On the roads of the Estonian Epic Kalevipoeg (part 1)

TRACING THE FOOTSTEPS OF KALEVIPOEG, part 1 – two day bus trip to the locations connected to Estonian mythical hero  ̶ Kalevipoeg.

Adventurous journey through Estonian counties
(Jõgevamaa and Tartumaa)

Planned dates of the tour (2018):
will be published soon

first day:

  • Starting point. Gathering in Tallinn at 7:30 a.m.
  • Kuningvere lake.
  • Alatskivi. Kalevipoeg’s cradle.
  • Alatskivi. millpond and hillfort.
  • Punane allikas (Red spring). Hiking trail along the northern shore of lake Alatskivi to the Punane allikas (Red spring) (Alatskivi Landscape protection area).
  • Kallaste shore. Lake Peipus. Magnificient landscapes.
  • Saadjärve. Kalevipoeg’s cradle.
  • Lake Saadjärve and slingstone of Kalev`s middle son. Saadjärve forest park (Nature preservation area) at the south-east shore of lake Saadjärv. This lake was previously known as holy lake. Amazing view of lake Saadjärv.
  • Lake Saadjärv and slingstone of Kalevipoeg “Chair of Kalevipoeg”.
  • Lake Ilmjärv.

second day:

  • Vilina. Kalevipoeg’s cradle.
  • Kuremaa lake (landscape, driveby).
  • Kassinurme. Kalevipoeg`s cradle, Kalevipoeg`s slingstone, sacred grove and sacrificial stones.
  • Kääpa river and the sword of Kalevipoeg.
  • The house of Kalevipoeg. Museum (http://kalevipojakoda.ee/kalevipoja-koda/kalevipoja-muuseum/). Lunch time/catering.
  • Lake Kaiu and Pedassaare’s Mother pinetree (Emamänd).
  • Lake Prossa.
  • Arrival to Tallinn ca 22:00.

PRICES: 115 euros and 100 euros (pensioner, pupil and student). No participation-fee for preschoolers. Additional information and booking: Marek Laimets, tel. 56 659 543, e-mail: marek@ajamatkad.ee

The price includes:
– coach trip (comfortable seats, WC, microphone; cold and hot water, tea and coffee available)
– tour-guide’s service
– accomodation with breakfast at tourism farm
– visit to Kalevipoeg House Museum (ticket & guided tour)

For additional pay:
– Eco lunch (salad, soup and dessert) at Kalevipoeg House Museum. The lunch includes: Hedgehog soup – the honoured soup recipe created on Kalevipoeg theme. Local food – a bit different from common recipes. Hot! Feel nostalgia – taste a dessert and guess what ingredients are used. Local. Tasty! Salad from seasonal local food. Homemade bread – baked from the local rye – traditional! Price 5 euro. Please, order in advance!

– A possibility to order from Tallinn (Mamo catering) a picnic basket full of light snacks (food & drink). Ask for menu, if interested. You are also welcome to choose a menu of your own… but, please, order in advance!

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