11th Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering Regional meetinng of: IFMBE  and EMBS. 6-10 JUNE 1999 TALLINN, ESTONIA
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Guest Programme

UNFORGETTABLE
LAHEMAA NATIONAL PARK

09.06. WEDNESDAY 10.00-17.00

The National Park is located at approximately one hour's drive from Tallinn. The park covers intact landscapes of different types – coastal low lands, pine forests, limestone cliff, stone fields, waterfalls and rapids. In the park there are several well-restored manor houses which allow tourists to get a superb outline of the Estonian 18-19th century manorial architecture. Fishermen's mode of life in the past can be observed in a small fishing village. The tour includes also an inside visit to one of the manor houses where tourists can see interior details, furniture and art of the corresponding historic period. Typical Estonian national food will be served at Altja Inn.

The price: 89 DEM per person

The price includes: superior coach, services of guide from/to Tallinn, tour of the National Park, inside visit to one of the manor houses, lunch.

ASTONISHING
SAAREMAA ISLAND *

11.06. FRIDAY 07.00-22.00. (220 km from Tallinn)

* for groups min. 15 participants

Locals will often tell you that Saaremaa with its wooden windmills, white cliffs and juniper fields – is Estonia.

The highlight of a visit to Saaremaa, the biggest of Estonia's island, is the Bishop's Castle in the town of Kuressaare. The 14th century castle is the best preserved medieval fortress in the Baltics.Visit Kuressaare's Old Town with its Baroque stone buildings and bustling outdoor market, the countryside with its thatched roof villages, fortified stone churches, nature reserves and ancient hill forts.

The price: 136 DEM per person

The price includes: superior coach and guide's services for the whole day, tour of Saaremaa island, entrance fee to the Castle, lunch at a farm, ferry tickets.

UNIVERSITY TOWN
TARTU

08.06. TUESDAY 09.00-18.00
( 185 km from Tallinn)

The second largest city in Estonia is the de facto capital of the South. A university town since the 17th century, when the Swedish king Gustav II Adolphus founded Alma mater there. Impressive ruins of the former cathedral church at the site of Estonian's stronghold Tarbatu and later German knights castle houses a museum of university's history. Architectually Tartu is an opposite to Tallinn medieval gothic old town representing pure classifistic forms.

The price: 98 DEM per person

The price includes: superior coach and guide's services for the whole day, tour of Tartu including visit of the University, lunch.



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