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Saaremaa Travel Guide: 63 reviews and 139 photos

The island in The Baltic Sea

Saaremaa is the island in The Baltic Sea. It's belong to Estonia. Saaremaa is the bigest island in Estonia. You can go there by ship from the port in Virstu town. Just 40 min. and you are in Muhu island. Muhu and Saaremaa islands are connected with road and people don't need water transport to go from one island to second.

Places to see in Saaremaa

The biggest town of the island is Kuressaare, there you will find the castle. Kuressaare town has its own charm and it is nice to have a walk. Loosi street is full of small shops, there you will find souvenirs and many interesting things.
In the southern part of island is Sõrve Peninsula with black-white lighthouse and fishermen villages.
In the northern part is Panga cliffs and Angla windmills. Persons who like cosmic things will be glad to see the Kaali meteorite craters.

Accomodation in Saaremaa

Don't worry if you don't book the hotel, there are many of guest houses around Kuressaare.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Saaremaa is a small island
  • Cons:The weather might change suddenly
  • In a nutshell:Island for nature fans
  • Last visit to Saaremaa: Aug 2008
  • Intro Updated Aug 24, 2008
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  • bugulma's Profile Photo
    Aug 16, 2006 at 1:50 AM

    vmesto Latvii poedu smotret' malen'kuyu Norvegiyu :-). nichego sebe, u nih dazhe svoy zamok est'!!! kruto!

  • King_Golo's Profile Photo
    Jul 19, 2006 at 12:49 PM

    nice to see some saaremaa scenes... i really love that place since i spent jaanipäev there in 2003

  • Propermark's Profile Photo
    Jul 21, 2005 at 2:16 AM

    Hi! Hope to visit this island during my trip if I have enough time!

  • Ben-UK's Profile Photo
    Mar 10, 2005 at 12:44 PM

    I'm planning to visit Saaremaa later this year -- this is a nice page -- thank you.

  • Stephen-KarenConn's Profile Photo
    Jun 18, 2004 at 11:37 AM

    Interesting pages, Lana. The old stone fences are beautiful. I think we would like the Hostel. Happy Birthday!

  • Pablos_new's Profile Photo
    May 27, 2004 at 6:17 AM

    Those stone fences look like Ireland! ;-) Very nice place to visit. I traveled alot around Baltics in 80-s, but missed Saaremaa (I thing it was closed for visitors at that time as a soviet military base).

  • lotharlerch's Profile Photo
    Feb 27, 2004 at 8:52 AM

    Nice page. Unfortunately it is already the second most touristy region of Estonia after Tallinn

  • ginte's Profile Photo
    Feb 20, 2004 at 4:38 AM

    Great page on Saaremaa! Should be interesting to discover on my way to Tallinn one day:)

  • shivan's Profile Photo
    Feb 20, 2004 at 12:30 AM

    A great page!!!

  • Leipzig's Profile Photo
    Feb 6, 2004 at 3:58 AM

    Great impressions of the island!

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