Want to see more of Estonia than cities like Tallinn and Tartu? Not far from Tartu you’ll find the region of Peipsi. Located on the west coast of Lake Peipus, also called Lake Peipsi, the largest lake of Estonia, which also borders Russia. Via the Onion Route, you travel past small villages, get to know the culture and traditions of the Old Believers, a group of Eastern Orthodox Christians, and enjoy specialties such as smoked fish, onion cake, tea and locally produced wines. In this article you will read more about the Peipsi region, the Onion Route and why it is worth visiting this region when you are in South Estonia.