Kassinurme campfire site

Kassinurme campfire site is at Vaiga-Kassinurme hillfort. The site is one of the oldest sacred places in Estonia. This is the favourite place for history lovers, where ancient war games are organised, old folk customs are revived and holidays of the folk calendar are celebrated. A fragment of the ancient fort has been restored, there are several information boards.
Phone+372 676 7030
Type of objectCampfire site
Parking facilitiesIt is not possible to drive right to the campfire site. Parking area for max 100 cars is in front of the entrance to the former hill fort.
AmenitiesTable and benches with shelter, fire rings, firewood shelter and dry toilet, restored fragment of the ancient hill fort.
Camping facilities Tent camping is allowed on the entire territory of the hill fort.
Outdoor fireplace yes
Campfire site yes
Water There is a pond in the area where you can take non-potable water.
Hiking options The campfire site is on the RMK Peraküla-Aegviidu-Ähijärve hiking route. Visitors can also walk the Kassinurme nature trails.
Additional information
RestrictionsCamping and making campfire is allowed in designated places only. The campfire sites are located in the limited management zone of Kassinurme Hill Fort protection area.
Additional information from the Environmental Board: +372 662 5999, info@keskkonnaamet.ee.
LocationPatjala Village, Jõgeva Municipality, Jõgeva County
Driving directionsOn Tartu-Jõgeva Road (no. 39) drive 7.5 km towards Tartu and turn left. After crossing the railway turn left (follow the sigm "Kassinurme linnamäed"), drive 1.2 km, turn right and after 200 m you arrive at the parking area. The campfire sites are in the territory of the hill fort.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.700794
longitude: 26.452966
L-EST 97 x: 6509388.1 y: 642164.8