Tartu is a perfect family destination

Tartu is fun, smart and only a car or a bus ride away.

Tartu is a perfect family destination

Source: Ott-Erik Eendra, Visit Estonia

Source: Ott-Erik Eendra, Visit Estonia

New and fun destination for a holiday with kids

Experience how it is to live in an upside-down world. See how rockets work and when will we be on Mars. Spend a day in Estonian National Museum and have fun with it's interactive objects. 
Magical experiences and exciting adventures wait both children and their parents. Kristine who is a TV journalist and a blogger has been a fan of Estonia for years and this trip to Europe's future Culture Capital 2024 won’t be her last: “I will be back in Tartu when the summer kicks in for sure”.

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Day one

The girls’ first stop was the Upside Down House (Tagurpidimaja in Estonian). Next, they visited the Estonian National Museum to see how Estonians have lived throughout history. The day wrapped up with some relaxation at V Spa and dinner at Restaurant Aparaat at the Aparaarditehas Creative City.

Upside Down House

Estonian National Museum

V Spa & Conference Hotel

Aparaaditehas Creative City

Ah! See, the shoes are upside down! Oh wow, this is cool!

Kristine Virsnīte

TV journalist

Day two

The day began with an exciting pyrotechnic show at AHHAA Science Centre, followed by lunch at Restaurant Polpo, housed in a building dating back to the 16th century.

AHHAA Science Centre

Tartu Town Hall Square

We don’t want a loud explosion, but we’ll try to make a beautiful explosion.


Science Centre

About Kristine Virsnīte

TV journalist and blogger Kristine Virsnite came to the country’s second largest city to get a taste of the #EstonianWay of living. The mom of two from Riga, Latvia is instilling a love of adventure in her kids. She documents her family travels and much more on her lifestyle and travel blog Wandering ever after.