Attractions

Castle in Rakvere

Rakvere Castle

Rakvere’s star attraction differentiates itself from other such mouldering ruins by offering hands-on, medieval-style amusements. While much is aimed towards children (dress-up costumes, a petting zoo), adults will …
Historic Building in Lahemaa National Park

Palmse Manor

Fully restored Palmse Manor is the showpiece of Lahemaa National Park, housing the visitor centre in its former stables. The pretty manor house (1720, rebuilt in the 1780s) is now a museum containing period furnitur…
Gallery in Lahemaa National Park

Viinistu Art Museum

It's extraordinary that an obscure, remote village near the top of the Pärispea peninsula should be home to one of the country's best galleries, yet Viinistu houses the remarkable private art collection of Jaan Mani…
Historic Building in Lahemaa National Park

Sagadi Manor & Forest Museum

Completed in 1753, this pretty pink-and-white baroque mansion is surrounded by glorious gardens (which are free to visit), encompassing a lake, numerous modern sculptures, an arboretum and an endless view down a gra…
Village in Lahemaa National Park

Altja

First mentioned in 1465, this fishing village has many restored or reconstructed traditional buildings, including a wonderfully ancient-looking tavern which was actually built in 1976. Altja’s Swing Hill (Kiitemägi)…
Museum in Sillamäe

Sillamäe Museum

Until very recently, this little museum was jam-packed with fascinating Soviet-era relics, including uniforms, flags and large portraits of Lenin and Stalin. Now Lenin and his mates have been banished to a branch in…
Museum in Narva

Narva Museum

Museum admission gives you the opportunity to ascend Hermann Tower to a wooden viewing gallery, while checking out exhibits on each level of your climb (of varying degrees of interest and relevance, not all with Eng…
Convent in Kuremäe

Pühtitsa Convent

Built between 1885 and 1895, the five green onion-domed towers of the impressive main church of Pühtitsa Convent are visible for miles around. Murals by the convent gate depict Mary, the Mother of Jesus, to whom the…
Museum in Lahemaa National Park

Kolga Museum & Manor

The photogenically tumbledown, classical-style manor house at Kolga dates from 1642 but was largely rebuilt in 1768 and 1820. It's once again in the hands of the Stenbock family, who owned it from the 17th to the ea…
Church in Rakvere

Holy Trinity Church

Dating from the beginning of the 15th century, although it’s been damaged and repaired several times since, this rather lovely Lutheran church has a 62m steeple, a carved pulpit with painted panels (1690) and some i…