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Although you need to take a ferry to Saaremaa and pay for the ferry tickets, this money has not been spent in vain. A holiday on the island gives you an experience to remember and you do not need to spend a lot for it.
Most of the attractions of Saaremaa are free of charge to enjoy. At the Kaali meteorite crater you can look at the results of the power of a meteorite. Next to beautiful views, Panga bluff allows discovering millions of years old interesting fossils. Hiking trails in pine forests allow meeting wild animals, if you are lucky enough, and wild orchids are in the meadows for you to admire.
Also quite a number of culture events require no extra expenses. Throughout summer, it is possible to enjoy folk music and dances at Veski Tavern every Thursday night. Sunday evenings are for summer music concerts in the castle park. Live music fills summer nights in cafés and restaurants.
Accommodation places vary by price and quality. In case your expectations are not very high, it is possible to find a place at a really reasonable price. The cheapest beds in the hostels of Kuressaare are between 10 and 15 euros.The camping sites of the State Forest Management Centre are free of charge for everyone.
Saaremaa Turismiinfokeskus, Tallinna 2, Kuressaare. Tel. +372 45 33 120, e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org