Tilleoru hiking trail  (4,5 km)

The hiking trail starts near the old Tartu-Võru road bridge and goes along the left riverbank on the floodplain through forest up to Merioone spring. At the spring, one should climb up the stairway and  along the forest track and path running on the left bank of the Hurmi stream. Most of the trail runs on private land.
Phone+372 676 7122
E-mail info.kiidjarve@rmk.ee
Type of objectHiking trail
Parking facilitiesRoadside parking or in the parking area at the Road Museum.
AmenitiesInformation boards on the trail, boardwalk, bridges, stairs, railings on steep slopes, 2 rest stops
SightsPrimeval valley of the Ahja river, Merioone sandstone outcrop and spring, magnificent ancient trees
Additional informationBefore going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam).
RestrictionsThe trail is situated in Tilleoru Landscape Protection Area, information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 680 7438, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
FilesA brochure of the Landscape Protection Area was issued by Environmental Board.
Download PDF.
LocationIn Tilleoru Landscape Protection Area, Varbuse village, Kanepi municipality, Põlva County. Object no 37 on the recreation area map.
Driving directionsDrive along Põlva-Reola Road towards Põlva. From Ihamaru intersection continue straight ahead for about 5.6 km, past the Road Museum. Park the car on the right side of the road, next to the hiking trail information board. The hiking trail starts opposite the board, on the left side of the road.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.013982
longitude: 26.920035
L-EST 97 x: 6434048.5 y: 672547.7