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Lake Puhajarv

Ranna Tee, Otepaa 67414, Estonia
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Swim and walk

Lake Pühajärv offers you many different options to spend your day. You can enjoy swimming and... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Tri987
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Tallinn, Estonia
A very sceninc and beautiful lake

Being by the lake is a pure pleasure. Enjoy walks or jogging, enjoy the beautiful nature... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
liga a
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Riga, Latvia
via mobile
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The picturesque coastline and five islands of Lake Puhajarv make it the biggest and most beautiful lake in the Otepaa region. There is a beach with a beach house, ball game courts, rest areas, cafés and a pier by the northern tip of Lake Puhajarv.There are many springs in the lake and the Spring of Love is the most famous of these. The Vaike Emajogi River starts from the southern tip of the lake. A 12 km hiking track runs about the lake.Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso blessed the lake in 1991 and this event is commemorated with a wooden sculpture on the lake’s shore by the park.
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Aug 11, 2017
“Swim and walk”
Mar 16, 2017
“A very sceninc and beautiful lake”
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Ranna Tee, Otepaa 67414, Estonia
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Lake Pühajärv offers you many different options to spend your day. You can enjoy swimming and hiking. You can make shorter walks in the park by the lake or shorter walks back and forth or you can walk around the lake an see its beautiful...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Being by the lake is a pure pleasure. Enjoy walks or jogging, enjoy the beautiful nature (especially, sunsets). This is said to be the most often painted object in Estonia.

Thank liga a
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

I would really recommend you visit this place if you're traveling to Otepää (Otepaa)! The Lake looks really nice! Im not sure if you can swim in it, but I recommend you should look at the view! And if you are staying in Hotel Pühajärve...More

Thank Henri A
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

There is so much more than just a walk around the lake. This place fills you with energy and power if you just let it happen..

1  Thank Marianne K
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Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

We has a nice sunday skiing on the lake (10km). It is good to ski also around the lake, although the track is not the best. After ski trip we has a sauna in Pühajärve spa.

Thank Helen L
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Reviewed 5 December 2015

It was a great feeling to walk around this beautiful sacred lake. Even though it was a cold day with a slight drizzle we enjoyed taking photos and being there.

Thank gitapandit
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

Nice, quiet, easy access, good walking, great cafe with a view on the lake, wonderful swimming in a sandy beach. Very easy to spend a few hours if not an entire relaxing day.

Thank zundik
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

Enjoy a nice walk around the lake, rent a boat or go for a swim. Also there are quite a few restaurants in the area. Really peaceful and beautiful. And clean and well maintained area.

Thank ElerinU
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Reviewed 21 August 2014

Very nice and quiet sandy beach, great for kids, food and drinks outlets and swimming is guarded by G4S.

1  Thank Marko M
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Reviewed 8 August 2014

Water was very warm and clean. Very little people on the beach (next to Pühajärve hotel). Al lot of fish swimming next to shores, kids like them very much

1  Thank Olga_lus
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