Sangaste castle. Photo: Janek Joab

Hike on the paths and in the footsteps of Sangaste's Rye Count

Eesti ökoturismi kvaliteedimärgis EHE

We start by meeting in the car park of the Sangaste castle by the yellow window of NG, and will continue from there by bus.

The first part of the hike takes us through the Valli quaking swamp on bogshoes. From there, we are going to move closer to the forest park, take a look at the rare species of trees in the dendrological park and enjoy the views across the Juudaoru valley.

There will be a picnic at a mystical campfire site.

During the 4 or 5 hour hike, we will cover up to 8 km of the 'footsteps' of the Rye Count.

The hike ends in the castle park where you will learn about the history of the manor and rye up to the formation of the cooperation network of Rukkiküla. We will also test the famous echo effect of the castle.

This is an EHE product (Genuine and Interesting Estonia).

Times and prices:

Is open advance bookings only.
For groups of 10 and more.

10-15 person 30€ /adult, 25€ /student
16-25 person 25€ /adult, 20€ /student
26-35 person 20€ /adult, 15€ /student
every accrued person: 15€ /adult, 10€ /student

Exact price to be clarified by service provider.

Level of difficulty:

* Easy
* Medium

Features and amenities:

* Guide
* Hiking equipment included
* Transportation to the destination included
* Guide service available
* Catering included in price

Linked entries:

Foundation Estonian Rural Tourism, Foundation South-Estonian Tourism, Foundation Valgamaa Tourism, Otepää Tourist Information Centre, Sangaste Castle, Kiisatamme Farm.

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