Program

Wednesday, August 22, 2024

8.00 Departure from Riga to Pärnu, by bus

10.30 Arrival in Pärnu. Snack break and check-in at Hedon Spa Hotel.

This unique retreat offers a relaxing getaway blending historical charm with modern luxury. It’s also a perfect venue for hosting events. The hotel features two seminar rooms accommodating up to 70 guests in theatre style. Guests can unwind in the modern spa and indulge in exquisite dining at the Akord grill restaurant with a terrace or the Raimond restaurant, highlighted in the White Guide. Rooms feature private balconies, with premium options boasting stunning beach views.

11.10-13.00 Guided city tour on bikes with visits to the following hotels:

11.15-11.45 Rannahotell Hotel

The Rannahotell Hotel boasts modern conference rooms that can accommodate up to 100 people in a theater style, equipped with all the necessary facilities. Built in 1937 by architect Olev Siinmaa, this beautifully renovated gem captures the glamor of the 1930s. The hotel’s restaurant, ranked 12th in the Baltic States by the White Guide in 2019, serves world-class Nordic cuisine. With 55 rooms, including 11 spacious suites, two exclusive suites offer panoramic views of Pärnu Bay. Enjoy a la carte dining and breathtaking sea views from the summer terrace.

11.55-12.25 Estonia Resort Hotel & Spa

Estonia Resort Hotel & Spa, inspired by Estonian nature and traditions, is also a premier event destination. The largest hall can accommodate up to 300 guests, making it ideal for large conferences and corporate events. High-tech solutions and an excellent seaside location ensure every event is unique and memorable. Freshly renovated, the NOOT restaurant offers culinary delights for up to 200 guests.

12.35-13.05 Rosenplänter Boutique Hotel

Located in the heart of Pärnu’s old town, the Rosenplänter Boutique Hotel is a private, luxurious haven with 13 uniquely designed rooms. Combining high design with historical ambiance, this cozy hotel offers a visual delight for its guests. Along with the Hotel, Café Pastoraat coexists in this renewed building. Chef Siiri Aasma has put her whole heart into the kitchen to ensure that every guest leaves richer with a memorable experience.

13.15-14.45 Lunch at Villa Ammende terrace

Villa Ammende is a true Art Nouveau paradise, catering to both vacationers and those seeking a productive work environment. It includes 7 different halls and salons, with 3 ideal for seminars. During warmer months, the spacious garden and terrace offer additional event spaces. The restaurant is renowned for its exquisite cuisine and impeccable service, catering to every wish.

15.00-16:30 T-shirt workshop at Black Giraffe gift shop

Black Giraffe studio is known for its quirky and fun t-shirts and hoodies. The studio offers a delightful experience with their t-shirt workshops, where you can unleash your creativity. What’s even better is that they can bring the workshop to you. Imagine designing your own t-shirts right in your office, at a festive Christmas party, during a summer event, or even at a birthday celebration.

16.45-18.45 Free time and the opportunity to enjoy The Silent spa

After a busy day of exploring, rejuvenate at The Silent Spa, located at the Hedon Spa Hotel. Designed for tranquility and self-reflection, it offers a serene escape. The spa ritual, lasting up to three hours, allows you to fully immerse yourself in the calming environment, utilizing both the Silent Spa area and the bathing area. It’s also strictly reserved for visitors aged 14 and above.

19.00-21.30 Sunset picnic dinner cruise with catamaran La Boheme on Pärnu Bay

Spacious catamaran La Boheme is also an ideal venue for corporate events, including meetings, seminars, and training courses, combining functionality with a stunning backdrop. The catamaran can accommodate up to 20 guests and is well-equipped with a galley, several cabins, four bathrooms, and a comfortable lounge. The outer deck offers ample seating and sunbathing areas, and can be fully enclosed in case of poor weather. 

Thursday, August 23, 2024

7.00-7.30 Sunrise yoga at the hotel

8.30 Check-out and departure from the hotel

8.40-9.10 Visit to Hestia Hotel Strand

The largest conference hotel in Pärnu, Hestia Hotel Strand, features eight conference rooms, with the largest accommodating up to 500 people in a theatre-style. The hotel offers 187 rooms, many with beautiful sea views, and a relaxing water and sauna spa. Delegates can unwind in the wellness spa or enjoy a meal at the Strand restaurant after meetings. The hotel proudly holds the Green Key eco-labeland The Focus Hestia label, guiding guests towards environmentally friendly choices.

9.20-9.50 Visit to  Pärnu Concert Hall

Pärnu Concert Hall plays an important role in the city’s cultural life and is one of the largest event venues in Pärnu. The hall features two spaces with excellent acoustics, suitable for various events ranging from chamber concerts to large orchestras, scientific conferences, and banquets. The building also houses a gallery, café, music school, and shop, making it lively throughout the day. Its glass façade is particularly impressive when illuminated at night.

10.15-10.45 Porsche Ring – the only racing circuit in Estonia

Porsche Ring is the only closed circuit in Estonia meant for racing cars and motorcycles. It offers a variety of exciting experiences for both individuals and groups – it is possible to race on four tracks with different lengths and shapes. The longest of them is 3.2 kilometres.

Today, Porsche Ring is the most modern racing complex in North Europe and it has been issued an FIA Grade 4 licence.

11.00-12.00 Visit and wine tasting at Valgeranna Veinitall

Valgeranna Veinitall is an old manor-era horse arena, where you can find the production of Mamm & Frukt craft wines and a visitor centre. As part of the educational and entertaining programme, up to five different wines can be tasted, starting with a light sparkling wine, and ending with the classic Raspberry Wine. You can also taste the award-winning Estonian grappa!

 12.30-14.30 Visit to Pärnu Bay Golf Links and lunch at restaurant Eagle

Pärnu Bay Golf Links features an 18-hole course and five par-3 tracks. The impressive clubhouse by the sea includes saunas, a golf equipment shop, and a lounge café. The Golf Restaurant Eagle, located on the second floor, serves Nordic interpretations of modern European flavors and is an ideal venue for special events, accommodating up to 300 people. The lounge bar offers quick and refreshing meals by a fireplace.

 14.30 Departure from Pärnu to Riga

17.00 Arrival to Riga

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Please click here to fill in an application. Registration will remain open until July 1st, 2024, but only 10 spots are available.

Please note that registration is not an automatic approval. We will review all registrations and will reconfirm based on the information provided.  Preference will be given to planners who have a potential meeting / business event to be hosted Estonia. 

Terms of Attendance

  • This fam trip is fully hosted by Visit Estonia / Enterprise Estonia,  including return flight tickets in economy class, accommodation, meals, transfers and the ground programme.
  • Travel to and from the departure airport, travel insurance and extras are not included (mini bar, telephone calls, etc.)
  • It is the participant’s own responsibility to arrange travel insurance that sufficiently covers the whole period of the fam trip.
  • Due to the limited number of places, only one representative of each company can participate in the fam trip. For the same reason, accompanying persons cannot be accepted.
  • Please note that completion and submission of this qualification form do not automatically guarantee a place at our familiarisation trip. We will acknowledge your application, and shortly after confirm, if you have secured a place on the fam trip.
  • We reserve the right to change or modify the programme

Further Information

For any additional inquiries or information, please feel free to reach out to us via email info@ecb.ee.