Saaremaa attractions

Saaremaa has always attracted its guests with our wildlife, history and friendly people. Add some beautiful sandy beaches and joyful culture events for a truly memorable holiday. The top 6 Saaremaa attractions throughout the years have been:

 

  • Kuressaare bishopric castle-fortification, telling a colourful story of the past of Saaremaa with its rooms full of history. Today the castle houses the Saaremaa Museum.
  • Kaali meteorite crater, demonstrating the power and unpredictability of the nature. The approximate time of Kaali meteorite fall is 7500-7600 years ago. Meteorite fall caused big damages on already inhabited Saaremaa, it could be compared to explosion of atomic bomb.
  • Angla windmill hill and heritage culture centre, teaching us about ancient traditions and way of life. Four out of the five windmills on Angla Windmill mount are typical trestle windmills characteristic of the island of Saaremaa. A slightly taller windmill is Dutch-style windmill. At Angla heritage cultural centre you can take part of number of workshops - trying your hand at pottery, felting, bread-making and more.
  • Panga bluff, painting a picture of the Ice Age, crust uplift and ancient plant and insect fossils. Panga cliff is the highest bedrock outcrop in western Estonia and its islands.
  • Vilsandi National Park, allowing us to admire the beauty of wildlife in orchids, flocks of migrating birds and lighthouses. Vilsandi is the oldest nature protection area in the Baltics, founded as a bird reserve in 1910.
  • Sääre lighthouse, which is the highest with it’s 52 meters in the Baltic Sea, guarantees a beautiful view to the surroundings from the viewing platform
Top attractions in Kuressaare
Top attractions on Saaremaa

In addition to traditional attractions...

... sunny hiking trails, galleries full of art, handicraft workshops, architecture full of history and unspoiled wildlife are yours to discover. For more inspiration read our travel magazine Visit Saaremaa online here. From the magazine you will find inspiration for where to go and what to do, what to eat on the island. You can read about local folk clothing and bonnets (tanud) and about the convent at Reomäe. Saaremaa waits to be discovered!

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 hewn arcs with relief keystones. South of the church You will see distinct bell tower - campanile. Interesting to know: The tower of Kihelkonna church was initially used also as lighthouse. The altar wall and pulpit are the oldest in Estonia. The campanile of the church is the only such kind of building in the whole Estonia.
Kiriku tänav , Kihelkonna alevik, Saaremaa vald, 93401
Come and enjoy an active vacation on the artificial sports court at Pidula Forell Holiday Village. The illuminated court is full sized and it is possible to play tennis, basketball, football, volleyball, and badminton there. Organise a sports tournament or a sports day with your friends or family. Right next to the court, there is a tennis house with a toilet as well as washing and dressing rooms. A visit to the sauna in the evening is a perfect ending to a day of tennis. We also rent tennis equipment! Guests of the holiday house can use the court for free by booking it beforehand. Prices: - tennis court rent – 6 euros per h; - racket rent – 4 euros for up to 2 h; - a box of tennis balls – 12 euros.
Kallaste küla, Saaremaa vald, 93462
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 to join a collective farm and kept the doors of his barns locked, so that the property was not taken to a collective farm. The unique interior of the fishnet shed also offers the opportunity to enjoy the menu of the café at the Port of Koguva.
Koguva küla, Muhu vald, 94724
Vilsandi Lighthouse was built in 1809. The important lighthouse was renovated several times, the most recent extensive repairs were done in 1957 and the lighthouse has not changed since. The period from 1910 to 1941, when the lighthouse was managed by Mr Artur Toom, was one of the most interesting in the history of Vilsandi Lighthouse. He established the Vaika Bird Protection Area, which grew into Vilsandi National Park. Interesting facts: • The height of Vilsandi Lighthouse from its foot is 37 metres and it is 40 metres above sea level. • Visibility from Vilsandi Lighthouse is 18 nautical miles.
Vilsandi küla, Saaremaa vald, 93421
Muhu Church has been mentioned in chronicles since 1267. The church is a beautiful building in early Gothic style. The interior of Muhu Church boasts high ceilings with high domical arches and cross vaults in the choir section. Fragments of murals that date back to the 1330s have been preserved on the northern and eastern walls of the church’s choir room. You can see a rare trapeze-shaped grave plate from the 12th or the 13th century in the church wall above the door leading to the staircase. Interesting facts: Muhu Church is one of the rural churches with the most beautiful proportions in Estonia. The pulpit of Muhu Church is one of the oldest in Saare County. The church has also been used as a defence facility.
Liiva küla, Muhu vald, 94701
The cold-process method is a professional technique we use to make GoodKaarma soaps. The workshop will introduce the techniques of soapmaking and teach about the characteristics of different essential oils, herbs, and spices. In front of you and with your help, we will make a full pot of soap. We will offer you an interesting experience of our home business and additionally, you will learn to make soap on your own.
Kuke küla, Saaremaa vald, 93734
Kuressaare 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 of St Petersburg. With a history rich in tradition, the building was given a new lease on life in the early 1990s when cultural figures from the island of Saaremaa were once again gripped by the utopian idea of restoring the theatre. And today that's what we have once more - Kuressaare Theatre, in its very own building!
Tallinna tänav 20, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93819
Want to try riding a SUP board? Villa Kuus Sõlme, located in Kuressaare near the Port of Roomassaare, rents SUP boards for the whole day or for a longer period. You can take the board with you to the place of your choice – the beach, the lake, or the river. The beach next to our villa is also suitable for paddle boarding. We have three boards to rent. The set includes: SUP board, oar, safety leash, pump, life jacket, and backpack for convenient transport. Within the city of Kuressaare, we will bring the SUP board to the agreed place.
Roomassaare tee 7, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93815
At the activity centre, you can spend some lovely time, take a step back in time (for a couple of hundred years), and try everything out on your own. The building, which is nearly 200 years old, includes a hall of guns and armour, a medieval torture chamber, an ancient clothing showroom, and an artisan's workshop. In the courtyard, you can try shooting a bow or a crossbow, pet rabbits, see a water wheel with a unique area for water games, a ballista, a smithy, visit an area for woodwork, try coin minting, play other skill and mind games, and much more. But let us leave that for you to discover. It is possible to organise celebrations and events for groups outside the opening hours of the centre at an agreed price.
Garnisoni tänav , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93811
The science theatre takes you to a kind of a magic world filled with incredible experiments. If we did not explain the experiments, you would probably think you are seeing real wizards. In fact, it is chemistry that is full of colours, fumes, fires, and bangs. We provide fun and understandable explanations and a carefully planned selection of experiments. We also involve spectators in the tests so you will remember the visit for a long time. The Science Theatre is usually located at the Medieval Activity Centre Archebald, but we can also come to a place of your choice.
Garnisoni tänav , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93811
Angla Heritage Culture Centre offers five different workshops which have been named after the windmills located next to the centre. Masters teach old techniques at Rein’s clay workshop (ceramics), Tedre’s jewellery and blacksmith workshop, Lause’s creative workshop, Viita’s wool workshop, and Vilidu’s felt workshop. Additionally, there is Angla’s musical instrument and wood workshop and a workshop for eating home-baked bread with a handicraft pantry. Please book a time in advance to participate in the workshops. Each workshop lasts for about 1.5 hours.
Angla küla, Saaremaa vald, 94244
The earlier history of the manor begins in the sixteenth century. In the end of the seventeenth century, an orchard was created in addition to the wooden mansion and other manor buildings. By the middle of the nineteenth century, the number of peasants had risen up to two hundred. The lawn in front of the main building is framed by two rows of imposing stone outbuildings. Good to know: It is most likely that the stable and carriage shed were built first. The manor had its own windmill, lime kiln, and brickfield. Today, the mansion is occupied by the luxurious SPA hotel. Restaurant Alexander, which has been awarded several titles, offers the best food in the most central and honourable place of the manor house.
Pädaste küla, Muhu vald, 94716
Make your own personal soap in the GoodKaarma soap factory. This workshop has been recognised with the Genuine and Interesting Estonia (EHE) label and it is truly enjoyable and suitable for families. Participants will get a thorough overview of the soap-making process and learn about a wide range of essential oils. They will also be able to take their soap with them. We will use production residues of cold-process soaps, which do not contain chemicals. The entire process is safe and fun for both children and adults.
Kuke küla, Saaremaa vald, 93734
At the Kalev Chocolate Store in Kuressaare you'll find a wide range of Kalev treats, including hand-made chocolates and marzipan.
Lossi tänav 1, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93819
The idea of the memorial comes from the Abal Order, stating that land had started to emerge from the sea after a number of catastrophes, taking place approximately 20,000 years ago. Saaremaa - the Mother Island was among the first pieces of earth, emerging from the sea 12,000 years ago. Good to know: The Blesta Rock is dedicated to the "beautiful Northern goddess" Blesta.
Allikalahe küla, Saaremaa vald, 94435
The experience we offer at Pädaste Spa is all about achieving harmony of the senses. Well-being is ensured if all of your senses are brimming with positive energy, satisfaction and relaxation. The procedures we offer are based on local traditions dating back centuries, while all of the ingredients we use come from the untouched natural landscape of Muhu island.
Pädaste küla, Muhu vald, 94716
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 of Western Estonia and the islands are rather unique nature in the rural architecture; similar features can be noted in Scandinavia and Western Finland. Good to know: Although the windmills have lost their economic importance by today, the Eemu trestle windmill has remained the acknowledged symbol in Muhu, enriching the landscape and witnessing the tough work, done by our ancestors.
Linnuse küla, Muhu vald, 94727
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 second half of the 19th century. What makes it special is its proximity to the sea: the subject of its altar painting could only be found in a church where the sounds of the sea are heard through the window. Jämaja cemetery is located a little away from the church, practically on the beach. It is the only cemetery in Estonia this close to the water's edge.
Jämaja küla, Saaremaa vald, 93238
Surrounded by the most water-rich river on Saaremaa, several bays, and the sea, the dignified fishing village of Nasva is full of greenery and freshness. Piibutopsu Holiday Home in Nasva now offers a popular boat rental service for recreational fishermen and customers enjoying an active holiday. The selection includes compact and light rowing boats Kasse with all the necessary safety equipment!
Ülejõe tänav , Nasva alevik, Saaremaa vald, 93872
Saaremaa Art Studio is an art centre that combines a gallery, an art school, and a creative space. At the gallery that is located in the centre of Kuressaare, you can visit exhibitions of artists, buy the art of the best artists in Estonia in a pop-up shop, and take a look at the ceramics made on site. There are studios that can be rented for creative work and product presentations. The art school regularly organises art courses and events. The professional art teachers of the studio help you in organising an exciting and creative holiday. We also organise corporate events and art training sessions for groups.
Lossi tänav 5, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93819
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, the so-called White Hall, housed a restaurant, while the right wing was home to a summer theatre and the left wing was used for a kitchen area and offices. The theatre mostly hosted performances by ensembles from Germany, but Estonian actors started appearing here after World War I. Good to know *In 1989 the kuursaal was named 'Best Building in Soviet Estonia 1988' There are cosy rooms in the guesthouse on the second floor. 
Lossipark 1, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93815
A pearl of cultural heritage hidden on the mysterious island of Saaremaa is waiting to be discovered! One of the most unique museums in Estonia – a farm complex which has developed over eight generations of one family with many farm machines and tools which have been mostly manufactured or used by the residents of the same farm. We offer programmes and activities on nature and cultural heritage. Many traditional events take place in our farmyard, such as the Saaremaa summer village party and Mihkli Fair. There is a village swing, a windmill, an island sauna, a picnic area, and a peasant park. A museum shop is also open – you can get both coffee and ice cream!
Viki küla, Saaremaa vald, 93454
The diameter of the round-oval shaped hill fort constitutes 120 m from the northeast to the southwest and 110 m from the southeast to the northwest, the height of the outer slope constitutes 5-8 m. The inner slope and the ridge of the wall are covered with rubble from the slate walls once laid on the rampart. Good to know: The first archaeological excavations were carried out in Valjala in 1895. An unexpected lucky discovery was an embellished hilt. The area of the yard is approx. 3600 m².
Valjala alevik, Saaremaa vald, 94302
One of the pronunciation features of the Saaremaa dialect is the lack of the 'õ' vowel. This makes the islanders immediately recognisable. However, pronouncing the letter 'õ' is not a problem for the people of Muhu and a part of the population of Pöide. The border between the vowels 'õ' and 'ö' runs from the north from Orissaare across Pöide to the Kõiguste Bay. The statue greets visitors of Saaremaa immediately after crossing the Väike Strait. The height of the giant 'Ö' is 5 metres. The statue is perfectly visible around the clock as it is covered with reflectors.
Põripõllu küla, Saaremaa vald, 94613
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 is establishing a unique exposition and organising restoration classes, thematic hikes, and camps. In June 2013, the museum will present an exposition hall dedicated to the 95th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia; the expo introduces the Estonian War of Independence, armoured trains and much more.
Põripõllu küla, Saaremaa vald, 94613
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 its own toilets and changing cabins. There is also a children's playground where the little ones can have fun climbing, swinging and in the sand, all of which parents can keep an eye on in comfort. The official beach season is from 1 June–31 August. Lifeguards are on duty from 11:00 to 20:00 every day. Keep an eye on the flags: green means it is safe to swim and that the water is warmer than 18ºC; yellow means swimming is not recommended for small children and the elderly; and red means swimming is not recommended for anyone, as the water is cooler than 16ºC.
Raiekivi tee 1, Kuressaare, 93815
Hoppet (Hope), the most beautiful ship of the Republic and the only remaining fore-and-aft schooner of the era, was built in 1926 and is still sailing the seas! Up to 50 people can board the ship at once. The salon of Admiral von Bellingshausen seats 22. There are a total of seven cabins in the ship, accommodating 26. Concerts on board, sunset and bay voyages, Abruka Island. There is a galley (kitchen), a bar, two toilets, fresh water, and a shower. The ship was renovated in 2011–2014 and offers charter voyages on the gulf and to islands. It is also possible to organise celebrations and weddings onboard. Welcome abroad Hoppet!
Raiekivi tee , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93815
SUP and sea kayak rental in Kuressaare. During the high season, we are open in Kuressaare Titerand. Other times of the year, you can rent by calling in advance. We offer inflated SUPs. The price also includes life jackets and adjustable oars, and spray covers for sea kayaks. The sea is shallow and also safe for children.We also offer transport across Saaremaa for an additional fee.
Kalda puiestee 1, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93815
Hotel Saaremaa Spa is ideal for those who value personalised service and privacy. The Thalasso sauna complex has infrared, Finnish, steam, and salt saunas. The hot tub has a refreshing effect. The jacuzzi offers total relaxation along with the adjacent recreation area with a fireplace and a spacious terrace overlooking the sea. The Thalasso sauna also gives visitors the chance to make the most of natural sea salt and a range of sea mud masks. Professionals from Thailand offer exotic Thai massages. We also welcome families with children who can stay in two-storied family rooms. Children can enjoy children's treatments in the spa.
Mändjala küla, Saaremaa vald, 93871
In addition to the treatments offered at other complexes on Saaremaa, Rüütli Spa Hotel provides all of the latest procedures, including an energy capsule, light therapy, diet treatment, a relaxation chamber, an infrared sauna, localised cold therapy, a Hydrojet water massage bed, music therapy, and a wide range of relaxation services. Visitors to the water park can use the four-lane, 25-metre pool, a children's pool, a jacuzzi, and the 52-metre waterslide. The jacuzzi has room for up to 10 people.
Pargi tänav 12, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93810
St. Madeline's Church in Ruhnu is the oldest known wooden building still standing in Estonia - its construction was started in 1643. After the Ruhnu Swedish left, the purpose of this house of God was forgotten for half a century. The wooden church was newly consecrated in 1999. Good to know: The collection of glass paintings from the Ruhnu wooden church is located in the History Museum in Stockholm. The oldest parts of the building are the polygonal choir and altar, and the nave. The altar is covered with a thin, polished stone slate; the oaken frame stands on sand and is open towards the south.
Ruhnu küla, Ruhnu vald, 93001
A skeeta is a traditional orthodox communal female convent. The Holy Predecessor's Skeeta at Reomäe founded in Saaremaa in 2009 is a convent that is a part of the Mt. Kissavo St. John the Honourable Forerunner Convent of the Dimitriados and Almiros Metropoly. The nuns introduce their monastic lives, the arrangement and life at the Convent. Time passes quickly in the heart-felt and warm conversations. At the skeeta, time takes on a different meaning – almost stopping. The nuns at Reomäe are skilfully self-sufficient, beekeepers and gardeners whose produces can be bought to go. The doors of the Convent are open to everyone. Welcome are all whose heart calls.
Reo küla, Saaremaa vald, 94171
Want to do embroidery like the locals? Männiku handicraft workshop will teach you. You can also try making smaller items from leather. You can keep the items or give them as gifts to your friends. Actually, you do not have to make an item at all – you can simply explore what others have done and how they have done it. If you find something you really like, you can buy it from the artist. To participate in the workshop, please contact me or follow us on Facebook.
Koguva küla, Muhu vald, 94724
Jeep land orienteering competitions and safaris in Saaremaa. Come and have fun on a plot of several dozen hectares. You can drive in an old quarry and in the forests – enjoy the inclines, slopes, ditches, and water areas. We will provide you with the Jeeps, tracks, orienteering equipment, and instructors. The safaris take place every season, every day of the week, and in every weather – the main thing is to dress accordingly and bring your good mood and lust for adventure! The safari is suitable for larger groups (company events) and families.
Posti tänav 2, Valjala alevik, Saaremaa vald, 94302
Kuressaare Tennis Centre, which is situated close to the town's stadium, opened in 2012. Lessons are available for both children and adults, and the centre can also organise sports and family days including tennis coaching. Did you know...? *The centre has three indoor artificial grass courts and five outdoor clay courts (which are open in summer).
Staadioni tänav , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93815
Carl Oswald Bulla, a photographer from the Russian Imperial Chamber, is certainly the best-known photographer who has ever lived in Estonia. His success is closely connected with the Russian emperor's court, but he also photographed the city of St. Petersburg and the Sõrve Peninsula.The photographer left Russia in 1918 and moved to Saaremaa. He lived and worked in Sõrve for 11 years, capturing photographs of the islanders in folk costumes and their activities. The exhibition of the house museum consists of two parts – one gives an overview of the photographer's work in Russia, and the other of the final years of his life on Saaremaa. In addition to many photos, you can also see Carl Bulla's treasured camera.
Iide küla, Saaremaa vald, 93101
Established in 1780 town graveyard together with chapels in classicistic style is under protection as architectural memory. Among the chapels the most beautiful are built in 1848 into main gates of the graveyard rooms with colonnade facade in the shape of little Greek temple. Graveyard itself is like a museum of sculpture and hammered art. Here we can see plenty of crypt graves covered with heavy stone plates and tasteful masterfully fine-tuned classicistic grave monuments that often have the shape of urn or vase all dating into first half of the 19th century. Interesting to know: In the graveyard there are the graves of four outstanding persons.
Kudjape alevik, Saaremaa vald, 93851
Sõrve Visitor Centre has exhibitions on the maritime history of the area and on twenty of the most important lighthouses in Estonia. There are also areas for children, to watch films and to sit and relax. The display on the 1st floor showcases twenty key lighthouses in the country, all of which are represented by detailed scale models. You can also take a look at old lighthouse journals and sea charts. On the 2nd floor you'll find out about all of the ships that have foundered in the surrounding waters and read stories of amazing rescues. There are also some unique displays.
Sääre küla, Saaremaa vald, 93249
The sculpture, situated in front of the SPA Hotel Meri was created in 2002 by a renowned Estonian sculptor Tauno Kangro. The sculpture depicts Suur Tõll (the Great Tõll), a mythical hero of the island Saaremaa, and his wife Piret. Good to know: According to the Legend, Sõrve peninsula was important to Tõll, as from there he reached the shortest way to the island Ruhnu, where he had his cabbage field. When his wife Piret started to make a fire under the cauldron, then Tõll went through the sea to his cabbage field and came back in half an hour, so that he could hand Piret the cabbages when the water had just started to boil.
Pargi tänav , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93810
It is guessed that the mansion is from the 18th century and the additional construction in the back from the first half of the 19th century. In one of the rooms there is an extant fragments of a mural paining. A valuable addition to the mansion is baroque style park which is contemporaneous. It has a regular planning. Good to know: Pidula is presumed to be the location for the oldest medical institution where leprosy was cured. The name might be originated from the loanword 'pidal'l that meant 'leprosy' as well as 'hospital'.
Pidula küla, Saaremaa vald, 93469
Adrenaline-filled paintball battles await you at Pidula Holiday Village. Come with an 8-member team and 2 hours of excitement will fly by in a blink of an eye. The package includes 400 bullets, a weapon, a mask, protective clothing and gloves. We can organize battles in other interesting places in Saaremaa as well. A package for 8 people costs 250 euros.
Kallaste küla, Saaremaa vald, 93462
Spend a fun day at sea. We offer water skiing behind a boat in Kuressaare. The boat can accommodate up to six people and the whole group can try water skiing. We can play your favourite music from the sound system of the boat. We also offer tubing. The price includes all equipment (life jackets, water skis). Our instructor will perform the necessary initial training on site. 1 hour ride costs 90 euros, each additional hour costs 80 euros. The rides start from Kuressaare, Roomassaare Port. NB! The best weather for water skiing is calm weather with small waves.
Roomassaare tee 7, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93815
Are you looking for an exciting active vacation option with family or friends? Want to put yourself to the test and flex your muscles? Hallikivi Adventure Park in Saaremaa is the perfect place, offering outdoor recreation through different activities. Good to know:  - the area of the adventure park is about one hectare; - there are four different and unique tracks, all of which are located in a beautiful pine forest;  - you can enjoy a 120 m zip-line; - there is a track for children and a playground for small children; - there is a total of 250 m of zip-lines; - you can celebrate birthdays in the picnic area/building. Come and enjoy an active vacation in the nature!
Vennati küla, Saaremaa vald, 93530
What makes Arensburg Spa so special is its cosiness and privacy. It offers a range of treatments and massages for ladies, genetlemen, children and youngsters, and also a wide variety of baths. We use leading French spa brands Cinq Môndes and Matis, as well as the luxurious Japanese series Forlle. In addition to the warm water pool, you can relax in the jacuzzi and the Finnish and steam saunas. Small groups can make use of our comfortable infrared or private saunas that have a jacuzzi. Exciting training events and seminars are held all-year-round as part of the Tervise Boutique range.
Lossi tänav , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93816
The vessel uisk was a symbol of Muhumaa on Väinameri Sea for almost 1,000 years. The vessel was called huisk before, which meant snake or worm. This word was also used to describe the viking ships of Saaremaa, that attacked the territories of the Bishopric of Riga and took part in raids to Scandinavia. The uisk is probably one of the oldest types of sailing ships in Estonia. The revival and rebuilding of the ancient ship started in Koguva port in 2009. During the project, a traditional uisk vessel will be built, which will be 15 metres long and 5.2 metres wide.
Kuivastu küla, Muhu vald, 94702
Muhu SUP rents SUP boards and organises trips on Muhu Island and Eastern Saaremaa.Equipment rental takes place at a pre-agreed location, and it is also possible to rent a set of inflatable SUP boards packed in a special backpack, which will make your and your family's holiday trip more adventurous. We also offer a Mega SUP board, which can accommodate 2–8 people and is a great way to organise a picnic at sea. If you have a favourite place that is accessible by car or trailer, let us know and we will organise a SUP board party in the place that suits you!
Kallaste küla, Muhu vald, 94742
Kuressaare Town Hall was built in 1654–1670. The initiator of the town hall building was count M. G. De la Gardie. The town hall is simple and adheres to strict rules, but appears grand. It is a representative of the so-called Northern Baroque and is decorated with a hewn portal that dates back to 1670. Interesting fact: The ceiling of the hall on the first floor of the town hall is decorated by the largest ceiling painting in Estonia, which was sent from Narva (and before that, from St. Petersburg) during the restoration works. On the ground floor of the town hall are the town hall gallery and the tourist information centre. On the first floor, you will find the Saaremaa Rural Municipality Council. National Register of Cultural Monuments
Tallinna tänav 2, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93819
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 extensive cleaning work and developments, Mändjala became the official swimming beach of Saaremaa in 2014.
Mändjala küla, Saaremaa vald, 93871
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 30 golfers can practise on the course at any one time – the practice area has 2 putting greens and 2 holes for chipping and bunker shots. Saare Golf is a short walk from Kuressaare Castle, the town centre and hotels. Thanks to its contemporary design, the course will challenge and inspire all players, be they amateurs or professionals.
Merikotka tänav , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93810
We welcome visitors from near and far! For more than ten summers, archers have gathered in the courtyard of Kuressaare Castle and set up their scoresheets, bows-crossbows-arrows, and invited both young and old visitors to try out their skills.  They are happy to instruct anyone who has never picked up a bow and arrow before. You can also rely on them to help you choose the right bow and arrows for you. 6 arrows will cost you €2, while a bow and a handful of arrows for 15 minutes will cost you €6, and half an hour €10.
Lossihoov , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93810
Welcome to our exotic spa and sauna centre Rosarium! We offer various relaxing treatments for your body, face, hands and feet. You are sure to find something to your liking from our wide selection.  You will guarantee a suitable spa schedule for yourself if you book your treatments in advance. The selection and price list for the treatments is here: We want you to enjoy our treatments so that you will be truly relaxed and refreshed when you leave! 
Tallinna tänav 15, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93811
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 building of the Town Hall and its history if you are interested. The halls can be booked for festive occasions.
Tallinna tänav 2, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93819
A great opportunity to spend quality time with your children or friends rowing around the Kuressaare Episcopal Castle. Boat rental in the moat of Kuressaare Castle is open from June to August in fine weather. Life jackets are available for both adults and children.0.5 hours – 6 € 1 h – 10 € The price includes a life jacket.
Lossipark , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93815
Seven different relaxing and healing saunas await you in the newest sauna centre on Saaremaa. The aroma sauna has a relaxing effect on both body and mind. The steam and salt sauna has a pleasant heat, improving the texture, tone, and elasticity of the skin. In addition, we have two Finnish saunas with different heat (80 and 100 degrees), a juniper sauna, and a Saunum sauna, which provides gentle heat and is popular in Estonia and elsewhere in the world.The sauna centre has a pleasant relaxation area and a bar where you can enjoy refreshing snacks and drinks.
Pargi tänav 12, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93810
Diving is an exciting sport which does not require great physical effort or special skills but is relaxing and guarantees splendid adventures. Barrakuuda Diving Club and Pidula Trout Holiday Village are inviting you to Saarema, to rest and try out diving. Visitors can try diving for €32, which includes theory lessons, a full gear set, and diving. It is also possible to go on trips that start at the Veere port at Saaremaa. 
Kallaste küla, Saaremaa vald, 93462
Having trouble deciding what to bring home to friends from Muhu? The best choice is Muhu bread – a bread that grew out of a plan to bake delicious bread for the family. Our bread has a nice balance of taste and health – once you try it, you will want more and more of it. The recipe for making a good Muhu bread: first-class bakers, the best ingredients, constant direct feedback from consumers, and constructive cooperation with resellers. The bakery in the dairy building sells fresh bread straight from the oven. You can find us by simply following the pleasant smell.
Liiva küla, Muhu vald, 94701
Muhu Käsitöö store is a family company that sells local crafts: different fabrics from Muhu and Saaremaa, embroidered items, textiles, and wood products. You can see and order a Muhu skirt or custom-made shoes with Muhu embroidery. If you want, we can help you put together a folk costume. The owner of the store, Velli, can also tell the background story of each handicraft item: she is one of the last people actively knitting the authentic Muhu skirt fabric.
Kuivastu küla, Muhu vald, 94702
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 built next to the bus station, the old one was left to tenants. Today, the building is a private property and is a home to the Pritsumaja Grill & Bar Restaurant. Good to know: One of the very first voluntary fire societies in Estonia was established in Kuressaare (1867).
Tallinna tänav , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93819
The monument was erected to commemorate those who lost their lives in the War of Independence (1918-1920). The author of the monument is Amandus Adamson, a well-known sculptor in Estonia whose best known work is the Russalka (mermaid) monument in Tallinn. The construction of the monument began in Italy in 1927. The monument was opened in 1928. Later 2 bronze plates were added to the monument containing the names of the inhabitants of Saaremaa who were wounded or have died in the war. Good to know: This figure is not the original. The original was tossed into the sea by Soviet troops and was never found. A local sculptor from Saaremaa recreated it.
Lossi tänav , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93819
Ajamaja Gallery offers you art on three different floors. The gallery has exhibitions of both art and cultural history.
Tallinna tänav 16, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93819
The Night Battle of Tehumardi took place in the late hours of 8 October 1944, and it was one of the bloodiest battles of World War II that took place in Saaremaa. The battle was fought between Soviet troops making their way towards Sõrve peninsula and a German convoy that was retreating from Kuressaare. Occasionally, the bloody battle turned into hand combat; both sides suffered heavy losses. Good to know: In memory of the dead, a monument was erected – it has the shape of a sword bearing depictions of male faces.
Tehumardi küla, Saaremaa vald, 93222
Karja church was built in the beginning of 14th century. The church has retained almost unchanged its initial shape. The church is one-naved and doesn't have bell tower. On top of the altar are extant paganish magic ceiling signs that were painted during construction. In the design of the church You will mostly see elements of early and high Gothic that are combined with some roman lines. Interesting to know: Karja church is one of the richest of sculptures in the whole Northern Europe. The arcs of the church exceed the height of the walls two times. Karja church is the smallest church on Saaremaa.
Linnaka küla, Saaremaa vald, 94213
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 of an old vassal-castle. Next major stage of building took place in 1785-6, when the building was given most of it's present appearance. Good to know: A pleasant park is attached to the complex. It used to have a multitude of park pavilions in a variety of designs, and decorative details made of dolomite, such as a lion statue, crater vases etc.
Loona küla, Saaremaa vald, 93431
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 ground) and it takes balance, skills, and strength to tackle these. This is a great place to test yourself physically and to get a rush of adrenaline. The low adventure trail is perfect for children. Useful information: completing the trail is on your own responsibility and no special safety equipment is used.
Orissaare maantee , Leisi alevik, Saaremaa vald, 94202
The Aavik Family house-museum is a branch of Saaremaa Museum in Kuressaare, Jänesteküla suburb, Vallimaa Street 7. The museum exhibits an overview of the life and activities of a linguist Johannes Aavik, known for modernising Estonian language, and a local cultural figure, Joosep Aavik. The museum first opened its doors on June 19th 1992 . Good to know: 1896- 1926 a linguist Johannes Aavik resided in this house. Since 1961 until his death in 1989, Joosep Aavik, Estonian organist, choir and orchestra conductor and music critic, lived in the same house.
Vallimaa tänav 7, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93812
This former sea rescue station, originating from the tsarist era, was completed on the Sjustaka cape by the end of 1876. At around the same time, the Ruhnu lighthouse and a new pastoral building (current schoolhouse) were also completed. During the time of kolkhozes, the sea rescue station was moved from the original location on the Sjustaka cape to the coast, by the Ringsu harbour facilities, the construction of which began in 1958. It was moved in one piece by being pulled on the ice. The building was later used as a shipyard for fishing boats. Nowadays, the sea rescue boathouse is a cultural centre, which organises exhibitions, concerts, theatre performances, seminars, workshops, and courses.  
Ruhnu küla, Ruhnu vald, 93001
Ruhnu Kultuuriait values, researches, and preserves the local cultural heritage. We revive traditional crafts and lifestyles by adjusting them to modern conditions. We exhibit, introduce, and make Ruhnu folk costumes. The workshops are perfect for entertainment or learning new things (braiding ribbons and net, making rope, knitting on a loom, Ruhnu knitwear, making ceramics from local clay, etc.). Both children and adults can participate. The workshops must be booked in advance for groups. We offer public workshops and seminars; prices range from 5 to 30 euros.
Ruhnu küla, Ruhnu vald, 93001
All-natural materials and crafts made with love. Simple design. It is these principles that are the basis for all Sarapiku products. Real things. Made from real wool. We believe that high-quality, soft, and natural material is like a warm hug for everyone. Our large store in the centre of Kuressaare mainly sells handmade products by artists on Saaremaa. The expanded product range also includes merino wool t-shirts and quality socks, exclusive handicrafts, and sheepskins from Saaremaa.
Tallinna tänav 14, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93819
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 from times past. The small blacksmiths on the farm is the ideal place to watch the smithy at work, and the owner will happily help you create your very own lucky nail!
Jööri küla, Saaremaa vald, 94332
Grand Rose SPA Sauna Centre was renovated at the beginning of 2018! We renewed the pool area, the pool in the spa complex, the children's pool, the Japanese bath, and acquired a new and larger hot tub. The saunas were also renewed and our sauna specialists invite you to try our new and exciting sauna rituals! The sauna centre also has a private spa lounge for different events. The largest sauna centre in Saare County has 7 different saunas. • Juniper sauna 50 °C • Hot Finnish sauna 95 °C • Birch sauna 75 °C • Steam sauna 50 °C • Sanarium 40 °C • Salt sauna 40 °C • Outdoor sauna 90 °C
Tallinna tänav 15, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93811
The Pöide Church was built in the middle of the 14th century on the ruins of the Pöide Order Castle. The existence of the castle is witnessed by the ruins lying under ground north of the church. Lower parts of the side walls of the church now standing there are the only ones remaining from that period. Near the southern wall of the church, you will see trapezoid-shaped gravestones and their fragments walled into the floor of the choir. Good to know: The Pöide Church is the biggest single nave church in Western Estonia and the islands. The rich carved decor of the church is one of the best examples of Estonian High Gothic. The main portal of the church is situated to the south, not to the west like in other churches.
Pöide küla, Saaremaa vald, 94520
The church together with the gates from dolomite and surrounding wall is under protection as architectural memory. The church built in 1790 is three-naved in low-key late classicistic style. Interesting is built at the same time three-part gate. On each side of its main entrance wall surface hang two half-columns with Doric serifs. Interesting to know: Church was built by order of Catherine the II. Since the congregation was established there were 30 priests.
Lossi tänav 8, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93816
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 weight room, weight equipment, a wrestling and judo hall and an aerobics hall. Badminton (4 courts) and table tennis (3 tables) can also be played. The Centre also has a café, a seminar room for up to 35 people and saunas.     
Vallimaa tänav 16a, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93819
You can see how blacksmiths work in the smithy of the Blacksmiths of Saaremaa in Saikla village. You can also buy the blacksmits' work from the store next door. Saaremaa Sepad was founded in 1997 as a family business, focused on making construction and decorating products. The product list includes more than 300 different products and we also take special orders. Our goal is to satisfy clients by providing the best service and quality.
Saikla küla, Saaremaa vald, 94634
An archery track is open in Hiievälja, Saaremaa, where you can train under an experienced instructor. First, you will learn about the bow and about safety guidelines. Anyone can learn to hit a target with an arrow, and once the theoretical part has been acquired, target practice in the practice range begins. This is when we will go to the archery track with 14 targets in the Hiievälja woods; it has animal-shaped targets, as well as ones with images. If you do not want to shoot at animal images, we can replace those with regular targets. All activities take about 2–2.5 hours. The size of the group is up to 8 people.
Hiievälja küla, Saaremaa vald, 94231
Thule offers protection from the winds! The exhibitions of the Alternative History Museum of Thule Koda introduce the world-historical role of Saaremaa as the legendary 'Ultima Thule.' The mythical journey of the ancient Greek explorer Pytheas can be enjoyed through various expositions and games. The exhibits are humorous and somewhat self-ironic and their motto is ‘Don't believe everything that you see!’ The stylish and comfortable Thule Hall and private and cosy Kaali Hall in the THULE CINEMA offer a versatile programme for both younger and older guests. The café serves light meals and drinks.
Uus tänav 20, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93814
This building with its hipped metal roof and limestone first floor blends in perfectly with the roof landscape that characterises the Old Town of Kuressaare. The department store houses the shops "Rahva Raamat", R-Kiosk, Vekkeri Kellaäri (Watch Shop), Sportland, flower shop. Good to know: A committee of specialists named Ferrumi as the best building in Kuressaare in 2002.
Tallinna tänav 8, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93819
Jõiste beach is a small and beautiful beach on the northern coast of Saaremaa; it is perfect for swimming, sunbathing, having a picnic or camping. The beach has a small sales stand, a volleyball court, a children's playground, picnic tables, a toilet and a place for charging your camper van. Good to know: there are no life guards at the Jõiste public beach, so swimming is on your own responsibility.
Jõiste küla, Saaremaa vald, 94232
The theme park offers services both indoors and outdoors. Activities take place all year round, but in the low season, you can visit the park by reservation only. In the lime park, you can walk on the hiking trail and learn about the lime production process based on old lime kilns. It is also possible to have a picnic. The theme park is also open to students and lecturers of educational and research institutions to conduct research.
Mõisaküla, Saaremaa vald, 93317
In 2008, two wrecks of ancient ships were discovered in the ground in Salme rural municipality which changed the course of naval history. This is the oldest ship wreck found in Estonia that dates back to the 8th century. The ship was discovered with the skeletal remains of seven people, two swords, a couple of spear heads, about ten knives, gaming pieces and some dice. According to archaeologists, this find is unique in the entire Europe because never before has anyone discovered a so-called warrior burial dating from that period and containing so many fallen warriors. The ancient ships were covered with soil after research was completed. Today, a row of concrete benches indicating the size of the ships and an information board stand at the site.
Kuressaare maantee , Salme alevik, Saaremaa vald, 93201
Ruhnu Museum was established in 1990 and the current permanent exhibition was opened in 1998. Here you can see about 300 items that the islanders used in their work and everyday life and also photos, texts about the island's unique history and nature on twelve displays. The rarest exhibits are the quartz tools of sealers which are about 8000 years old, the dragon-head weathervane of the wooden church (1644), a seal-gun made by the native Swedish inhabitants. A two-hundred-year old Korsi Farm is being renovated. It is rare due to its dwelling-house built without any foundation and a special type of (stooping) roof.
Ruhnu küla, Ruhnu vald, 93001
One-naved classicistic Kuressaare St. Laurence Church was established at the current location in 17th century. Individuality to the church is given by decorative details from dolomite. The pulpit and altar wall of the church are hewed from dolomite, all along the building is surrounded by columnar balcony. In the church You can see the first Sauer instrument of Estonia, the only organ of Kuressaare city. Interesting to know: Unique baptismal stone comes from crushed in 1944 Anseküla medieval church; Altar painting „Kolgata” author is Carl Siegismund Walther; The Empire style pin broach is inspired by St. Petersburg buildings.
Tallinna tänav , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93811
During World War II, many battles between the German and the Soviet forces took place on the Sõrve peninsula. To reach the most powerful and the most modern coastal defence battery in Saaremaa, leave the Sääre-Kaugatuma road on its 3rd kilometre. On the 4th kilometre of this road, about a hundred metres West of the road, there is the Sebel commando point with a concrete obelisk erected nearby. Good to know: The battery watchtower has been preserved. The Stebel battery consisted of the commando point, two underground cannon towers, watchtower, boiler house and the army campus.
Sääre küla, Saaremaa vald, 93249
St. John's Church in Saare County is one of the few baroque country churches built in Estonia before the Great Northern War. It was named after the patriarch of Alexandria, St. John the Merciful, who was the protector of the poor and the sick. The church building was completed around 1703 and rebuilt in 1840. The Late Classicist west tower was completed as late as in 1842. The keystone, which was removed when the tower was being built, was placed in the rock garden of the church. In the church, there is a four-register organ, which still works, although it was built as early as in 1890. Today, the owner and user of the church is the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John of Saare County.
Jaani küla, Saaremaa vald, 94653
The beautiful sandy beach, the sound of the sea, bird song and the first rays of the sun... it's not a dream - it's a surf holiday on the island of Saaremaa! Come alone or bring your friends and family. Mändjala Surf Club's instructors will train you professionally and safely about everything kite-surfing has to offer. It demands 100% focus, so there's no better way to shake off your everyday worries and make the most of your break!
Luite tee Luite, Mändjala küla, Saaremaa vald, 93871
According to the legend Piret, the wife of Suur Tõll, was carrying rocks to Audla for a sauna stove that was being built. Unfortunately her apron strings were torn and a rock hit her foot. She started crying because of all the pain and sadness. Her tears dropped all around and formed into a bog. The bog is still called the Naistesoo, 'The Women's Bog' in Estonian. Good to know: The Boulder is 6.1 m long, 5.8 m wide, 3.8 m high and its circumference is 17.9 m.
Kõiguste küla, Saaremaa vald, 94421
Ring fort is situated away from villages in the forest, on the sand dunes that are partly surrounded by swamps. The place is very well protected by nature: on the North-West runs small creek, on the East and South-East there are 3-4 m high sand dunes. During construction of ring fort the dunes were connected so that a oval ring embankment was created. Interesting to know: From construction point of view the strongest fort on Saaremaa. Lihulinn has the biggest yard area on Saaremaa - app. 18 000 m². At the inner side of embankment foot were found half-burned beam ends and coal.
Nõmpa küla, Saaremaa vald, 93846
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 walk far to reach its deep waters. With the beaches' roaring waves - made more powerful with the strong north wind, or the beaches' volleyball court, there is something for everyone. A boardwalk, from the parking lot to the beach, running through the neighbouring pine forest is a good chance for a walk; and the beaches other surrounding forests give visitors the opportunity to pick mushrooms and berries before taking a break at the RMK recreation area's picnic table, information stand and outhouse.
Murika küla, Saaremaa vald, 94272
Maasi medieval fort-castle was built with the forced labour of islanders. This labour was how the ruling Livonian order punished indigenous inhabitants for the uprising, which had destroyed the order's previous stronghold. The seaside fort-castle was undefeated until it was blown up by the Danes. The 8m walls that survived the destruction have become a landmark. Good to know: On August 11th, 1576, Danish king Frederik II ordered Maasi stronghold destroyed and it has been in ruins ever since.
Laheküla, Saaremaa vald, 93873
Keywords of the hotel are simplicity, privacy, uniqueness, naturality, friendliness and caring service. The aquatic centre includes an indoor and outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, modern Finnish saunas, sanarium and a steam sauna. You can also enjoy underwater massage in the big pool. The pool and the activity room put your time to good use and keep you fit both mentally and physically. Many relaxing treatments also await in the spa.
Kauba tänav 13, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93813
Ööriku Church was completed on the basis of a standard design in 1873, in honour of the Holy Trinity. The limestone five-domed church is in the shape of a Greek cross and built on four arcs. In 1900, the church was expanded and received a three-storey clock tower with a pyramid-shaped roof. The Ööriku Orthodox congregation itself was opened much earlier, in 1846, when it had the name of St. John's congregation. Later, it was re-named as Ööriku congregation. Before the church was completed, services were held in a stone barn in Tagavere farm and in a wooden building in Kavandi village. The Ööriku Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity is in the area of administration of the Estonian Apostolic Orthodox Church. The Ööriku Holy Trinity congregation uses the church.
Ööriku küla, Saaremaa vald, 94642
The home gallery of artist Külliki Järvila offers her graphic drawings, watercolour paintings and bookplates. You can make an appointment to see how graphic drawings are printed.
Pikk tänav 19, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93812
Muhu Adventure Park has places to climb and heights to defeat that are perfect for both the old and the young, as well as for beginners and the advanced.  The total length of the trails is about 1,200 meters. The trails are interesting and challenging. Our most difficult trails are definitely one of the most challenging trails in Estonia. In the summer, you can try night climbing, box climbing, and wall climbing. There is a playground, a sandpit, and swings for children. If you are not interested in climbing, you can also explore the Soviet military tracks. The nature and study trail near the adventure park provides insights into the military heritage and species of plants, birds, and insects that can be found in the area.
Piiri küla, Muhu vald, 94730
The WOW Family Attraction and Interactive Leisure Centre is a great place to spend meaningful time with your family and friends and experience new things. Our exhibits do not require instruction and visitors can use them on their own. The centre consists of five areas. In the active area, you can run endlessly, jump and climb; in the water area, you have all the opportunities to play with water; in the energy area, you can discover different forms of energy around us; and in the simulators area, you can experience virtual reality. In addition, there is a children's area for guests aged 2–6. You can take selfies with interesting backgrounds in the whole centre, thus creating exciting illusions with your photos.
Merikotka tänav 1, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93810
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 fishermen. When the water levels are low, the coast is covered in beautiful sand dunes. The harbour has a toilet and a camping site; Torni Talu, located near the harbour, offers accommodation.
Pulli küla, Saaremaa vald, 94612
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 with hewed volutes in apex of scaled gable. The smithed wind flag on top of the gable dates 1664. Interesting to know: Weighhouse was used for weighing the goods. Until the end of 19th century the post office or horse post station situated in Weighhouse. In 1906 in Weighhouse situated the first Saaremaa private phone network switching exchange.
Tallinna tänav , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93819
This trip takes you to the coastline of Western Saaremaa's peninsulas and islets, and you can put together your own itinerary. The start and end point of the trip is the beach on Lahetaguse Bay close to Toomalõuka farm. Kayaking along the coast takes around 1.5 hours, after which you can walk for up to 1.5 hours on the islets (and have a picnic if you like) before we head back again by sea. Once back, you can share your stories around the barbecue, in the sauna and in the hot tub.
Toomalõuka küla, Saaremaa vald, 93261
Illiku Surf is a water sports centre located on the enchanting Illiku islet in Orissaare, Saaremaa. They rent water skis, wakeboards, surfboards, SUP boards, and tubes. You can get across the water between the islands of Koguva and Kõinastu and enjoy the sunset from the sea. They also offer a sauna with a sea view or a barrel sauna for a truly memorable experience. There are hot showers and a toilet. Nearby, you will find the restaurant KÖHT and Piidivabrik Club, which offer a lovely summer programme. Illiku Surf takes care of the necessary water sports equipment and beginner's instruction.
Sadama tänav 16, Orissaare alevik, Saaremaa vald, 94601
The village of Koguva on the west coast of Muhu Island is one of the most outstanding examples of Estonian peasant architecture. The village with its unique landscape has somewhat exceptional history. Free peasants who were never subjected to serfdom used to live here. Attractions: farm architecture, Muhu folk costumes, an old village school, various exhibitions on Muhu history, art exhibitions, and a museum shop. Good to know: the museum was opened in 1973 at the birthplace of writer Juhan Smuuli at Tooma Farm. In 1990, it was named the Muhu Museum. The museum is located in four farms. You can get tickets and a map of the village from Tooma Farm.
Koguva küla, Muhu vald, 94724
Asva Viking Village is located in an ancient Viking stronghold on the edge of the ancient settlement of Asva. Here, different eras meet through the three millennia. Thematic activities are intertwined with modern attractions and there is much to do for visitors of all ages. In addition to the adventure park and the animal-bird park, there is a Viking fortress with the Odrakoda Hall. In the fortress, you can hone your skills in archery, axe-throwing, and other fun games of skill. In the smithy, you can try blacksmithing and attend workshops in the Emandakoda Hall. Various themed events take place in the courtyard and stage of the fortress throughout the summer.
Kahtla küla, Saaremaa vald, 94420
The building of Saare KEK is one of the most prominent memories of Soviet constructivist architecture. The building is open once again after having been closed for several decades. Enjoy the well-preserved architectural elements of the building, which has a three-storey open lobby.On the first floor, you can visit the permanent exhibition A glimpse of Soviet everyday life where, among other things, there are many objects telling the story of our building. Saare KEK is a beloved concert venue and KEK LIVE concerts take place in the lobby in cooperation with the Estonian Jazz Union.
Ringtee 15, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93815
The St. Jacob's Church was built in the 13th century. The church is one of the oldest buildings in Saaremaa and it was built as a fortified church. Besides the baroque altar, another valuable element of the church's interior is the chancel that was built in 1793, with dominating classicist forms (the urn crowning the sounding board). On the outer side of the choir, you can see clean-surfaced broken dolomite walls. Good to know: St. Jacob's Church is the only church in Estonia mentioned in old scrolls With its Rococo elements, the altar wall of St. Jacob's Church is an almost exact copy of the altar of the Dome Church in Riga.
Püha küla, Saaremaa vald, 94117
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 quarters of the miller were used as a flat. In order to improve catering options in Kuressaare, the mill was rebuilt into a café. During the renovations, an effort was made to preserve the original structures of the Dutch stone windmill. In 1974, Café Veski was opened for visitors. Immediately after opening, the café became one of the most popularplaces in town, and today, it is the oldest working catering business in Kuressaare.
Pärna tänav 19, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93814
Ruhnu's New Church was built two meters from the old wooden church. The walls of the church are made from rocks cut to shape on location. Only the church tower was built from wood. The New Church was consecrated in 1912. Good to know: Proud standing on the church balcony is Nikolaus Bell, one of the oldest church bells in Estonia. Only candlelight is used for lighting services. In 2006, the congregation of the small island with a population of 60 used their own resources to repair the leaning cross at the top of the tower, and the tower top shot full of holes by seal hunters.
Ruhnu küla, Ruhnu vald, 93001
The Kuressaare episcopal castle, also known as the Kuressaare Castle, was built in the 14th century. Today, the castle houses the Saaremaa Museum. The permanent exhibition about the history of Saaremaa is in the cloister of the upper floor and in two big halls. The permanent exhibition on contemporary history is made up of two parts. The exhibition "Saaremaa 1939–49" was completed in 2005 and is in the three halls of the northeastern wing of the castle. The 2011 exhibition "Saaremaa 1950–94" is on the four floors of the Defence Tower. The department of nature in the Saaremaa Museum shows the bedrock, climate, and coast of Saaremaa. Children will find the department of nature especially exciting thanks to its different animals and birds.
Lossihoov 1, Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93810
The construction of Valjala Church was started in 1227. The oldest part of the church is the choir room to which the nave was later added. At Valjala Church you can see a Romanesque baptismal font from the 13th century, which is believed to be one of the most unique pieces of carved stonework in the Baltic states. In the choir room of the church you can marvel the murals which depict six apostles and are painted at the time when the original chapel was built - the later choir room part. Good to know: * Valjala Church is the oldest stone church built on the territory of Estonia. * In the third quarter of the 13th century, the church was transformed into a fortified church * The church tower was built in the 17th century above the vestry.
Kiriku tee , Valjala alevik, Saaremaa vald, 94302
What do you remember about Abruka Island? Do you know where it is? Let us go to a time when ships were made of wood and men made of iron! The sailing ship Hoppet sails to Abruka Island from next to Kuressaare Castle. The adventure on the small island lasts six hours and the trip there takes an hour. The day includes: - a trip to the island - tour of the ship and an overview of its history - mast climbing and swimming - lunch on board - a guided tour in a car on the island of Abruka. Individual tickets can also be purchased for the trip. At the Admiral's Salon, we offer Scandinavian folk meals and craft drinks. In addition, we also do private tours to Abruka. Ask for more information about student tours to and live concerts.
Raiekivi tee , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93815
Different eras from three thousand years are combined at Asva Viking Village. Thematic activities and modern attractions offer a good time for guests of all ages. Braver guests can put themselves to test on our adventure trail (12 meters from the ground). You can hone your skills of archery, axe-throwing, viking games, and horse riding. There are both smaller and larger animals and also a lot of colourful birds waiting to befriend you at the animal park. Come and explore the world like a Viking!
Kahtla küla, Saaremaa vald, 94420
Kiipsaare lighthouse was completed in 1933 and is 26 metres high. Initially, the lighthouse was constructed about 100 m from the coast. However, due to changes in the shoreline, it now stands in seawater. Because of strong storms and waves, the lighthouse that is standing on a steep coast became tilted years ago. Therefore, the lighthouse received the nickname Saaremaa's Leaning Tower of Pisa. However, strong gusts of wind and waves pushed the lighthouse into a more upright position later on. Good to know: As the lighthouse is located on the territory of Vilsandi National Park, it can only be reached on foot. The distance from the car park to the lighthouse is about 4 km, and the lighthouse can only be viewed from the outside.
Kõruse-Metsaküla, Saaremaa vald, 93443
The only windmill hill in Saaremaa that has preserved its appearance awaits you in Angla. Four of the five Angla windmills are typical trestle windmills characteristic of the island of Saaremaa. They were built at the beginning of the last century. The Dutch-style windmill was built in 1927. Here, you can get acquainted with historical agricultural machines and during the summer season, with several farm animals and birds. There is a museum introducing local folk culture, a café, a souvenir shop, and a party hall. You can also participate in different workshops upon reservation. Good to know: the windmills were last restored in 2009–2011. Both the Dutch windmill and the trestle windmill are open. You can also have a picnic here.
Angla küla, Saaremaa vald, 94244
We organize sailing trips and recreational activities on the sea. - The island of Abruka – the pearl of Riga bay (island excursion and transportation on the island, if necessary; in addition, delicious local food). - Seal observation tours. - Trips to the island of Ruhnu. - Trips to Latvia (Roja, Mazirbe, Jaunciems). - Diving with seals or to ship wrecks. PHOTO SHOOTS on the sea!!! FAMILY HOLIDAYS!!! Every trip is different; therefore, the price is based on agreement!
Tori tänav , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald
In 1646, the Livonian governor-general Gabriel Oxenstierna had a primitive lighthouse – a simple beacon built on a little island located at the tip of Sõrve Peninsula. Autumn storms made it clear that the small island chosen for the beacon was unsuitable and the beacon was relocated to the tip of Sõrve Peninsula. A stone tower was established there in 1770, but it was destroyed during the Second World War. The current cone-shaped lighthouse of monolithic concrete was built in 1960. In the summer, you can also climb to the top of the highest lighthouse on the Baltic Sea. Interesting Fact: The height of Sõrve Lighthouse from its base is 52 metres and it stands 53 metres above sea level.
Sääre küla, Saaremaa vald, 93249
Summer, sun, island, history – all you need is a sunset, the sea, and good music. You will find all this on the concert and sunset cruises on the sailing ship Hoppet in Kuressaare Bay, Saaremaa. The ship departs from Kuressaare Castle on summer evenings and it can accommodate up to 50 guests. There are concerts for everyone: lovers of ethno and traditional music, jazz, sailors' songs, and contemporary digital music. Book a private tour or join a planned event (tickets can be found on Facebook and the website). We also serve local coastal dishes and craft drinks on board.
Raiekivi tee , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93815
An important part of the Angla Tuulikumäe complex is the Angla Heritage Culture Centre, which was opened in 2011. The centre has a museum introducing local peasant culture, a café, a souvenir shop, and a party hall. Upon reservation, we conduct various workshops: felting, carding-spinning, ceramics, wood, stone, smithy, and bread baking. The centre also hosts various events introducing folk culture, such as folk dance evenings, rye bread week, heritage culture days, and much more. We consider it important to teach children the craft skills of our ancestors.
Angla küla, Saaremaa vald, 94244
Muhu SUP organises SUP trips on Muhu and Eastern Saaremaa. We want to offer you the opportunity to admire beautiful natural views from the sea. To do this, Muhu SUP invites you to enjoy a picturesque sunset on the water. Watching the sunset from the sea is an unforgettable experience. On our trips, you can experience everything that nature has to offer you. The price includes all the necessary equipment for the trip. If you want to go on an adventure on your own, you can also rent a SUP board from us. Come with family or friends and take part in a wonderful water adventure!
Kallaste küla, Muhu vald, 94742
Sõrve Museum is at the very end of Sõrve peninsula, in former Border Guard barracks. Founded in order to preserve and promote local history, this museum showcases local life and has displays of the military presence and activities here. Among its exhibits, there is an old stone blackboard, parts of an old Swedish military vessel, and rifles that have seen better days!
Sääre küla, Saaremaa vald, 93249
The Georg Ots Spa Hotel tennis courts are situated next to the yacht harbour in Kuressaare. Racquets and balls can be borrowed from Reception. And after a hard game, why not relax in the spa's pools and saunas?
Kaluri tee , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93813
From the sweltering sauna steam room straight into an invigorating pond – this is a must! In spring 2016, we built a smoke sauna. In 2019, we added a barrel sauna. In 2020, we also built a sauna complex with a steam room. We recommend trying all three out! If you would like to enjoy a Saaremaa smoke sauna, then call ahead, because it takes six hours to heat the smoke sauna! The heated sauna is yours to use for the entire evening. Heating the barrel and steam sauna takes less time! For an extra charge, you can book accommodation next to us in the Männiste Holiday House (5 people), the SIHI Country House (7 people), and Aidamaja (10 people).
Hiievälja küla, Saaremaa vald, 94231
Kuressaare Episcopal Castle, also known as Kuressaare Castle, is one of the most interesting and best-preserved fortresses in Estonia. While built during the 14th–19th century, the castle became one of the most remarkable buildings in Northern Europe. There is a history museum in the castle that tells stories of the distant past and of the recent history of Saaremaa and its locals through permanent and travelling exhibitions. There are activities for children and adults – from treasure hunts to archery! Look at the virtual tour of the castle and the castle yard here.
Lossihoov , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93810
By its ground plan stronghold is almost rectangular. In the middle of app. 4800 m² plain yard there is noticeable dimple, a former well place. Clearly are visible the locations of the gates in the north-east and north-west parts of the embankment. In winter it becomes a popular place for sledging. Interesting to know: There were found a part of spiral bracelet and crosshead breastpin dated from 12th-13th century. Inside of the embankment were found carbonized stumps of beams that digger associated with wooden fortification of the stronghold.
Kaarma-Kirikuküla, Saaremaa vald, 93752
Viirelaid, which was historically called Paternoster (‘Our Father’ in Latin), is an islet by the southeastern coast of Muhu. Its area is 81 ha.  According to the latest data, the first navigation mark was erected on the Paternoster islet in 1836. The new wooden tower was built in 1857. As the wooden tower often needed repairs, plans for a new metal tower were made. In 1880, the construction of a tower, a lodge, a sauna, and a fuel warehouse started. The complex was completed in 1881.     
Võiküla, Muhu vald, 94713
Glass artist Peeter Rudaš set up Laugu Glass Workshop in his summer home. You can visit his studio and observe how the master makes beautiful souvenirs out of molten glass by using different tools. You can also buy the works of art created in the workshop. In 2016, glass artist Mare Saare joined the glass workshop to make unique beads on a flame burner in the workshop. Her products are both exhibited and sold.
Laugu küla, Saaremaa vald, 94233
The unique Kaali Meteoritics and Limestone Museum provides an overview of the study of meteorites in Estonia and around the world, and displays fossils and other discoveries found on the island of Saaremaa. Visit and soak up the powerful energy of the Sihhote-Alini meteorite, or take an opportunity to marvel at the museum's Kaali meteorite films.
Kaali küla, Saaremaa vald, 94143
A lighthouse with a red metal cylindrical tower made in the Le Havre plant in France was erected on Håubjärre Hill, the highest spot on Ruhnu Island, in 1877. The metal tower is more than a hundred years old and still in working order. Interesting facts: • the height of the lighthouse is 39.5 metres, 65 metres above seal level • it is the only lighthouse of its type left in the Baltic Sea region • the tower was designed by the same engineer who created the detailed plan of the Eiffel Tower (Gustave Eiffel)
Ruhnu küla, Ruhnu vald, 93001
Kaarma one-nave church was established in the second half of 13th century and was later rebuilt to be a two-nave church. Church is decorated with ornamental and figural fragments of frescos in secco technique that are the same age as initial church. Near pulpit You can see polychromous wooden sculpture of St.Joseph that belongs to Northern-German school. Interesting to know: First time on Saaremaa the supporting pillars were used in Kaarma church The eastern wall of church's chorus is decorated with rare in Estonia triple window The prototype for pulpit of Kaarma church was a pulpit of Lübeck church
Kaarma-Kirikuküla, Saaremaa vald, 93752
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 has a wide range of interesting souvenirs, special jewellery, organic soaps, body scrubs, earthenware  and more. Those interested can take part in soap-making workshops and make their own soap. The soap workshops are ideal for groups of 6 to 12 people and they cost 6 euros per person. The workshop for making cold-processed soaps is suitable for larger groups as well. Entrance is free for all (including groups). Groups should register beforehand.
Kuke küla, Saaremaa vald, 93734
The GOSPA spa treatments are carried out using the hands-on method, i.e. with the help of professional therapists. High quality is guaranteed, as we use treatments from the leading French spa series Thalgo and Vie, and from the KENA by GOSPA series, which has been created right here in Saaremaa. It is possible to choose special children's treatments for our younger guests.
Tori tänav , Kuressaare linn, Saaremaa vald, 93810
Muhu craft shop sells unique handicrafts and souvenirs characteristic of the area. Muhu embroidery is highly esteemed, finely made, and very colourful. This folk art will bring joy to every woman's life.
Liiva küla, Muhu vald, 94701

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