Let an old cultural town and its natural environment relax you!

Since the 19th century, artists have been fascinated by the nature and many sights of Ruovesi. The biodiversity of lakes, wilderness and bogs invites you to see and experience something unique.

Famous sights

Helvetinjärvi national park and Helvetinkolu – national park’s regional emblem. Siikaneva area of swamps, Runeberg’s spring. Murole canal. Local History Museum. Art exhibiotions and theatre.


Local flavors

Restaurant Helvetinportti, Restaurant Haukkamaan paimen, Restaurant Ruoveden rantaravintola, Restaurant Katrinan kievari.



Musiikkia!Ruovesi – chamber music festival: Musiikkia!Ruovesi

The Witche’s trial: Noitakäräjät