Welcome to Estonia! 


Most important information about Estonia is available on the homepage of VisitEstonia!
Find out more about Tartu, a university city since 1632, here!

Click to watch the YouTube video: The City of Tartu

Click to watch the YouTube video: Tartu - a city full of good thoughts

Photo of the statue of The Kissing Students in the Tartu town hall square by Alinozka, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hotels in Tartu

All participants of the congress will need to book their own accommodation. Discount rate booking opportunities are available in the accommodation booking form.

The nearest hotels and hostels to the University of Tartu Libary are in city center of Tartu. 

Dining out in Tartu

Tartu boasts over 200 places to eat: 25 restaurants, 90 cafés and more than 50 bars, including a surprising number of ethnic restaurants, such as Japanese, Chinese, Indian, as well as American and Italian. It is important to note that in Tartu you can get full meals in most cafés and pubs. The most famous places are Püssirohukelder (Gunpowder Cellar), Joyce, Crepp, Restaurant Antonius, Café Truffe and of course, the ultimate meeting spot is Werner Café & Lounge, which has been in operation since 1895. Some of the places have won Hõbelusikas (Silver Spoon) awards.

Recreation in Tartu

Tartu is a green city, with many parks where you can walk, or just sit and enjoy fresh air and sunshine. During the summer months there are regular boat trips on the Emajõgi starting usually in the city centre.

You can also rent an electric bike and zoom around the city! More information here.

If you would like to search activities, events and spas around Tartu, you are welcome to visit the column "Other activities".