Palmse manor & museum

Palmse Manor is one of the grandest baroque mansions in Estonia. The open-air museum boasts parks, gardens and historical buildings and features exhibitions, workshops and more. 

sagadi manor & museum

The history of Sagadi Manor dates back for 500 years. The manor complex is extraordinary for its unity: lots of outbuildings with repaired roads, parkways, park and ponds.

Sagadi Manor Dendropark

Sagadi Manor Park and Dendropark with large ancient trees is an inseparable part of the manor. Sagadi Park has the thickest European white elm and 33 m oaks, which are some of the tallest in Estonia. 

vihula manor

The first written record of Vihula manor in Lahemaa dates back to 1501. At the time it belonged to the Danish baron Hans von Lode. The manor you see today was built between 1820 and 1880.

kolga manor

Here, in the grand Kolga Manor, you will experience the atmosphere of mystery and times past. Kolga obtained its current appearance in the 1820s when the previous building was completely reconstructed.

altja fishing village

Altja is a typical seaside village, with all of its houses stretching along one street. There are fishing net sheds which were reconstructed on the basis of old photographs and the memories of the villagers. 

Käsmu captains’ village

The earliest written records of Käsmu date back to 1453. It was home to a maritime school, and virtually every family had its captain or coxswain. That is why Käsmu was known as the “captains’ village”.

esku chapel and cemetery

Esku chapel, nestled in the middle of the forest in Lahemaa, was built in 1845 by the von Fock family of Sagadi Manor. It was designed for their use as well as a place of burial for the local farming families.

ilumäe chapel and cemetery

The chapel was built by Palmese's Baron in the 19th century on the site of a former wooden chapel. In the cemetery, you will see the handiwork of local smiths and stone hewers in its crosses.

käsmu lighthouse

Käsmu Lighthouse, located at Käsmu Cape, was built in 1892 with the help of donations. It is one of the two preserved wooden lighthouses in Estonia. The Lighthouse is open for visitors as a museum.

käsmu chapel and cemetery

Käsmu is home to a wooden chapel, erected using money donated by the villagers in 1863. The surrounding cemetery is the final resting place of sea captains who brought prominence to the village.

toolse order castle

The Order Castle of Toolse is one of the more recent medieval castles on the northern coast of Estonia. The initial fortified manor house was probably erected in the 14th century. 

vainupea chapel

Vainupea Chapel was consecrated in 1893. However, the first written mention of the wooden beach chapel dates back to 1741. Today, the chapel is a popular venue for concerts and weddings.

St. Mauritius church

St. Mauritius church in Haljala was a very powerful place in a military sense. Its defensive purpose was served by its two-storey Western tower, which had its own fireplace and openings to fire from. 

Rakvere castle

Visitors can spend an exciting day as they dress up as knights and warriors, enjoy various entertainers, and learn about the life of people in the Middle Ages and the early modern period.