"Viljandi" Viljandi by Hestia

Viljandi Travel Guide: 17 reviews and 46 photos

Population: 20 756 (2000. a census)
Area: 14,6 km²
Location : South-Estonia, the uplands of Sakala. From Viljandi to Tallinn - 161 km, to Tartu 81 km, to Pärnu 97 km.
Administrative status: town Viljandi is an independent unit of local authority and
the centre of the county.
In Estonia Viljandi is the sixth largest town which is especially known for its beautiful nature and rich cultural life.
Human and environment-friendly, sustainably developing Viljandi where people can live in
harmony with the nature without disturbing it.

Naturally beautiful, culturally rich and with good infrastructure Viljandi prove a nice place of recreation both for the people of Viljandi and for the visitors.

The deep lake down in the valley is an offset to the town and castle hills up on the slope. Well-known legend tells about the boatman who rows on the lake and longs for the beautiful-eyed girl.

Tourist information

Viljandi Tourist Information Center

Vabaduse plats 6, Viljandi Tel. +372 43 30 442
Fax.+372 43 30 442 E-mail: viljandi@visitestonia.com

How to get to Viljandi?

First you have to get to the capital of Estonia - Tallinn.

From Tallinn and from the other towns (Tartu, Pärnu, Kuressaare, Haapsalu, Jõhvi, Valga, Võru, Jõgeva) there is a good public bus connection.



  • Last visit to Viljandi: Jul 2004
  • Intro Written Apr 22, 2005
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