The Tartu and South-Estonian newsletter
Summer 2014

Let's get acquainted – Tartu and South-Estonia

South-Estonia is a wonderful place to experience the country in its purest and most incredible form. Spend your summer enjoying the incredible nature and cultural delights of the city of Tartu. Participate in the diverse cultural program – celebrate the equinox, enjoy the medieval Hanseatic days or the romantic movie festival in Tartu, dance to the great music of the Viljandi folk music festival, and visit numerous concerts, festivals and fairs. Sports enthusiasts may test themselves in well-known and popular events. Get to know the best of South-Estonian cuisine by visiting cozy restaurants and cafes.

We wish you a memorable and colorful summer in Tartu and South-Estonia!

Tartu and South-Estonia publications:

“Our Tartu” ENG
What’s Happening In Tartu? 2014 ENG
South-Estonia - A guide for culture lovers ENG
South-Estonia - A guide for all friends of nature ENG
Nature Reserves and Hiking Trails in Tartu County ENG
North-Tartu County Tour ENG
South-Tartu County Tour ENG
Cultural Vacation in Tartu and in Tartu County ENG
Family Vacation in Tartu and Tartu County ENG
Tartu County image publication (Tartu County) ENG
Tartu – conference city with spirit ENG

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Summer 2014

Tartu Hanseatic Days
11.-13.07. Tartu
Viljandi Heritage
Music Festival
24.-27.07. Viljandi
XXIII Jõgevatreff
31.07–3.08. Jõgeva County
XXI Seto Kingdom
2.08. Põlva County
Leigo Lake Music

8.-9.08. Valga County
Scientists’ Night Festival
21.-26.09. Tartu
Lindora fair
28.10. Võru County

Read more

View virtual tours

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

Viljandimaa nature
Võru County
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

  News, new products and services:


Tartu Conference Bureau

The aim of the Tartu Conference Bureau created by SA Tartumaa Tourism is to introduce and develop Tartu as a conference city. Read more

  Toomemägi – Window Of Tartu

Starting from June the Museum of the University of Tartu offers excursions on Toomemägi, which is one of the city’s symbols.
Read more


National Geographic’s places worth discovering for those interested in culture and history

Six South Estonian counties have opened the road for visitors called “Life at the Border of Two Worlds”, inviting visitors to discover rich cultural heritage, amazing nature and innovative companies of the region. Read more

  Rally Estonia

The 2014 auto24 Rally Estonia will take place on 17-19 July, an in addition to being a stage of the FIA European Rally Championship, it will also include a stage of the FIA European Historic Rally Championship and Estonian Rally Championship.
Read more

Holiday in Tartu and South Estonia (packages)  

  Cultural holiday:

South Estonia is famous for its rich cultural heritage and hundreds of years of old traditions. Local history and culture are introduced by more than 140 historical and cultural objects.

You can find ideas for an exciting cultural holiday HERE

  Family holiday

Discover exciting possibilities to spend time with your family both in Tartu and in South Estonia. 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 ideas for an unforgettable family holiday HERE

  Active holiday in the nature

Spend your time actively in the beautiful South Estonian nature. Look for adventures and test yourself in the adventure parks or enjoy nature by hiking through forests and swamps.

You can find ideas for an unforgettable nature holiday HERE

  Healthy holiday

South Estonia offers numerous opportunities for a healthy holiday through active recreation, locations close to nature and healthy food. 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 ideas for an unforgettable holiday HERE


Get in touch

Tartu Visitor Centre Town Hall, Tartu 50089 +372 744 2111
Tartu County Valga CountyViljandi CountyPõlva CountyVõru CountyJõgeva County
Peipsi CountySeto CountyOtepää
Tartu & South-Estonia

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