Tampere is the largest inland city in the Nordic counties and it is located between two gorgeous lakes. Cafes, restaurans, shops, cinemas, adventure parks, museums, galleries – there is something for everybody in Tampere!
Two forest orienteering terrains (Särkänperä Viitapohja) are located withing 30 minutes driving distance from the city center of Tampere. The sprint arena Pispala is a unique city center neighbourhood on top of a ridge with many trails and beautiful views down to two lakes.
JWOC accommodation, The Atheletes’ Village, will be located in the Murikka institute. The institute is situated by lake Näsijärvi, in the middle of nature in the Häme province. However, it takes only half an hour
from the city center of Tampere to the institute by car
JWOC program contains sprint, middle distance, long distace and relay as traditional. In the same time there are five competitions spectator race Fin5 orienteering week ranging from sprint to middle and long distances.
For quite some time now we have been preparing for the event to offer high-class tracks, terrains, athlete’s village and other activities. We hope that in the year 2017, when Finland is celebrating its 100th year of independence, both the orienteers and spectators will have an unforgettable and amazing experience!