29.05 - 05.06.2022

Top-notch cycling festival.
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  • Getting to Tartu Rattaralli

    By plane: 
    Tartu airport, 10 km from the centre of town, offers direct connections with Helsinki. See more:
    Tallinn international airport, 185 km from Tartu, is most common. Riga Airport is also usual choice for traveling to Tartu as driving here takes only 3,5 hours.

    By train: 
    Several times a day between Tallinn and Tartu. See more:

    By bus: 
    Buses form Tallinn airport leave every 30 minutes and take you to Tartu in 2,5 hours. See more:


    If you and your bike do not have transport to Tartu yet, you can use the Lux Express bus. Each bus has space for up to four bikes and a free bike ticket must be booked in advance at (at the same time as buying a passenger ticket, you will be asked if you want to book a free bike space). The wheels are packed in special bags to hold both the bike and the passengers' luggage. Read more HERE.


    By car: 
    Race centre (bib pick up location) situates in the center of Tartu and it is well approachable by car. 

    By ferry: 
    You can also travel by ferry from Helsinki or Stockholm to Tallinn, and take a train or bus from there to Tartu.


    Race location:
    Race center of Tartu Rattaralli is located in the heart of town, at the parking lot of Aura Water Center (Turu street 10). Also the kids races as well as the finish of the main distances are located there.


    Start venue of Tartu Rattaralli is located in the parking lot of Estonian National Museum (Muusemi tee 2, Tartu). 


  • Accommodation





    The travel agent of Tartu Rattaralli is E-Turist. Feel free to contact them for the travel questions, accommodation possibilities as well as sightseeing options:


    Examples of accommodation prices in Tartu:

    • Hotels 4*:  prices 50-65 EUR/person in twin room
    • Tourist class hotels:  prices 30-45 EUR/person in twin room
    • Hostels:  prices from 25 EUR/person
    • Apartments: prices 50 – 140 EUR/apartment


  • What to see & do


    Estonia is the smallest and the northenmost country of the Baltic States. Covering  45,227 km2, the state is slihgtly bigger than Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium and Switzerland. There are 1,3 million inhabitants and the official language is Estonian. 


    Estonia is perfect for active holiday – ca 50 % covered with forest, over 2000 lakes, over 1500 islands, numerous national parks and nature reserves. On the other hand – it is a very modern country with WiFi almost everywere. 


    More info:



    Tartu, with its population of around 100,000 in an area of 154 square kilometers, is the heart of South-Estonia and the second largest city in Estonia. The first written records of Tartu date from 1030, making it the oldest city in the Baltic States.


    Tartu has all the best of the globally new but with the local advantage – the costs are lower, security is higher, and the air is cleaner than in Tallinn, Helsinki or New York. The city successfully combines modern infrastructure and facilities with a green and friendly environment.


    At every corner in Tartu, there are concert venues, exhibition halls, theatres, churches, museums, and charming little cafés as well as various pubs and restaurants. An inseparable part of the city is its students who comprise around a quarter of the population and generate a lot of fun and energy.


    In 2024 Tartu will be the European Capital of Culture.


    Find the most exciting places and events to visit on
    Explore the whole South-Estonian region HERE



    Tartu walking tour in Old Town and Dome Hill

    Friday, May 27th at 18:30

    Saturday, May 28th at 11:00


    The 2 hour tour includes highlights as Dome Hill with its monuments, Devil's Bridge and Angel's Bridge, Tartu University main hall and Gustav Adolph II monument, St. John's Church famous for its terracotta sculptures.

    Option: Visit Tartu Sports and Olympic museum right after the walking tour (entrance 9 EUR).


    Price: from 13 EUR/person.


    RESERVATIONS latest by May 10th: E-TURIST, ph: +372 7 441 687,,

    The tour will take place, if min. 10 persons have been registered.


    Guided tour at the Estonian National Museum

    Friday, May 27th at 16:00

    Saturday, May 28th at 11:00


    The tour lasts 2 hours, driving to the museum either by public transport or a city bike.


    The museum has 6000 square meters of exhibition space. Most of the exhibition space is dedicated to the permanent exhibition Encounters, expanding upon Estonian cultural history and everyday life and stretching out on a timeline from the present day to the Ice Age.


    The second biggest permanent exhibition is Echo of the Urals, providing insight into the lives of the different people speaking Finno-Ugric languages and inhabiting the northern parts of this corner of the World. Read more about the Estonian National Museum HERE


    Price: from 25 EUR/person (min 10 preregistered persons) + public transport ticket if needed.


    RESERVATIONS latest by May 10th: E-TURIST, ph: +372 7 441 687,,



  • Bicycle routes

    Travelling by bike in Estonia can be very enjoyable: there are several secret roads in the midst of the forests and villages away from major highways that traverse through picturesque places.

    You can find the most amazing cycling trails in There are options suitable for one-day trip as well as for 2-3 day hike. You may easily narrow your selection by region and also see all the routes on the map!





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