Estonia – All you need is a roof over your head, but a proper one.

Preserving traditional culture and skills by building sustainable cottages to attract tourists.

Keywords: Stakeholder involvement; Intangible heritage; Resident engagement and feedback; Promoting local tourism employment; Rural tourism; Baltic sea; Island destination; Innovative accommodation; Portable smart houses; Repurposing of natural resources; Traditional method; Roof building; Log house building; Education program; Capacity building

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Sustainability Recognitions


Hiiumaa Island also received Green Destinations Award – Silver