Venue and access


Estonian Orienteering Week takes place together with the 2017 Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships in Tartu and South Estonia, with the competition terrains in Tartu, Viljandi, Rõuge and Vitipalu.

Tartu is a well-known university town and the intellectual capital of Estonia. The Hanseatic town lies on the banks of the River Emajõgi and is the second largest town in the country and the oldest in the Baltic States. It was first mentioned almost a thousand years ago and can be called the cradle of the Estonian Song Festival, Estonian theatre and the Estonian state.



The Event Centre for Estonian Orienteering Week will be located in Tartu Tamme Gymnasium (Nooruse 9, Tartu), 3 km from the city centre.

How to reach Tartu

Tartu is the centre for South Estonia and can be accessed by car, by train, by bus and by plane.

By car:

Hertz is the Official Rental Car partner for Estonian Orienteering Week. Hertz offices are located in Tallinn and Tartu. For booking at use CDP code 809583 (CDP code can be used all over Europe!).

By train:

  • From Tallinn

  • From Valga (at the Latvian border)

  • From Koidula (at the Russian border)

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By bus:

  • From Tallinn and Tallinn Airport – 180 km / 2,5 hours

  • From Riga and Riga Airport – 250 km / 4 hours

  • Bus routes also available from many Central and Eastern European cities.

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By plane:

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A list of known groups (as of December 2016) that are offering organized trips to Estonian Orienteering Week and World Orienteering Championships:

If you want your group added or removed, please contact .