The Seto people, who reside in Southeast Estonia and Northwest Russia, are a respected and beloved ethnic and linguistic minority. Their rich vocal heritage, traditional villages, and delectable cuisine are admired by many.

Due to their location, religion, and heritage, Seto culture is often seen as existing between two worlds. If you’re interested in exploring European indigenous culture, visit Seto traditional villages in the southeastern border of Estonia. Throughout history, the Setos have maintained strong ties to their traditional roots and possess a unique lifestyle, complete with their own language and clothing customs. The Setos, famous for their ancient polyphonic singing tradition, still thrive among younger and older generations. During your time in Setomaa, remember to try their homemade pies, lake fish, and dairy products.

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