Pärnu is home to a variety of shops, selection of great places to eat, as well as the Endla Theatre and several relaxing town parks. Pärnu was the hometown of the grandparents of the famous poet Pushkin and a destination for Swedish kings. Leonardo Golf Village is located just few kilometers from the city centre. From this incredible vantage point, you and your family will be at the crossroads of a wide variety of dining, shopping, arts, and various outdoor activities.
Pärnu is a historical beautiful resort, a seaside city with a small harbor in the South-West of Estonia. It is easily accessible from Riga, Tallinn and St. Petersburg. The city is famous for its spa’s, shallow white sandy beaches and parks, and healing mud. One can take passenger ferries from Pärnu to reach numerous Estonian islands, or have a relaxing weekend in a hotel or thermal Spa of this heart-warming town.
The Summer Capital
Pärnu, a former Hanseatic town, is a West-Estonian city with well-established traditions. It holds the title of summer capital, for over ten years by now, being thus rich in cultural events, festivals, concerts and happenings. Pärnu is recognised for its health resorts and spas for privileged people, whose experience reaches over 170 years.
At the beginning of 2006, the World Health Organization designated Pärnu as a full member of the Healthy Cities Network. Essentially, it means the City of Pärnu wants to be a city promoting healthy lifestyles, ensuring good health for its residents and visitors.