Attractions

Saaremaa has always attracted holiday makers with its wildlife, history and friendly people. If you add some beautiful sandy beaches and joyful culture events, a memorable holiday is secured. The top 5 attractions in Saaremaa during recent years have been:

-    Kuressaare bishopric castle-fortification, telling with its rooms full of history a colourful story of the past of Saaremaa
-    Kaali meteorite crater, demonstrating the power and unpredictability of the nature  
-    Angla windmill hill and heritage culture centre, teaching us about ancient traditions and way of life  
-    Panga bluff, painting a picture of the Ice Age, crust uplift and ancient plant and insect fossils
-    Vilsandi National Park, allowing us to admire the beauty of wildlife in orchids, flocks of migrating birds and lighthouses.

In addition to traditional attractions, sunny hiking trails, galleries full of art, handicraft workshops, architecture full of history and wildlife are yours to discover.

 

     
Fortresses/strongholds, ancient sites
Castles and manor houses
Churches
Memorials and monuments
Architectural monuments
Ancient monuments
Lighthouses
Museums and galleries
National parks
Nature conservation areas
Nature sites
Hiking trails
Botanical gardens/parks
Zoos
Theme parks
Water parks
Excursions and guided tours
Workshops
Steam, raft, river saunas
Shopping centres and markets
Night clubs
Golf (excl. mini-golf)
Hunting
Nature watching
Hikes and trips
Water sports
Diving
Horse riding
Adventure and team games
Adventure parks
Sports
Beaches for swimmers and watercraft users
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Memorials and monuments | Torgu vald |

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Miku Forest Park

Miku Forest Park

Theme parks | Kihelkonna vald |

Everyone is welcome year round to the Miku Forest Park in Saaremaa, in the centre of Vilsandi National Park near Loona manor. In Miku Forest Park you can learn about plants in Saaremaa, how the forest...


Muhu Ostrich Farm

Muhu Ostrich Farm

Nature watching | Muhu vald | (+372) 4528148

Ostrich keeping began here on Laasu Farm in 1999. In addition to ostriches, the farm also raises emus who are renowned for their red meat and valuable fat, which is used for cosmetic products and food...


Hike to Katri cliff

Hike to Katri cliff

Excursions and guided tours | Lääne-Saare vald |

The hike is about a 5 km walk in nature, which involves crossing stone fences and making our way through the Pussa Bay. Once we reach the Katri cliff, the team from Pilguse Manor will serve hot food p...


Kayak trip from Abruka to Allirahu

Kayak trip from Abruka to Allirahu

Hikes and trips | Kuressaare | (+372) 56942920

The trip from Abruka to Allirahu feels like you have ended up in a time machine. The last time the Abruka broad-leaved forest grew in Estonia was 5,000 years ago. Allirahu, which is in the midst of th...


GoodKaarma soap factory

GoodKaarma soap factory

Workshops | Lääne-Saare vald |

GoodKaarma is a unique eco-farm which makes organic soaps. In the summer, the doors of the soap factory of our farm are open to everyone. Our outdoor café offers drinks and cakes, while our gift shop ...


Angla Heritage Culture Centre

Angla Heritage Culture Centre

Museums and galleries | Leisi vald |

One of the key elements of the Angla Windmill Hill complex is the Angla Heritage Culture Centre, which was opened in summer 2011. One of the materials used in its construction was local stone thought ...


Harilaiu hiking trails

Harilaiu hiking trails

Hikes and trips | Kihelkonna vald | (+372) 4546880

Harilaiu Peninsula is the most beautiful and ancient part of Vilsandi National Park. It has been a protected area for fauna, flora and geology since 1924. Harilaiu hiking trail starts from the car par...


Civic Theatre, Kuressaare

Civic Theatre, Kuressaare

Architectural monuments | Kuressaare | (+372) 4533555

Kuressaare's Civic Theatre, which is thought to have been constructed in the early 19th century, has previously played host to the Estonian Society and was also the summer home of the Secret Adviser o...


Exhibition halls of Kuressaare Cultural Centre

Exhibition halls of Kuressaare Cultural Centre

Museums and galleries | Kuressaare | (+372) 4520700

The main hall and spacious foyers of the Cultural Centre are used for exhibitions of art, handicrafts and cultural history....


Viidumäe Study and Nature Trail

Viidumäe Study and Nature Trail

Hikes and trips | Lääne-Saare vald | (+372) 4546880

The trail is 1.5 km long. You can see the ancient coastal terrace of Saaremaa and forest communities.  It starts in the car park by the centre of Viidumäe Nature Conservation Area....


Hallikivi Adventure Park

Hallikivi Adventure Park

Adventure parks | Lääne-Saare vald | (+372) 4526627

Looking for an exciting active vacation option with family or friends? Want to put yourself to the test and flex your muscle? Hallikivi Adventure Park is the perfect place, offering outdoor recreation...


Architectural monuments | Muhu vald |

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Kuressaare Weighhouse

Kuressaare Weighhouse

Architectural monuments | Kuressaare |

The idea of Kuressaare Weighhouse comes from Swedish statesman Magnus Gabriel de la Gardie who ruled Saaremaa in 1648-1654. The building was finished in 1663, it is a baroque style building decorated ...


Teeääre Stables

Teeääre Stables

Horse riding | Salme vald |

Our horses help you explore the wonderful Sõrve Säär peninsula. We offer various riding services: - a horseback hike; horse is led by hand - €5 per 10 minutes - 1 hour forest hike - €25 - regular rid...


Hotel Saaremaa Thalasso Spa tennis court

Hotel Saaremaa Thalasso Spa tennis court

Sports | Lääne-Saare vald | (+372) 4544100

Overlooking a sandy beach in the midst of a pristine natural environment removed from the hubbub of the city, Saaremaa Thalasso Spa Hotel is like a hidden treasure. In addition to spa treatments, the ...


Koguva Fishing Museum

Koguva Fishing Museum

Museums and galleries | Muhu vald |

In 2012, a unique fishing museum was opened in the fishnet shed at the Port of Koguva. All the exhibits are from the farms in the Koguva village, especially from the Tõnise farm, whose owner refused t...


Üügu bluff

Üügu bluff

Nature sites | Muhu vald |

The north-eastern coast is hemmed in with smaller and bigger bluffs. The ca. 300 m long Üügu bluff is the most representative among them. The bluff in located somewhat inland from the shore but the se...


Saaremaa Veski

Saaremaa Veski

Architectural monuments | Kuressaare | (+372) 4533776

The mill was constructed in 1899 on the location of the Kuressaare First Apostolic Orthodox Church. The windmill was operational until 1941. After the war, it was used as a storage and the living quar...


Jööri village museum

Jööri village museum

Museums and galleries | Valjala vald |

This museum is to be found in the village of Jööri, in the centre of the island of Saaremaa. Located on Madise farm, it has exhibitions and displays of farm architecture, tools and household items fro...