WELCOME TO THE CITY OF ORIVESI!
Orivesi is situated in southern Finland, 200 kilometers north of Helsinki and only a half an hour journey from Tampere or Pirkkala airport. The city is easily accessible either via highway 9 or route 58/60. You can also come to Orivesi by train or bus.
Orivesi is a small city of about 9400 inhabitants and it offers all basic services. By its area though, Orivesi is quite large, covering 764 km2 of ground and 207 km2 of water. Its woods, fields and over 300 lakes invite visitors to experience and enjoy nature and wilderness.
The recreational facilities are excellent. Besides nature trails, skiing tracks, sports fields and beaches, a swimming pool, ice skating rink and extensive sports facilities are available for sports activities.
Orivesi is also a culturally active and lively city. Especially in the summer, Orivesi offers possibilities to enjoy various forms of culture, such as art exhibitions, theatre and music.
Vision of Orivesi:
Orivesi is a natural, comfortable and active rural town with versatile high quality and competitive services.