Tartu, European Capital of Culture 2024 and the second largest city in Estonia, is widely known by its universities, superb living environment and versatile cultural scene.
Located about 185 kilometres south of Tallinn, it is also the centre of southern Estonia, offering short connections to most picturesque places in Southern Estonia. The Emajõgi River, which connects the two largest lakes of Estonia, flows for the length of 10 kilometres within the city limits and brings people together on the banks at the city centre.
Tartu is also the oldest city in the Baltics, offering impressive sights every step of the way. To get the glimpse, take a sneak peek from this video!
Here are 10 reasons why Tartu is the best place for Inair 2023. You can plan your free time or extend the trip with Visit Tartu webpage which offers great recommendations what to see and do in Tartu and around the city, what to eat or where to find accommodation.
When in Tartu, don't forget to step by the Tartu Visitor Centre situated in the building of the Old Town. You can find out more how to use the city bikes to explore the city on your own and get recommendations on walking tours, museums and more.
In case you plan to stay longer, enjoy our recommendations for the culture ethusiasts
in Tartu County or visit South Estonia
See the section General Information
for the instructions how to get to Tartu.