Welcome to Rakvere

The city loudly celebrates its connection to Estonia's most famous son, composer Arvo Pärt, who moved here as a child. However, it's also known for a more unusual musical tradition, the Estonian Punk Song Festival (www.punklaulupidu.ee). Started as a protest against the conservatism of the national festival, it’s held every three or four years and was last staged in August 2015. You just haven’t lived until you’ve heard Anarchy in the UK sung by a heavily accented mass choir sporting novelty technicolour mohawks!

Top experiences in Rakvere

Amazing hotels and hostels

We've pre-picked the best hotels, hostels and bed and breakfasts to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.