Rakvere, a town of around 15,000 inhabitants is located in East Estonia. It draws in visitors with its impressive 13th century castle ruins, contemporary town square and spa culture. One of Rakvere’s landmarks is its Tarvas statue of an aurochs, one of the largest animal statue in the Baltic countries.
Located close to the scenic coast and picturesque Lahemaa national park, Rakvere is the perfect destination if you’re looking for urban comforts in a rural setting. Rakvere is also an attractive and rapidly developing town with an alternative edge, being the host of a range of quirky punk music events and festivals.
Rakvere is home to a vocational school that provides education to approximately 1,200 students.