The Folk Park of Saari is located in the centre of the municipality of Tammela, by road 2821 on the south side of main road 10.
 

Folk Park of Saari directions

 

Directions

By Car

  • When approaching from main road 10 (Renko - Forssa):
    Take main road 10 from Forssa in the direction of Hämeenlinna. Follow main road 10 for about 12 km and turn turn off at the Tammela intersection. Drive along road 2821 for about 4 km and then turn left onto road 2823 towards Porras. From the intersection it is about 5 km to the Folk Park of Saari's main parking area. The park's parking areas and information boards are located on both sides of the road.
  • When approaching from main road 2 (Karkkila - Forssa): You can get onto road 2824 (Härkätie Road) from either main road 2 or road 54. It is 15 km from Forssa to the intersection of main road 2 and Härkätie Road. When coming from this direction turn at Porras Village towards Forssa. From this intersection it is about 5 km to the Folk Park of Saari's main parking area.

By Public Transportation

  • Local buses (www.matkahuolto.fi) constantly travel past the Folk Park of Saari. There is a bus stop by the park, a few hundred metres from the main parking area.
  • The nearest stop for long distance coaches (www.expressbus.com) is by main road 10 at the Tammela intersection about 10 km from the park.
  • Journey.fi provides information on public transportation to Saari (www.journey.fi)

By Bicycle

  • A cycling route which travels through the Folk Park of Saari is marked on the Häme Lake Uplands outdoor map.

Starting Points for Excursions

  • There are parking areas on both sides of road 2821. On the side with the lake is the area's main parking area with information boards. On the side with forest there is a paved parking area as well as a small parking area for the scenic lookout tower.
  • There is a cement boat launch ramp about 2 km from the area in the direction of Tammela.

Maps

Electronic Maps

Map of Saari

Other Maps

  • Liesjärvi Torronsuo Hämeen Ilvesreitti, 1:25 000, Calazo 2017. The map is sold by Calazo and retailers such as Häme Nature Centre.
  • Terrain map L422, 1:50 000. The map is sold by Karttakeskus and National Land Survey of Finland.
  • Häme Lake Uplands outdoor map (Hämeen järviylängön ulkoilukartta),
    1:55 000,
    Karttakeskus 2010. The map is sold by Häme Nature Centre, Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.
  • Basic terrain map (Maastokarttalehti) 2113 10, 1:20 000. The maps are sold by Karttakeskus and National Land Survey of Finalnd.
  • GT tiekartta Etelä-Suomi: GT Roadmap Finland South, 2010, 1:250 000. The maps are sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.

Map Sales Points

Excursionmap.fi: Folk Park of Saari