Tartu at a glance
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The town (Estonia) Tartu has a population of 101,092. Besides Tartu (plan Tartu itineraries) gives you the possibility to relax after a long city walk next toby a lake. The nearest neighbour city of Tartu (more about Tartu itineraries) is Riga. Tartu is located in west Estonia. It fits perfect for a cultural trip.
Many visitors to Estonia stay in Tallinn and skip the rest of the country. That’s a shame because the country has so much more to offer! As we were coming from Riga (more about Riga itineraries), we started our Estonia (more about Estonia)n trip in Tartu, a cute university town where you can easily spend a day or two. We had initially planned on spending just one ...
, it’s not the only city worth exploring. The nation’s second city, Tartu, is a lively university city, home to its own compelling history. In fact, Tartu is actually the oldest city in Estonia and dates back to the 11th century. Found in the country’s southeast, the city presents a welcome contrast to the ...
Thanks to Tartu’s pride in its university, many aspects of the city have academic ties. One particularly creative tie-in is the various statues scattered about that honor academics and scholars from Estonia. For instance, outside the Vilde Ja Vine Cafe you’ll find a statue of Eduard Vilde chatting with the acclaimed ...