WE WELCOME YOU TO THE CITY OF ORIVESI!
Orivesi was established in 1865 amidst the beautiful Finnish nature. It is situated in the southern Finland, 200 kilometers north of Helsinki and only for a half an hour journey from Tampere and Pirkkala airport. The city is easily accessible either on the main road 9 or along the road 58/60. You can arrive at Orivesi also by train.
Orivesi is a small city of about 9600 inhabitants and it offers all essential services. Over 70% of the inhabitants live in residential areas. Orivesi is quite a large city of its square area, covering 764 square kilometers on ground, and its water area extending to 207 square kilometers. Its woods, its fields and its over 300 lakes invite the visitor to experience the nature and the wilderness. Recreational opportunities 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 pursuits.
Orivesi is also a culturally active and lively city, especially in the summer. Through the following link you can have a look at the biggest annual culture events held at Orivesi. http://www.orivedensuvi.fi/sivut/english.htm
The vision of the city is articulated as follows:
Orivesi is a natural, comfortable, safe as well as active countryside habitat with diverse, qualified and competitive services.
The city of Orivesi, PL 7, 35301 Orivesi, Finland
address: Keskustie 23, 35300 Orivesi,Finland
telephone:+358-3-5655 6000fax:+358-3-5655 6190, http://www.orivesi.fi/