Briefly in English

General information of Hattula:


The Holy Cross church of Hattula

The municipality of Hattula has been established at 1868.

It is a small, growing and vital town in Tavastia Proper of
Finland. There are about 9700 residents living there in Hattula. The area of Hattula is about 427 square kilometers and  the population density is 27,2 residents / km². The mayor of Hattula is called Lauri Inna, the chairman of the municipal government Kari Ventola and the chairman of the municipal council Kaj Nordenswan. One of the most widely used highways in Finland splits the municipality of Hattula. There is also the Parola Railway Station, one of the four remaining
original station buildings at Finland’s first railway.

There are a lot of possibilities to do in Hattula! For example:


Deactivated Leopard 2 A4 tank

boating, riding, football, golf, frisbeegolf, theater, different
culture services, swimming, gym services, navigation sports,
hiking, skating, rollerskating and so on…

What can you find in Hattula?

There is so much to see! You can find the Holy Cross church of Hattula from the 15th century. It represents gothic architecture and has been an important pilgrimage subject in the Middle Ages. Upon motorway, at the intersection of Hattula you can see an interesting monument of the municipality of Hattula, Leopard 2 A4 tank. The Armour museum locates at Parolannummi so as the armored
brigade of the Finnish Defence Forces and The Lion of
Parola -monument. From the center of Hattula you can
find another church called the Hattula church from the 19th
century and the third one from Tyrvanto, grounded 1801.


Traditional Hattula-Days at summer

Hattula is known for a nationalist writer called Jaakko
Juteini (born in 1781) and a concrete-made bridge, called the Mierola bridge, built right after the Civil War in 1919. The Municipal library and the new, 2016 completed multipurpose center are named by Juteini.

There are a lot of beautiful estates in Hattula and an old, significant institute where you can study horticulture. The winery of Lepaa produces domestic Finnish high quality wines. The interesting clay workshop and the gardening museum locates at the same area.

Significant events?


The Lion of Parola -monument from the 19 century

-Lepaa 2016 – A large gardening and agricultural event at the Lepaa institute.

-Hattula-Days – a traditional, vital summer happening in the center of Hattula



Check out Hattula-promo! (last page in English)


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Customer services:

Vaakuna - pieni kuva

Hattula’s seal

Municipal office:
Pappilanniementie 9, 13880 Hattula
mon – fri at 9:00 – 11:00 AM ja 12:00 – 3:00 PM

Citizen services at Juteini -house:
Kauppatie 3, 13720 Parola.
mon – fri 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM and sat 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Early childhood education services at Juteini -house:
mon-fri at 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Social services:
Pappilanniementie 9, 4. krs, 13880 Hattula
mon-fri at 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

The office of education, customer services:
Myllytie 33, 13720 Parola
mon – fri at 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Attention! You have to arrange all the meetings with the personnel beforehand

The office of physical education, culture, youth work and preventive work of substance abuse, customer services at Juteini -house:
Kauppatie 3, 13720 Parola
mon – fri at 8:00 AM – 3:45 PM

Contact: or 050 509 0347