The venue for the conference & seminars day - 11-12 April is located at the Estonian National Museum (also known as ERM) Muuseumi tee 2, Tartu.
It’s a short walk from the city center, upwards on Roosi Street. 

You can also arrive by public transport (bus number 7) at the stop named ERM.

You can also grab a cab from the street or use the Bolt app.

NB! Please note that access to the festival area is from the wardrobe entrance, not from the A and B entrances. There’ll be signs guiding you to the right place.

How to get there

✈️ By plane: you can check connecting flights to Tartu, Tallinn, and Riga airports and use shuttle transport or rentals to arrive in Tartu.

🚙 By car: a pleasant ride from Tallinn and Riga with a rental car gives you the freedom to experience Estonian culture and nature first-hand. For inspiration on the must-see sights, you can check out the Visit Estonia or Visit Tartu sites.

🚆 By train: trains run 12 times a day from Tallinn. Fast, comfortable trains (with WiFi) take you to your destination in around 2 hours. Schedules and tickets are on the Elron page.

🚌 By bus: comfortable buses depart frequently from Estonia's major cities. Find schedules and tickets on the  Tpilet or Lux Express pages.

Lux Express has granted a 10% discount for the traveling period of 10.04–13.04 with the code "refresh24". The discount applies to Standard and Relax seats on the following routes: 

Tallinn – Tartu
Pärnu – Tartu
Narva – Tartu
Võru – Tartu
Riga – Tartu 

Important reminders about the discount:

  • Campaign tickets cannot be refunded.
  • When changing a campaign ticket, the passenger must pay the price difference between the original and the new ticket if the price of the new ticket in the sales system is higher at the time of modification. 
  • Campaign tickets cannot be exchanged for other discounted class tickets.
  • Campaign tickets are valid in both the Standard and Lounge areas.
  • Campaign tickets can only be purchased through Lux Express ticketing system - on the website or mobile application (available on the App Store and Google Play).


To make your stay in Tartu more comfortable, some local hotels are offering a special discount for all Refresh visitors on April 11–12!

SOHO Hotel

Located in the centre of Tartu, SOHO is a hub, bringing together anyone from family and friends to various other groups of visitors for a truly memorable time. Guests can also stay overnight in one of their 59 rooms and dine in style. SOHO is ideal for anyone who loves a great location where restaurants, cafes, entertainment, and shopping are within walking distance.

  1. Double Room: 85 €/night
  2. Single Room: 75 €/night

Prices include breakfast in buffet restaurant. Parking in a parking lot for 10€/night (-33%).

To receive the discount, use code "Refresh" when making your reservation via email: sales@hotellsoho.ee

Art Hotel Pallas

Estonia’s one and only art hotel, a hub of creativity and comfort, was opened in 1999 and thoroughly renovated in the spring of 2020 under the guidance of architect Ville Lausmäe. The interior inspired by the artists of the Pallas art school takes you on an artistic journey, leaving your body and soul invigorated and well-rested at the same time.

  1. Single Room: 80 €/night
  2. Double Room: 85 €/night
  3. Premium Room: 115 €/night

The price includes breakfast and a Wi-Fi connection.

To receive the discount, use code "Refresh" when making your reservation via email: pallas@tartuhotels.ee

Hotel Dorpat

Hotel Dorpat is in the center of Tartu, in the middle of the main business area. The hotel is also an easy stroll from the Old Town and major shopping centres. Many rooms enjoy views over the city or the Emajõgi River — scenes of Tartu you’ll never forget!

  1. Standard Single Room: 64 €/night
  2. Standard Double Room: 75 €/night

Prices include VAT and a buffet breakfast.

To receive the discount, use code "Refresh" when making your reservation via email: info@dorpat.ee

Hotel Lydia

Hotel Lydia, which blends the atmosphere of the Old Town with architecture that is every inch contemporary, welcomes guests on the slope of Toomemägi Hill, just behind Tartu’s Town Hall Square. Hotel Lydia is a 4-star superior hotel in Tartu that has 70 rooms, a spa lounge offering a variety of saunas and other relaxation options, a fitness club, the Hõlm restaurant, and an event centre with cutting-edge sound, lighting, and video solutions.

  1. Classic Single Room: 100 €/night
  2. Classic Double Room: 120 €/night

Prices include VAT, buffet breakfast at the Hõlm restaurant, and access to the spa.

To receive the discount, use code "Refresh" when making your reservation via email: sales@lydia.ee

Hotel Sophia

Hotel Sophia was created with the wish to offer an excellent hotel experience at a reasonable price. They aim to offer our guests more than simply accommodation, be it a holiday, business trip, or conference trip. Therefore, we have combined innovative ideas and thoughts inspired by a smart and active lifestyle.

  1. Single Room: 78 €/night 
  2. Double Room: 85 €/night 

The price includes breakfast, a Wi-Fi connection, and free parking.

To receive the discount, use code "Refresh" when making your reservation via email: Sophia@tartuhotels.ee