Finnish national road 3
|Valtatie 3, Riksväg 3|
|Maintained by the Finnish Road Administration|
|Length||424 km (263 mi)|
|Major cities||Hämeenlinna, Tampere|
|Highways in Finland|
Finnish national road 3 (Finnish: Valtatie 3 or Kolmostie; Swedish: Riksväg 3) is a highway in Finland between Helsinki and Vaasa via Tampere. The road is 424 kilometres (263 mi) long and it is part of the European route E12. 180 kilometres (110 mi) of the highway is motorway, connecting Helsinki to Tampere. North of Tampere, the road is mostly two-lane road, with a share of 2+1 road.
The route of the road is: Helsinki – Vantaa – Nurmijärvi – Hyvinkää – Riihimäki – Janakkala – Hämeenlinna – Hattula – Kalvola – Valkeakoski – Akaa – Valkeakoski (again) – Lempäälä – Tampere – Pirkkala – Nokia – Tampere (again) – Ylöjärvi – Hämeenkyrö – Ikaalinen – Parkano – Jalasjärvi – Kurikka – Ilmajoki – Isokyrö – Laihia – Korsholm – Vaasa.
Media related to National road 3 (Finland) at Wikimedia Commons
- Matti Grönroos – Valtatie 3 (in Finnish)
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