Parnu, Estonia

ParnuPärnu - a resort, which enjoys international recognition. Youth Parnu draws his merry and noisy crowds and varied program of summer fun. Older people - fresh air, mud baths, quiet and beautiful beach. Pärnu is called the summer capital of Estonia. Guests arriving from different countries, a good rest is guaranteed by the two marks of quality Parnu: in 2000 the city became a member of the European resorts, but in the 2001 to the - beaches of Parnu for its hi-tech were honored category of "Blue Flag".

City of Pärnu is located on the banks of the Pärnu Bay, which is part of the Gulf of Riga. Pärnu is located at the mouth of the river of the same name. In the city of Parnu River empties its tributary - Sauga. Not far from Pärnu in the waters of the Gulf is a small island Kihnu. Distance to the capital, Tallinn - about 120 km, to the Latvian capital Riga - about 190 km.

Pärnu is Estonia's main resort on the Baltic coast. Annually, after the onset of the summer calendar, languid pace of life of Pärnu changes completely. In all activated beach life, are dozens of festivals, opened nightclubs and several times the number of people who walk along the promenade.

Beautiful sandy beach of Pärnu is located just 10-15 minutes walk from the city center. Due to shallow and rapidly warming Gulf central beach is ideal for families with children. In the summer time on the beach offers all kinds of services: food, rent beach accessories, cabinets for storage.

In June 2006, was opened Pärnu beach promenade, offering year-round opportunity for romantic walks along the sea. With the construction of the promenade has expanded beach area, the beach has become more modern and attractive.

The fall of the city returned to its quiet rhythm of life. Only students and the students will be able to disrupt the peace. But many people love the quiet Pärnu even more, leaving the process of relaxation is just the end of the mature autumn. For example, spend a weekend in one of the centers of beauty, together with participation in the conference or exit at any comfortable villa offers a tranquil atmosphere.

When winter comes, give way to sailboats skaters. Because of the many colorful garlands of lights that flank the streets of the city and covering the trees in December in Parnu somehow in a special feel the breath of the Nativity.

Hotels Parnu, Estonia

Tours, Deals Parnu, Estonia

Sights Parnu, Estonia

Red Tower - virtually the only surviving in the Pärnu medieval fortification, the oldest architectural monument of the city. According to the chronicles, in the 14 century, Pärnu had been surrounded by fortress walls with many towers: the north-east corner - round Viljandi or white, in the southeast - the Red, there is information about the tower of the Holy Spirit. After the appropriate adjustment in 1893, it acquired the surviving species.

Ranna mud baths - built in the neoclassical style. Bathing facility, as it was then called, was opened in 1927. Awesome looks colonnade at the entrance, and handsome interior, especially the hall under the dome and merges with the lobby, in the depth of which is a decorative fountain - a symbol of the resort.

Catherine's Church was built for the Pärnu garrison on the orders of Catherine II, the former in 1764 in Parnu travel, instead constructed in 1752 a wooden church. The Wall in 1768 the church (architect P. Egorov) is the most rich baroque church in Estonia, which has influenced the Apostolic Orthodox church architecture across the Baltic.

Elizabeth Church, built in 1744-1747 gg. under the guidance of the Riga architect IG Gyuterboka, is an outstanding sacred structures dating to the Baroque period in Estonia. Tower built shako JH Vyulbernom - master tower Affairs at the Riga Church of St. Peter. The church was consecrated in 1750. In honor of Queen Elizabeth to finance construction of a church called the Church of St. Elizabeth. Neo-Gothic chair and the altar was carved in 1850, altarpiece "Resurrection" was written in the studio of Van der Canna in Rotterdam in 1854, in 1893, was added the southern wing (designed by master builder R. Hyausermanna from Riga) Why was demolished located in the southern edge of the wooden station house, the oldest theater building of the city "Kyuyn" ( "barn"). The church organ is one of the best in Estonia, was built in 1929 by master H. Kolbe of Riga. In 1995 an annex was built office space (architect R. Luchs).

Apostolic Orthodox Church - the cruciform structure is historical in the old Russian style was built in 1904 belongs to the apostolic faith of Orthodoxy in Estonia. In the south-eastern corner of the church yard is a memorial plaque to the priest Mihkel Suygusaaru.

Treatment and rehabilitation in Parnu
Every year Pärnu rehabilitation centers are becoming more and chic. The tradition of spa treatment, going back to the beginning of the XIX century, firmly entrenched in the city of Parnu. Parnu gained fame as a city where you can tweak excellent health.

Rehabilitation treatment centers are becoming fashionable, add new services, enhanced quality of service. All this serves as evidence that the flow of vacationers and people who want to Parnu to improve their health continues to grow. It is pleasant to note that with each passing year more and more young people take in the winter or spring for a week vacation, instead of the distant sun to cheer up the coast in a particular Pärnu SPA-center. During the year the rehabilitation center in Parnu visits about 60 000 people.

Climate Parnu, Estonia

Four seasons are unpredictable in Pärnu, the summer sun may be replaced by rain, in winter - the snow turned to slush. The first snow is expected in November, and usually the snow melts in April or May. Summer temperatures can rise to 30 degrees in winter down to -20 degrees. The hottest month - July, the coldest - February. Having decided to go in summer in Pärnu, is always to bring along a warm sweater and raincoat.

Transport Parnu, Estonia

Parnu has a convenient bus service to Tallinn, Riga and Kaliningrad. From Tallinn to Parnu can be reached by train.