Tartu and Jõgeva County


Forest close to the city, varied landscape of the Kaiu kame field, rivers, lakes, forests rich in berries and mushrooms, Elistvere Animal Park


Hiking tours on foot and by bicycle, visiting the animal park


RMK Saare information point


Tel: +372 507 6608


E-mail: saare.teabepunkt@rmk.ee


address Kääpa Village, Saare Rural Municipality, 49323 Jõgeva County


RMK Koseveski nature centre


Tel: +372 525 3395


E-mail: koseveski.looduskeskus@rmk.ee


address Koseveski Village, Saare Rural Municipality, Jõgeva County

Manager of the protected areas

Jõgeva-Tartu region of the Environmental Board


To find out about the possibilities for an active holiday in the RMK Tartu-Jõgeva recreation area, visit the homepage of the RMK partner Matkajuht OÜ

Recreation area map

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The recreation area in Tartu and Jõgeva County includes two areas: Tartu and Saare-Vara. The Tartu area is situated in Tähtvere Rural Municipality and is meant for a holiday close to the city. The Saare-Vara area is located in the rural municipalities of Saare, Pala and Vara, and is thereof especially suitable for a weekend holiday. The objects in particular worth seeing are the different waters in the Tartu-Jõgeva recreation area – rivers, lakes, fish ponds, impounded lakes and areas that flood during springtime, versatile landscape, the Keiu kame field, forest massives of different forest site types and paludified areas. One of the greatest attractions of the area is located in Elistvere – it is the Elistvere Animal Park where you can see the life of wild animals up close. Both areas also have hiking and bicycling trails and comfortable stopping-points.