Island sights in Haapsalu
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There's a harbour at Dirhami, a few kilometres north of Tuksi, where a knowledgeable captain can take you to Osmussaare, a small island 7.5km from the mainland that was once inhabited by Estonian Swedes. It's known to them as Odensholm, the legendary burial place of the Viking god Oden. The island's cemetery and chapel ruins are reminders of the Swedish presence prior to their forced exodus by the USSR. After they were driven out a Soviet army base was built here in the early 1940s.
The island is uninhabited, so if you plan to camp, bring food and water with you.