Estonia is relatively flat country so cross country skiing is the most popular. Downhill skiing and snowboarding are done on hills. Estonia’s landscape variety provides for ski enthusiasts of every level but is an ideal destination for beginners and intermediates.

Ski resorts are modern, all necessary equipment is available for hire as are private instructors.

South Estonia, around Otepää the ski-capital of Estonia, is where most ski fans head in winter.

Children are very welcome. Many Estonian kids learn young and so there are plenty of child friendly slopes and facilities.

Skiing in Estonia is very safe, as there are no avalanches in Estonia and main ski resorts in Otepää and Võrumaa offer well lit ski tracks during the late evening hours.

Where can skiing and snowboarding be enjoyed?

  • Kuutsemäe in Otepää offers different levels of difficulty. Runs range from 214 meters to 514 meters in length.
  • In Otepää, Väike-Munamägi’s longest run is 450m.
  • Kütiorg lays on the edge of Haanja Nature Park in Võrumaa and has 5 lit slopes.
  • Ansomägi is only 1km away from Otepää and has 5 lit slopes.
  • In Tallinn centre at the SongFestival grounds in Kadriorg: snowboard, snowtubing and skiing tracks are open to public.