Peipsimaa

Peipsi Teemaja Arts and Crafts Shop

Peipsi Teemaja Arts and Crafts Shop offers a wide selection of local handicrafts. There is a large selection of baskets, sauna buckets, thermometers, etc. for sale from the Avinurme Woodworking Centre. You will also find a selection of knitted mittens from local grandmothers, which will keep your hands warm even in the cold Estonian weather. In addition, you simply have to try Ivan Chai when near Lake Peipus. You can also buy it as a gift. We also offer delicious local food and sweets.

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Exhibition “Samovars and Old Believers”

The exhibition's collection contains more than 50 samovars from various eras, countries, with different shapes and heating methods. The oldest samovar dates back to 1810. Samovars are accompanied by a multitude of tea glass holders (more than a hundred pieces). Photos of Russian Old Believers illustrate the walls. The exhibition also contains traditional items of the Old Believers, such as tea time and everything it entails, clothing, furniture, church equipment, icons, iconostasis, lampada, lestovkas, podrusniks, etc. You can also buy souvenirs, handicrafts and novelty products by the brand Varvara Gourmet.

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Koseveski Holiday Centre

Koseveski Holiday Centre is surrounded by breathtaking scenery of Lake Kose in Saare Rural Municipality, Jõgeva County. The holiday centre is perfect for birthdays, weddings, summer retreats, seminars and other events. The centre has beds for 31. You can rent the entire centre or just the sauna and its lounge – whatever fits your needs. You can have fun relaxing or enjoy the outdoors in more active ways – canoeing on the river, cycling, fishing, etc.

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Kükita Old Believers Prayer House of the Estonian Association of Old Believers Congregations

The first prayer house of Old Believers in Estonia is located in Kükita. The Kükita Prayer House was consecrated on September 14, 1740. During the war of 1812, the Cossack Old Believers donated a chandelier to the Prayer House. There were a total of 397 Old Believers in the list of parishioners of the Kükita congregation by 1833. The current Prayer House was built in 1948 in place of the one destroyed in World War II. Old Believers have services every Sunday and on all holidays (Christmas, Pascha and Epiphany).

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Boutique Villa Mamelfa

Villa Mamelfa offers guests authentic luxury accommodation in the home of a true Old Believer. The villa is located in Tiheda village by Lake Peipus, offering a unique experience in this area. We offer a real and rare experience to feel the essence of the culture of the Old Believers with icons, samovars, cooked sugar, and the Ivan Chai tea.Come with family or friends and spend a pleasant visit in a village near Lake Peipus!

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Voore Guesthouse

Voore Guesthouse is one of Estonia’s largest rural recreational and conference centres with year-round accommodation. What makes the guesthouse special is the pure scenic nature of Vooremaa, unique landscape, and its private location. We also offer accommodation: in total, there are 134 beds and 28 mattresses. In addition to accommodation, we offer the opportunity to organise special events or meetings here. Parties can be organised both indoors or outdoor under canopies (in summer).

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Rajaküla Old Believers’ Worship House

It is believed that the Raja congregation of Old Believers was established in the first quarter of the 18th century. The congregation was given permission to build its own church only in 1879. The church was destroyed during the Second World War – the only thing left is the belfry. The present worship house has 11 rooms. In 1854–1930 Gavriil Frolov lived in the worship house. He taught children icon-writing, reading and writing in Old-Slavic, also singing based on old musical notation.

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RMK Jõemõisa hiking trail

RMK Jõemõisa hiking trail is located in the RMK Tartu-Jõgeda Recreation Area. The hiking trail starts from the Jõemõisa campfire site and runs for 0.5 km. The trail takes you through the forest and is suitable for a nice walk. When walking the trail you can see different species of trees and plants, and if you are lucky, you can also spot a wild animal or bird, especially if you walk quietly and take your time.If you wish, you can continue on to the 3-kilometre Tammeluha hiking trail. Jõemõisa campfire site has a sitting area and grill rack, if you [...]

By |05 Apr 2022|Comments Off on RMK Jõemõisa hiking trail

Mustvee Guesthouse

The Mustvee Guesthouse is located in the small, green town of Mustvee just a 10 minute walk from the centre of town and Lake Peipsi, and the Jõhvi-Tartu highway.  The Mustvee Guesthouse has been opened since 2000. It is an ideal place for smaller and larger groups with rooms for people of all tastes. We have a conference room, fireplace room, kitchen, sauna and parking lot. We offer pleasure trips and fishing on Lake Peipsi -- by boat in the summer and by sleigh in the winter. 

By |08 Jun 2020|Comments Off on Mustvee Guesthouse

Avinurme museum train

A narrow-gauge Sonda-Mustvee railway passed through Avinurme during 1926–1972. It was a true 50-year-long prosperity era for the villages located near the route. Today, a section of 178.5 metres of the former railway, the rail brigde, and the rail vehicle have been restored. All those who are interested are welcomed to take a nostalgic train ride from May to October, meaning the railway is opened when the weather is warm enough and the door of the locomotive can be opened and the railway is closed when the door of the locomotive freezes shut.

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