Verdant forests and glimmering lakes, vast fields and winding rivers combine to make this part of Estonia a welcoming natural wonderland. Regarded by many as the gateway to the charms of southern Estonia, Valga County is situated adjacent to Lake Võrtsjärv and near the border with Latvia. With a population of only 40,000 people, its unspoilt charms include the nature park of the Otepää Upland and Lake Pühajärv.
Some more peaceful and tranquil holiday accommodation options where you can be at one with nature and recharge your batteries are:
Take time to be at one with nature in the simply breathtaking national parks near your Dolomites Villas
Enjoy the ultimate relaxing and calming Italian island holiday experience, surrounded by the sparkling Mediterranean Sea, with Aegadian Islands Villas
Enjoy being pampered, cared for and massaged in the numerous spas near your Eastern Switzerland Chalets
There are some wonderful historical attractions to behold while renting Valga County holiday accommodation, with a particular highlight being the mausoleum of the famous Russian general Barclay de Tolly. This, along with other attractions such as the Helme Caves, the Helme Castle and the manor houses of Taagepera, Hummuli and Holdre, is located in the west of the region, near to the town of Tõrva. With so few people around, it is easy to relax and lose yourself while exploring the beautiful natural landscape this part of Estonia has to offer. The enticing forests of the Karula Natural Park are a treat for hikers and cyclists. The rolling hills of the countryside are dotted with over 200 lakes, while visitors can also explore the banks of the Koiva River. Opportunities to enjoy water sports such as canoeing and kayaking are plentiful, while more relaxed visitors can also fish or play golf.
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Over 65 per cent of the area is covered in woodland, and these forests have played a huge role in local culture. Many forest ways can still be explored, and they still carry the ancient names given to them by the Estonians of times gone by. The land not covered by a blanket of thick and verdant forest consists of gently rolling fields. Cereal farming continues to play a huge role in the Estonian local economy and culture, dark rye bread is a staple food of the Estonian diet. Visitors can find Valga County holiday lettings at charming “tourist farms”, where visitors can take time to fully sample the rural delights of Valga County. With musical festivals and top level motor sport events aplenty during the summer, there is plenty on offer. The musical events held at Lake Leigo are spectacular open-air affairs, with the music and the landscape almost becoming one to create a highly charged atmosphere.For visitors to the town of Valga, it is even possible to walk into another country. Residents here live right on the border with Latvia, and being at such a crossroads has made the town a place of meeting and discussion since the Middle Ages. Visitors can therefore expect a warm welcome in Valga, no matter where they come from. Looking for an idyllic holiday villages? Tregunc Holiday Cottages