Interpretation of Natural and Cultural Heritage of Coastal Estonians

semolina mousse

Proposed Dates: AUG 1-10 (one week, 7 nights in between these dates)

Themes & Topics Studied: see the programme

Host website: http://www.heritagetours.ee

Contact: maarika.naagel@gmail.com

Programme outlines

DAY 1

Goal of the day:

Arrival, see Tallinn Old Town (UNESCO heritage siye)

 

DAY 2

Goal of the day: Military history, resorts

The Arvo Pärt Center , traces of Peter the Great and former Soviet nuclear base in Paldiski town , Haapsalu resort

Visit former closed military town Paldiski and coastal resort Haapsalu (wooden achitecture, Haapsalu lace center and castle ruins (meet the development  manager of the castle)

 

DAY 3

Goal of the day:  Island heritage alive

  1. wooden boat building in a vocational school
  2. small craft center in Estonian Maritime Academy

 

DAY 4

Goal of the day: Kuressaare – the hidden pearls of the capial of the island

  1. „Spaaremaa“ – 195 years of spaa-tradition using local sea mud for healing and wellbeing.
  2. The wind of change in old and outstanding 14th c Episcopal Castle to make it  the best among most outstanding sites of the Baltic countries.
  3. The info center of Saaremaa traditional costume

 

DAY 5

Goal of the day:

  • Lighthouses – part of the coastal heritage
  • Runic songs and runic singing – the ancient way of story telling

Visit  the lighthouse museum

Runic song performance and workshop

 

DAY 6

Goal of the day: Country school as a carrier of heritage.

How to turn your problems into values.

Small country school starting to use local heritage as a base of the studies.

Multifunctional school as the center of community life.

 

DAY 7

Back to Tallinn

Goal of the day: heritage of the capital

Vabamu – the museum of occupations

Sea plane harbor

Under the city – the Bastion Passages

Meet the officials to get deeper insight on how the history is interpreted to make city even more attractive and sustainable.

 

DAY 8

Departure

Conditions:
9-seater bus, professional driver- escort –guide, 3 meals per day, accommodation in 2-3* farms, hostels, hotels, 2-4 persons per room, full programme.

For more information:

the proper way to put handmade belt on, lecturer Mari Lepik

the proper way to put handmade belt on, lecturer Mari Lepik

swinging

swinging

waiting for milkman

waiting for milkman

runic song to be started

runic song to be started

in the end of the world- Kiipsaare Lighthouse

in the end of the world- Kiipsaare Lighthouse

hiking

hiking

beauty of the history

beauty of the history

E-mail: info@heritagetours.ee

Phone: +372 526 9974

Skype: maarika.toomel1

www.heritagetours.ee

 

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