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Weaving Chipwood Baskets in the Avinurme Wooden Handicrafts Center

Weaving a chipwood basket is the most popular attraction in the wooden handicraft centre and if there's a place in Estonia where this craft is known, it's Avinurme. Everyone can learn the basics of weaving a basket in the workshop with the help of an instructor: you pick out chipwood, weave a berry basket from the chips and finally apply a finish. All the participants will be given the necessary tools for weaving a basket and at the end of the workshop you have your own basket. We have seen the most genuine joy over something made with your own [...]

By |08 Jun 2020|Comments Off on Weaving Chipwood Baskets in the Avinurme Wooden Handicrafts Center

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

RMK Lake Endla hiking trail

The Lake Endla hiking trail starts at the information board located in Kärde village and ends at Tooma by the Centre of Endla Nature Reserve. It takes an average of 3-4 hours to walk the trail. Before reaching Tooma, the trail joins the Männikjärve bog study trail. The trail takes you through the forest and bog on boardwalks, thus the change of landscape is versatile and interesting. During flooding, the trail may partially be underwater and some parts of the forest may be quite muddy. Therefore it is recommended to choose footwear suitable for the time of year.The trail is [...]

By |05 Apr 2022|Comments Off on RMK Lake Endla hiking trail
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