XXIV Mänttä Art Festival  16.6.-1.9.2019

Exhibition 2019

How to find us?

Pekilo, our main exhibition venue, is located in the centre of Mänttä in Tehtaankatu 21 FI-35800, Mänttä Finland. See map. Upon arrival to Mänttä, the easiest way to find us is by setting your course for the tallest factory chimney stack in town. This page has detailed travel information for people travelling from different parts of Finland.

From the Helsinki Region

Train to Tampere + Serlachius Bus to Mänttä

See train timetables from Helsinki to Tampere. With fares below market prices, the Serlachius Bus runs daily between Tampere and Mänttä-Vilppula during the summer season, 1 June –31 August. The bus departs from Tampere Railway Station at 11.05 a.m. The bus will take you straight to Pekilo, our main venue, in 90 minutes.

Train to Vilppula + Taxi to Mänttä

Take the train from Helsinki to Tampere and change for the local train to Vilppula. The fastest journey from Helsinki to Vilppula is 2 hours 40 minutes. The 8-kilometre journey from Vilppula to Mänttä is best taken by taxi. Vilppula Taxi Service: 0100 4848 or Mänttä Taxi Service: 0100 4711.

By Car

The driving route from Helsinki to Mänttä runs via Riihimäki, Hämeenlinna and Tampere. The journey time is approximately 3 hours 15 minutes. Link to route.

From Tampere

The Serlachius Bus to Mänttä

With fares below market prices, the Serlachius Bus runs daily between Tampere and Mänttä-Vilppula during summer season, 1 June –31 August. The bus departs from Tampere Bus Station at 10.50 a.m., picking up passengers from Tampere Railway Station at 11.05 a.m. The bus will take you straight to Pekilo, our main venue, in 90 minutes.

Buses to Mänttä

There are several scheduled bus services departing daily from Tampere Bus Station to Mänttä. Some of these routes include a bus change in Orivesi. The fastest journey is 85 minutes. See timetables.

Train to Vilppula + Taxi to Mänttä

The local train will take you from Tampere to Vilppula in an hour. The 8-kilometre journey from Vilppula to Mänttä is best taken by taxi. Vilppula Taxi Service: 0100 4848 or Mänttä Taxi Service: 0100 4711.

By Car

The journey time by car to Mänttä is approximately one hour. Link to route.

- From Tampere, take Highway 9 towards Orivesi and drive for 40 kilometres
- Turn to Road 58 and drive for 46 kilometres
- Turn left at the intersection on Road 347
- Drive for 2,8 kilometres, turn left and drive through the large parking lot
- Pekilo can be seen on the left side, near the tall factory chimneys. There are some parking spots in the yard for the physically challenged and families with children.

From Jyväskylä

Buses to Mänttä

There are several scheduled bus services departing daily from Jyväskylä Travel Centre to Mänttä. The fastest journey is 90 minutes. See timetables.

By Car

The journey time by car is approximately 70 minutes. Link to route.

- From Jyväskylä, take the Highway 23 towards Keuruu
- Turn left on Kalettomantie / Road 6045
- Turn left on Road 58 and drive for 25 kilometres.