Saatse Boot

PIIRILOHU, Lutepää küla, Setomaa vald, Võru maakond

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Saatse 'Boot' is a boot-shaped area of the Russian state border that cuts the Värska–Saatse road for 800 m. Every traveller on the road briefly enters the territory of the Russian Federation. A Russian visa is not required to pass the boot, but you must have your passport or identity document with you. This is a border area that can be crossed without stopping by car or bicycle. Walking is not allowed! Bear in mind that the you cannot get closer to the post marking the state border than 15 metres and photographs of border posts may not be taken.

In the article, you can read how to hike near Saatse Boot.

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Getting there
Access
  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car
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