Otepää and South Estonia

Otepää and South Estonia

Otepää is the most beautiful and comfortable place in southe Estonia. Due to the hilly relief with many clean lakes, people call it Estonian Switzerland. There are many cafes, bars and restaurants with good service and low prices in Otepää town.

Küljemäe hotel is located two and a half kilometers from Otepää town, on top of the hill surrounded by forest and two beautiful lakes Pühajarve and Nüpli. Cross country ski, roller ski and bicycle tracks in the forest and around the lakes are just near by. Lake Pühajarve has a comfortably appointed beach and swimming pool. See map.


Plan your hiking route or ride, find interesting places near Küljemäe.

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Sport center Tehvandi in Otepää hosts top level competitions all year around. Biathlon, ski, bicycle, triathlon, rally and many more!  

There are two places for downhill ski: Väike Munamägi is 1 km away and Kuutsemäe is about 8 km from the Küljemäe hotel. Another fun activity for kids and adults in Otepää is Snowtubing.

City of Tartu is 43 km away and might be reached by car or buss. Tartu is called a “students city” because there is a biggest university in Estonia and many students are living there.