Seitseminen National Park is located in northern Pirkanmaa Region, about 50 km north-west of the Town of Tampere.

Directions

By Car

  • Access to the northern part of the National Park is from Länsi-Aure Village on Kuru-Parkano 332-road.
  • To the southern part of the park drive from Ylöjärvi-Kuru road 65 via Poikelus (road 2764), or from Luhalahti via Sisättö (road 2764).

For more detailed parking area addresses, please see below under Starting Points for Excursions.

Map of the surroundings of Seitseminen National Park

By Public Transportation

  • There are also daily coach connections from Tampere to Kuru. It is possible to get to Parkano by coach (www.matkahuolto.fi) or by train (www.vr.fi). Note that the railway station in Parkano is about 6 km from the town centre.
  • There are busses between Parkano and Kuru during the school days (from Monday to Friday). Check the schedules from Matkahuolto.
  • Journey.fi provides information on public transportation to Seitseminen (www.journey.fi).

Starting Points for Excursions

  • The parking areas are located at the Nature Centre in Kulomäki (Seitsemisentie 110, Ylöjärvi, main information point, northern part), at Kirkkaanlamminkangas (Seitsemisentie) and Kovero (Seitsemisentie 948, Ikaalinen) in the western part, at Multiharju (Jaulintie) in the south, at Kirkas-Soljanen and Saari-Soljanen in the eastern part (during summer) and in Pitkäjärvi in the east (during summer).
  • More precise parking area addresses are not available. Parking area addresses are in Finnish to be used in navigators.
  • Starting Points for Trails
Map of Seitseminen National Park. © Metsähallitus 2014

Seitseminen Maps

Electronic Maps

Other Maps

  • Terrain map N411, 1:50 000. Map is sold by Karttakeskus and the National Land Survey of Finland.
  • Helvetinjärvi - Seitsemisen ulkoilukartta: Helvetinjärvi - Seitseminen Outdoor Map, 1:20 000. Karttakeskus 2012.
  • Maasto-/peruskarttalehdet: Terrain or Base Maps, 1:20 000, no 2213 01, 2213 02, 2213 04 and 2213 05. Maps are sold by Karttakeskus and the National Land Survey of Finland.
  • Retkeily GT Länsi-Suomi: GT Outdoor Map Finland West, 2015, 1:250 000. The maps are sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.
  • Seitseminen Helvetinjärvi Pirkan taival, water resistant map, 1:25 000, Calazo Förlag 2016. Map is sold for example by Seitseminen Nature Centre.

Map Sales Points

Parking Areas

Nature Centre in Kulomäki

  • Seitsemisentie 110, Länsi-Aure, Ylöjärvi
Kovero Heritage Farm
  • Seitsemisentie 948, Sisättö
Multiharju
  • Jaulintie, Ikaalinen
More precise parking area addresses are not available. Parking area addresses are in Finnish to be used in navigators.
 
The parking areas are available in winter, but there may be delays in ploughing.
 

Destination Brochure

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Map of Soljanen area

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Map of Kovero Heritage Farm

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Self-guided Tour: "Finland's Cultural Landscapes"

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