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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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...


Memorials and monuments | Torgu vald |

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Vilsandi National Park and RMK information point

Vilsandi National Park and RMK information point

National parks | Kihelkonna vald | (+372) 4546880

Vilsandi is the oldest nature protection area in the Baltics, created in 1910, and reorganised as the Vilsandi National Park in 1993. There are over a hundred islands with lots of birds at the Vilsand...


Sõrve Military Museum

Sõrve Military Museum

Museums and galleries | Torgu vald |

Sõrve Military Museum is at the very end of Sõrve peninsula, in former Border Guard barracks. Founded in order to preserve and promote local history, this modest museum showcases local life and has di...


Arensburg Boutique Hotel & Spa Pool and Sauna Centre

Arensburg Boutique Hotel & Spa Pool and Sauna Centre

Water parks | Kuressaare | (+372) 4524710

Our small spa is unique due to its cosiness and privacy. The spa offers a variety of treatments and massages for women, men, children and teenagers and a wide selection of different baths. We use 100%...


Saare Golf

Saare Golf

Golf (excl. mini-golf) | Kuressaare | (+372) 4533502

This 18-hole golf course was designed by renowned Finnish golf architect Lassi Pekka Tilander. His aim was to create a championship-type golf course suited to hosting international tournaments. Up to ...


K-Park adventure park in Kuressaare

K-Park adventure park in Kuressaare

Adventure parks | Kuressaare |

Are you looking for a thrilling adventure with your family and friends or new challenges in fresh air and heights? If this peaked your interest, you should come to K-Park! There are five different t...


Koigi bog

Koigi bog

Hikes and trips | Pöide vald | (+372) 6767521

The area of Koigi swamps is 3980 ha and it is the biggest peer in the whole Western Estonia archipelago. Swamp has diversified and interesting nature where live several nature rarities. Defined are 35...


Panga Cliff

Panga Cliff

Nature sites | Mustjala vald | (+372) 53088667

The Panga Cliff stands, stark in colour, at a maximum height of 21.3 m, and runs for about 2.5 km! A vast slate, as all cliffs of Saaremaa are, wall reaching straight up from the surrounding beach, 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 ...


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 ...


Kuressaare beach

Kuressaare beach

Beaches for swimmers and watercraft users | Kuressaare |

Kuressaare beach is one of the warmest sandy beaches in Estonia. Thanks to its low water level and the fact that the bay warms quickly, it is perfect for families with small children. The beach has i...


Jämaja Church

Jämaja Church

Churches | Torgu vald | (+372) 4570536

This church is thought to have stood in Jämaja since the 13th century, although nothing remains today of the original building. The church we see today, in Historicist style, was constructed in the se...


Seal-watching tour by boat

Seal-watching tour by boat

Hikes and trips | Kihelkonna vald |

An exclusive boat trip to watch seals at the western-most tip of Vilsandi National Park. The trip begins in Kihelkonna, where you will receive an introduction to the topic. A 3 km well-preserved hist...


Hikes and trips | Muhu vald | (+372) 56619193

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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...


Viidumäe ecological reserve

Viidumäe ecological reserve

Nature conservation areas | Lääne-Saare vald | (+372) 4579737

The ecological reserve was established in 1957. The area of the ecological reserve constitutes 1873 ha. Different forest types can be seen here, from swamp forests to high pine forests. The Burgundy s...


Kuressaare Sport Centre

Kuressaare Sport Centre

Sports | Kuressaare | (+372) 4520375

The Sport Centre has three full sized basketball courts where you can also play volleyball, floor hockey and indoor football. The Sport Centre also has a athletics hall with two tennis courts, a weigh...


Tihuse horse-riding & farmstead stay

Tihuse horse-riding & farmstead stay

Horse riding | Muhu vald |

Offering a wide selection of horseback and carriage trips, this expedition gives visitors the chance to take an Estonian horse out for a ride through the nature of the lovely island of Muhu. Childre...


Harilaid

Harilaid

Nature sites | Kihelkonna vald |

Harilaid islet has a truly unique elongated trapeze shape that is defined by waved boundaries that line the islet from its South-East to North-West points. A low plain, its highest elevation does not ...