co-ordinated by T&FT in association with Lee Munn / Travel Counsellors, so that Masters’ Athletes can get the benefit of both T&FT’s 30+ yrs experience organising arrangements to these events and the packaging and price benefits of working with the consolidation & booking systems of Travel Counsellors

When you book with your personal Travel Counsellor, you can be rest assured that you will have choice, flexibility and financial protection that promises complete peace of mind. ATOL & IATA Affiliated