Pikkjarve Sightseeing Guide

Pikkjarve in Valgamaa (region) is a town located in Estonia - about 128 mi (or 205 km) South-East of Tallinn, the country's capital place. To learn more about Pikkjarve in general, check the Pikkjarve destination guide. These are some of the noteworthy things about this place.

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Map of local sightseeing hints

The map features the more popular and well known points of interest from this area.

12 sightseeing spots quickly introduced

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Battle of Paju

Located at 57.77, 26.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

The Battle of Paju was fought in Paju, near Valga, Estonia, on 31 January 1919 during the Estonian War of Independence. After heavy fighting, the Tartu–Valga group of the Estonian Army pushed the Red Latvian Riflemen out of the Paju Manor. It was the fiercest battle in the early period of war. The Estonian commander Julius Kuperjanov fell in the fighting.

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • 1919 in Estonia
  • Battles of the Estonian War of Independence
  • Tõlliste Parish

Karula Parish

Located at 57.77, 26.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
More reading: Karula Parish homepage

Karula Parish is a rural municipality in Valga County, Estonia.

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  • Karula Parish

Koiva

Located at 57.77, 26.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Koiva is a village in Taheva Parish, Valga County in southern Estonia.

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • Villages in Valga County

Lake Aheru

Located at 57.77, 26.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Lake Aheru is a lake of Estonia.

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • Lakes of Estonia
  • Taheva Parish

Lake Kauru

Located at 57.77, 26.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Lake Kauru is a lake of Estonia.

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • Lakes of Estonia
  • Valga County

Sangaste Parish

Located at 57.77, 26.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
More reading: Sangaste Parish homepage

Sangaste Parish is a rural municipality of the Estonian county of Valga with a population of 1,464 (as of 1 January 2010) and an area of 144.72 km². Sangaste feature attractions includes the Sangaste Castle, where Friedrich Wilhelm Rembert von Berg (1793-1874), the Governor-General of Finland (1855-1861) was born, it is presently a hotel and a restaurant. Sangaste is also the birthplace of the Estonian writer August Gailit (1891-1960)and Estonian opera singer Aarne Viisimaa (1898-1989). The village was first mentioned in 1272 as Toyvel. The current mayor of Sangaste Parish is Kaido Tamberg from the Social Democratic Party.

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • Sangaste Parish

Taheva Parish

Located at 57.77, 26.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
More reading: Taheva Parish homepage

Taheva Parish is a rural municipality of Estonia, in Valga County. It occupies an area of 204.70 km with a population of 925. The current mayor of Taheva Parish is Monika Rogenbaum from the Union of Pro Patria and Res Publica.

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • Taheva Parish

Tõlliste Parish

Located at 57.77, 26.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
More reading: Tõlliste Parish homepage

Tõlliste Parish is a rural municipality of Estonia, in Valga County. It occupies an area of 193.78 km with a population of 1,785 (as of 1 January 2010). The current mayor of Tõlliste Parish is Madis Gross from the Social Democratic Party.

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  • Tõlliste Parish

Valga Airfield

Located at 57.77, 26.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Valga is a former Soviet air base in Estonia located in Jaanikese, 4 km northeast of Valga. It was listed on the 1974 Department of Defense Global Navigation Chart No. 3 as having jet facilities. It has mostly been plowed under into farmland. It is only one km from the Latvian border.

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • Airports in Estonia
  • Buildings and structures in Valga County
  • Military of Estonia
  • Soviet Air Force bases
  • Tõlliste Parish

Valga County

Located at 57.77, 26.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
More reading: Valga County homepage

Valga County, or Valgamaa, is one of 15 counties of Estonia. Its capital is Valga, which is located on the Estonian-Latvian border. It is situated in southern part of the country and borders Põlva County and Võru County to the east, Latvia to the south and to the west, Viljandi County and Tartu County to the north. 34,135 people live in Valga County – constituting 2.5% of the total population in Estonia (as of January 2009).

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • Counties of Estonia
  • Valga County

Ähijärv

Located at 57.77, 26.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Ähijärv is a lake of Estonia.

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • Antsla Parish
  • Lakes of Estonia

Õru Parish

Located at 57.77, 26.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
More reading: Õru Parish homepage

Õru Parish is a rural municipality in Valga County, Estonia.

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • Lääne County
  • Municipalities of Estonia
  • Oru Parish
  • Oru Parish

These abstracts have been compiled and located with the help of wikipedia.org, dbpedia.org and geonames.org.