The Tartu and South-Estonian newsletter
December 2013 – March 2014

Let's get acquainted – Tartu and South-Estonia

South-Estonia is a wonderful place to experience Estonia in its purest and most incredible form. Exciting historical attractions, shockingly beautiful natural winter landscapes and the winter capital Otepää are waiting for you with their diverse winter sports opportunities. Discover the European way with comfortable lodgings and cozy cottages. Visit the many restaurants with exciting menu selections and enjoy the Estonian gastronomy which has influences from Russian and German cuisine and are prepared with fresh local produce. Be a part of attractive cultural programs – visit theater performances and other exciting events or take part in well known and recognized sports events. Get the full enjoyment by enjoying a variety of active recreation opportunities of the winter. The shiny end of the year events are full of surprises in Tartu, exciting tourism attractions for families and South-Estonian relaxing spas are only a small part of what the hospitable South-Estonia has to offer its guests.

We wish you a pleasant winter vacation in South-Estonia!



Enjoy an active winter vacation, examples include driving a dogsled, doing cross-country skiing or hiking in the snowy forests!

 





Participate in the 43rd Tartu Marathon, which belongs to the series of international long-distance skiing Worldloppet!


Unwind in a spa and enjoy well-being procedures and/or experience the health giving effects of an old fashion smoke sauna;


Visit with the family the Science Centre AHHAA and the Ice Age Center and meet a life size mammoth!



Be part of many different cultural events and enjoy the new productions of theatre Vanemuine!







South Estonia Winter Publication RUS
"Our Tartu" ENG, FIN, RUS, GER
South-Estonian Guide to Culture Lovers ENG, FIN
South-Estonian Guide to Nature Lovers ENG, FIN
Tartu City Vacation Publication GER
Tartu County nature reserves and hiking trails ENGFINRUSGER, LATEST
North-Tartu County Tour ENG, FIN, RUS, GER, LAT, EST
South-Tartu County Tour ENG, FIN, RUS, GER, LAT, EST
Cultural Vacation in Tartu and in Tartu County ENG, FIN, RUS, GER, LAT
Family Vacation in Tartu and Tartu County ENG, FIN, RUS, GER, LAT, EST
Tartu High Season Publication FIN, RUS
Active Vacation in Tartu and Tartu County ENG, FIN, RUS, GER


 

Event Calendar

December 2013 – March 2014

Christmas city Tartu
01.–24.12. Tartu
Home handicrafts fair
13.–14.12. Viljandi
End of the year ball in Alatskivi Castle
28.12. Tartu County
Snowboarding competition
10.–12.01. Otepää
Otepää Sauna Marathon

02.02. Otepää
IX Võhandu Maraton
19.04. Võru County

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  Get in touch
 
Tartu Visitor Centre
+372 744 2111 info@visittartu.com
 
Tartu & South-Estonia



 
View virtual tours
 

University of Tartu museums
See you in Tartu!
Tartu and Tartu County
UNESCO World Heritage
Seto singing in Setomaa

Viljandimaa nature
Viljandi
Võru County
Peipsiland
Valga County
• EDEN (European
Destinations of ExelleNce)
2008 - Viljandi town
2009 - Soomaa National Park
2010 - Võrtsjärv
National Geographic project
„Life on the border of two
worlds“

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Personal pocket guide in Tartu http://pocketguideapp.com/en/tartu



  New products and services




 

National Geographic yellow windows culture route

Project "Life on the border of two worlds" tells the story of a special place next to Russia and Latvia and on the border of the European Union, which the urbanised and large industrial world still does not extend to. Discover the culture route marked with yellow windows through South-Estonia!
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  The 144th season of the theatre Vanemuine

The Vanemuine Theatre has begun its 144th season. In the new season a total of twelve new plays will be brought to the public. In addition, numerous concerts will be given, all of which take place in the auspices of the "Musical Theater Vanemuine 130".
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Holiday in Tartu  





  Cultural holiday in wintry Tartu

Enjoy the exciting cultural life and gleaming New Year. Partake in luxurious service and comfortable accommodations, say hello to the New Year with a fun New Year party, take part in Theatre Vanemuine’s end of the year ball or have fun in the clubs. You can find the best deals HERE



  The Family Holiday

Discover the exciting opportunities for spending time with your family. Visit the Science Centre AHHAA, or AURA Water Center, Elistvere Animal Park and Ice Age Center and enjoy fun times with your children. You can find the best deals HERE



  Active vacation

Spend time doing sports, being active and having fun also in the winter. Try, for example, to shoot a long bow on a field trail or organize a laser battle, take up skiing in the Tartu Marathon or discover the exciting activities in the Science Centre AHHAA. You can find the best deals HERE


  Health vacation

Relax in spas and heal the body and the mind. Enjoy your vacation trying out a variety of treatments, fasting, swimming or going to a sauna and being in privacy with your loved ones. You can find the best deals HERE





  Holiday in Southern Estonia




  Culture vacation in wintry South-Estonia

Enjoy the exciting cultural life and the wonderful Christmastime. Be a part of the fishing village or medieval culture, learn medieval dances or try a snow shoe hike, discover the beautiful castles and manor houses and celebrate Christmas or the New Year with loved ones. You can find the best deals HERE



  The Family Holiday

Discover the exciting opportunities for spending time with your family. Spend time with your family doing crafts, hiking or skiing, hiking with your family or visiting the Otepää Winter Sport Museum. Try to pick who will win the broom throwing contest! The best deals you can find HERE



  Active vacation

Spend time doing sports, being active and having fun also in the winter. Enjoy the charms of winter in southern Estonia – ski, snowboard, go snowmobiling or put your skills to the test in the moto hall. You can find the best deals HERE

  Health vacation

Relax in spas and heal the body and the mind. Spend the day actively in the ski center and then rest at night in the romantic hotel, enjoy ethnic cuisine and have yourself papered with the different treatments. You can find the best deals HERE

 

Get in touch

Tartu Visitor Centre Town Hall, Tartu 50089 +372 744 2111 info@visittartu.com
Tartu County Valga CountyViljandi CountyPõlva CountyVõru CountyJõgeva County
Peipsi CountySeto CountyOtepää
Võrtsjärv
www.visitestonia.com
Tartu & South-Estonia


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