In 2024 Tartu and Southern Estonia are the European Capital of Culture. The year will be packed with events showcasing the historical and cultural heritage of the second-biggest city in Estonia and the rest of South Estonia. Alongside Tartu, the whole Southern Estonia will share its unique culture if you know where to look. The experience will be so much better with a guide who knows local habits and traditions.
Tartu2024 will bring over 1,000 events to individuals of all ages. The year-long programme in Tartu and Southern Estonia presents the story of the Arts of Survival – the knowledge, skills, and values that will help us lead a good life in the future. As a community, we want to share this information while also learning from others. Inspired by culture, we build a better tomorrow. See an overview of the programme here.
Among many other hidden treasures you might want to discover the secrets of Seto culture with its ancient polyphonic singing tradition and specific local cuisine. Or find a most well hidden white guide nominated restaurant in the middle of wilderness in Karula national park. There are plenty of opportunities to hike, swim and camp with local tour guides.
… health services are ideal for clients who value peace and quiet, a high level of service and an individual approach.
Kubija Sauna and Spa Centre has pools in 5 different sizes, depths, and temperatures and 4 saunas (90 °C Finnish sauna, 70 °C aroma sauna, 45 °C steam sauna and 60 °C juniper sauna). The 60 °C sauna is especially suitable for those who cannot handle high temperatures.
Kubija suggests for conference participants a package called "Beauty from pure nature". The package includes:
… gives you the opportunity for a relaxing vacation or medical rehabilitation programme with treatment in private, with family or friends. The Sanatorium of Värska is surrounded by greenery and is far away from polluting industries and city noise. It towers next to the bay of Värska just like a bright cruise ship.
They recommend a package called "Vacation in SPA". The package includes:
… with its cosy and comfortable atmosphere and a beautiful park offers you a pleasant time. The kind and friendly staff will give their best to ensure that your stay at the hotel is most enjoyable and unforgettable.
Pühajärve Spa & Holiday Center offers a package called "Pure relaxation" which suits best for conference participants. The package includes: