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Should you feel exhausted and tired of city life, take a chance to get away and spend a wonderful day at the Jõulumäe Recreation Centre. It is a scenic place just close by: drive 24 km away from Pärnu along
the Riga Road, then turn left at Metsaküla and carry on for about 3 km,
you cannot miss it!

Jõulumäe

The Recreation Centre is situated in the northern part of the Tolkuse -Rannametsa bog and dune area, and the Tolkuse bog near Võiste and Uulu is one of the most unique landscapes even beyond the borders of Estonia.

Pure nature!

It is the only bog of peripherally oligotrophic development process in the Baltic countries. Heather pads, Iceland and reindeer moss and music have been found in the pinewoods on the dunes. The total of 21 species of surface
moss have been found here, not to speak of crowberries, bearberries, cowberries, bilberries, common trientale, common cowwheat, interrupted clu moss, bog
whortleberries, etc.

Each year, traditional health days in 10 – 12 sports are arranged at the Jõulumäe Recreation Centre. In autumn, 10 – km race in the woods and in winter 30 km Jõulumäe ski race are the most popular events.

Apart from that there is Jõulumäe Dwarf Project with a variety of events and the process of constructing the Dwarfland has been initiated. The World Health Calendar includes Jõulumäe walking and ski events.

The Recreation Centre has become a favorite spot for conventions and reunions. Several song festivals of Pärnu County have been held here. Numerous meetings
and seminars as well as the functions of the Government of the Republic of Estonia are frequently hosted here.

The territory of the Jõulumäe Recreation Centre, which has been developed into a forest park, is about 2.5 square kilometeres. One can enjoy the singing of birds in spring,
pick loads of bilberries and cowberries in summer, and every basket will be full ofmushrooms in autumn.

When coming from Pärnu along the Riga Road, one will find the Jõulumäe Recreation Centre on the left of Metsaküla, and the birthplace of Konstantin Päts, the first Estonian President, on the right.

Anyone can find a suitable way to relax and go in for sports at the Recration Centre. Enjoy the company of your family or friends and spend a pleasant weekend or holiday at the Jõulumäe Recreation Centre: nice memories of the time together are guaranteed.