Estonian National Museum Muuseumi tee 2, Tartu, Estonia
Estonian National Museum's new building was opened in autumn 2016. The single-storey building houses the museum as well as supplying conference space and a cinema.
It is located 2,6 km from the city centre. Different transportation options are described below.
An organised bus will drive you from the city centre to the venue before and after each conference day.
Take a 30 min stroll up the lovely Roosi street from the city centre.
V Spa Hotel
Conference secretariat has pre-booked a sufficient number of rooms for delegates in several Tartu hotels with special discount prices.
The accommodation with special Conference prices can be booked alongside with online registration.
Tartu is the second largest city of estonia
Tartu is often considered the intellectual centre of the country, since it is home to the nation’s oldest and most renowned university.
The population of Tartu is about 100 000.
The Estonias's international airport, Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport, provides excellent facilities and a wide variety of services. In addition, there are many connecting flights from Riga Airport (Latvia) and Helsinki Airport (Finland).
From Helsinki, it is also possible to fly to Tartu Airport with Finnair Flying Company.
Ferries cross the Gulf of Finland between Tallinn and Helsinki several times a day, covering the distance in roughly 2 to 3 hours. From late spring to late autumn, high-speed vessels also operate on the route, reducing travel time to just 1.5 hours. Ferries between Tallinn and Stockholm depart every evening, with the trip taking approximately 15 hours.
There is an overnight ferry link with Stockholm and a semi-weekly cruise ship connection to St Petersburg.
The largest ferry operators are Tallink, Viking Line and Eckerö Line.
Two international bus lines offer connections to Tartu from several other European cities. Regular routes connecting Tartu with Riga, Vilnius and St Petersburg operate several times a day.
International connections are provided by Lux Express and Ecolines.
Domestic bus lines, fares and timetables can be found here.