Orivesi

A fascinating city of active people in the middle of nature

From traditional village landscapes to contemporary art – Orivesi offers a wide range of culture from the historical to the contemporary. Visitors are fascinated by the primeval treasures of the soil, stunningly beautiful natural sights and charming waterways. Orivesi is a small town for the active urbanite and the laidback holidaymaker.

 

Famous sights

Art Center Purnu, Art Center Leporanta, Art Center Orivesi, the pearls of nature Pukala and Eräpyhä, Hörtsänä’s arboretum, Rönni Dance Pavillion, Paltanmäki Native Region Museum, Eräjärvi Stone Museum, Kaarichurch

 

Local Flavors

Cafe Herkkuhetki, ChefBug Oy, The family farm restaurant of Eräjärvi Eerola, Catering Vallesmanni, Lunch Restaurant and Pub Eräjärvi, Cantina Fiesta, Lunch cafe Hella, Bistro Cotoisa, Maivian Pidot, Rönni’s summer restaurant.

 

Events

The National Championship of wool sock sprint, The National Championship of Icerail driving, The Pig Marathon, Mämmilän Meininkit, The old houses and yards of Orivesi, The summer events and exhibitions of Orivesi Suvi, Elomeininkit, Open air dance and events in Rönni, Rönni Summer Theatre, Classic-TT-drives, The meeting of hard technology enthusiastics, Takapihalla rocktähtiä vestari, The Summerday at Längelmävesi, ORWfest