Vapramäe nature study and hiking trail

Elva-Vitipalu maastikukaitseala, Vissi küla, Nõo vald, Tartu maakond

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On the Vapramäe nature study trail (3.5 km), which is part of the Vapramäe–Vellavere–Vitipalu network, you can enjoy the eskers, read legends about Kalev's Son, and explore Põlismänd pine, the King's linden, Kerikmägi citadel, and much more.

The nature study trail, marked with white-red-white, starts at the Vapramäe stop. There is also a picnic area with a campfire site on the hiking trail by the Elva River. You can go even further from the Vapramäe Nature House and visit the Tartu Observatory. It is easy to get there, because the domes of the observatory can be seen from afar.

Times and prices
Open all year round

24 hours

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Getting there

Vapramäe Nature House provides information about the hiking trails. We are located by Vapramäe bus stop on Tartu–Valga highway. The Vapramäe nature trail starts and ends at the Vapramäe Nature House. From there, it is convenient to travel to Tartu or Elva by train or bus. If you wish, you can also book a tour guide for the trip.

Access
  • Signposted
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car
Stops nearby
Bus: Vapramäe
Train: Tõravere või Peedu
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