The Netherlands | Orvelte

Basic information

Orvelte is a village in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is a part of the municipality of Midden-Drenthe, and lies about 18 km northeast of Hoogeveen. Less than 100 people live in the village. Orvelte presents itself as a museum village. There is a saw mill, a blacksmith and a wooden shoe maker, all open to the public. A number of events are held throughout the year featuring traditional Dutch activities. The statistical area "Orvelte", which can also include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 220.

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NETHERLANDS village of Orvelte, Drenthe (2016)

Orvelte village in the old style Drenthe (2012)

Orvelte living museum village, Drenthe (2011)

A visit to Orvelte - Open air museum village in Drenthe province (2020)


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