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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Audaku Study and Nature Trail

Audaku Study and Nature Trail

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

The trail is 2.2 km long. You will find the natural communities characteristic of Western Saaremaa Highlands on the trail. There are different forest types, a low swamp that is rich in species and dif...


Eemu Windmill

Eemu Windmill

Architectural monuments | Muhu vald | (+372) 4548872

The windmill was opened to visitors on May 17th 1980. The predecessor of a windmill is a quern, which was first turned manually, then with the power of water and later also wind. Small farm windmills ...


Hiking to Vilsandi

Hiking to Vilsandi

Hikes and trips | Kihelkonna vald |

We will leave our cars at the top of the Kuusnõmme peninsula, where we will pack our backpacks and start our journey. As we find our way through the sea, we will cross the islets and once we reach Vil...


Tuhkana beach and recreation area

Tuhkana beach and recreation area

Beaches for swimmers and watercraft users | Leisi vald |

Tuhkana beach, in Northern Saaremaa, is one of the best places for swimming in Saaremaa. With a sandy shore 500 metres wide - the beach is unlike others in South Saaremaa in that you don't have to wal...


Hikes and trips | Muhu vald |

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Loona manor

Loona manor

Castles and manor houses | Kihelkonna vald | (+372) 4546510

Small Loona manor-house in Kihelkonna is a vivid example of a long and complex story of reaching it's present form. Oldest parts of the building date back to Middle Ages, the cellar uses battlements o...


St. Michael's Church in Kihelkonna

St. Michael's Church in Kihelkonna

Churches | Kihelkonna vald | (+372) 4546558

The church of Kihelkonna was built in the second half of 13th century. Initial church was without tower that was added to the church in the end of 19th century. Most impressive are the high domical he...


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...


By a boat to Vilsandi

By a boat to Vilsandi

Hikes and trips | Kihelkonna vald |

A historical cobblestone road runs from Kihelkonna to Papissaare harbour; a boat captain will take your group to Vilsandi from there. This is a time to enjoy the views and take photos. Then, you will ...


Nature tour in Soeginina

Nature tour in Soeginina

Hikes and trips | Kihelkonna vald |

An experienced nature guide takes you to a half day trip to the southernmost corner of the Vilsandi National Park. You will see and learn about the formation of the Baltic klint and the amazing fossil...


Mändjala beach

Mändjala beach

Beaches for swimmers and watercraft users | Lääne-Saare vald |

Mändjala beach is the southernmost beach in Estonia. If the sun becomes too intense or you get thirsty, a beach bar, beach chairs and hammocks hung between pine trees are waiting for you. After extens...


 Horse-riding at Tika Farm

Horse-riding at Tika Farm

Horse riding | Pöide vald |

Tika Farm gives you the chance to go horse-riding in nature accompanied by an guide who knows the area. Our horses take us to some beautiful beaches and along forest tracks, where we might even encoun...


Military Equipment Museum of Saaremaa

Military Equipment Museum of Saaremaa

Museums and galleries | Orissaare vald | (+372) 4545095

The Military Equipment Museum of Saaremaa is a growing visiting centre with an exposition of about 12,000 items introducing the war history of the 20th century in Saaremaa.  The goal of the museum i...


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...


Kuressaare Raegalerii

Kuressaare Raegalerii

Museums and galleries | Kuressaare | (+372) 4533266

Kuressaare Raegalerii is an art gallery whose exhibitions are aimed at introducing the art heritage of Estonia as well as professional and amateur art created in Saaremaa. You can learn about the buil...


A cycling trip on small roads in Western Saaremaa

A cycling trip on small roads in Western Saaremaa

Hikes and trips | Salme vald |

A cycling trip for clients of Toomalõuka Farm on rarely used roads in the immediate surroundings of the farm. The trip starts and ends on the farm and the track runs through places with beautiful natu...


Taaliku harbour and beach

Taaliku harbour and beach

Beaches for swimmers and watercraft users | Orissaare vald |

One side of the historical (1880 AD) Taaliku harbour is entirely used as a beach. The pier of the harbour, which was renovated in 2014, is powered and lit. The harbour is mainly used by local fisherme...


Kuressaare Kuursaal

Kuressaare Kuursaal

Architectural monuments | Kuressaare |

It is believed that a local pharmacist came up with the idea of building a Kuursaal (resort hall).  Construction took eight months, and it was officially opened on 11 June 1889. In the centre part, th...


Pritsumaja in Kuressaare

Pritsumaja in Kuressaare

Architectural monuments | Kuressaare | (+372) 4533120

An eye-catching former fire station stands by the Kuressaare town hall. It was built in 1911, except for the stone tower that was built for drying the hosepipes in 1958. Once the new modern depot was ...


Leisi Adventure Trail

Leisi Adventure Trail

Adventure parks | Leisi vald | (+372) 4573181

Leisi adventure trail awaits in the centre of Leisi, in a beautiful small pine forest. Many obstacles from different ropes, nets, and cables have been built between the trees (up to 150 cm from the gr...