A small town nestled in southern Estonian hills and valleys, Otepää is a well-known winter holiday destination for all those who love the snow. Skiing, skating, snowboarding in all its forms can be enjoyed at this relaxed winter resort boasting luxurious spa hotels and restaurants.
During the summer you can hike along the paths of Otepää nature park, admire rolling hills and lakes, winding village roads and small rivers. The nearby Pühajärve is one of the largest lakes in Estonia and is perfectly suited for a quiet weekend camping trip in the wild.
Otepää is first and foremost known as a ski resort and here you can enjoy cross country and downhill skiing, as well as snowboarding and snowtubing.
While holidaying in Otepää, you might just come across Olympic medalists sliding by during a daily training session. From sportsmen to romantic souls and photographers, this quiet little town is loved by many.
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