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Ideas for travel with children in West-Estonia

1. Roosta Adventure Park 2. Haapsalu Episcopal Castle Children's park 3. Ilon’s Yard, a children’s park in Haapsalu 4. Ilon's Wonderland 5. Aafrika beach playroom and playground 6. Haapsalu Water Centre 7. Railway and Communications Museum 8. Soera Farm Museum 9. Luidja beach 10. Kõpu lighthouse 11. Käina Go-Kart Track 12. Käina Swimming Pool 13. Orjaku study trail 14. Angla Heritage Culture Centre 15. Kapa Farm Mini-Zoo 16. Spa Hotel Rüütli Water Park 17. Kuressaare Episcopal Castle 18. Muhu Ostrich Farm 19. Ranna Ranch 20. Estonian Museum Railway at Lavassaare 21. Valgerand Adventure Park 22. Trampoline Centre UP 23. Tervise Paradiis Water Centre 24. Nurmenuku Puhkekeskus (Recreation Area) 25. CR Jakobson Farm Museum at Kurgja 26. Mini Zoo 27. Mary Magdalene Guild 28. Playground on Pärnu beach

  • 5 days
  • 28 sites
  • 700 km

The Western coast of Estonia with its islands is a great destination for exciting trips for families with children. Adventure-loving children and parents looking for culture and history will all find something to their liking. 

You don't need to complete the entire length of the route all at once, as this might be too tiring for the kids. It's just meant to assist you -- we will offer you ideas and thoughts on what you could see and do together. 

See www.puhkaeestis.ee/et/reisiplaneerija/teejuhid for other tours in West-Estonia, and make your plans according to your schedule and interests, and the weather. This will let you make the best possible trip for your family in West-Estonia. 

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Roosta Adventure Park

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Come and experience the challenge and excitement of Roosta Adventure Park! Opened in 2009, it is uniquely different to other adventure parks and is sure to provide you with an amazing day's…

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Haapsalu Episcopal Castle Children's park

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A popular children's park is in the big moat of Haapsalu Episcopal Castle and attracts with medieval entertainment attractions. Come and have a look at a castle, a ship, stone tug, different seesaws…

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Ilon’s Yard, a children’s park in Haapsalu

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Läänemaa Children’s Library is the home for Ilon’s rooms – a reading room and a candle hall where children’s events related to literature and music are organised. The upstairs playing room displays a…

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Ilon's Wonderland

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Ilon's Wonderland is a theme centre for children and families that showcases the work of Ilon Wikland, the illustrator of Astrid Lindgren's children's books. The three-storey building is open from…

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Aafrika beach playroom and playground

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When you are on a family vacation it is important to know where the young ones can have a good time. The playground on Haapsalu's Promenade is the newest in town and is open all-year-round. In the…

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Haapsalu Water Centre

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The Haapsalu Water Centre is a great place to relax for the whole family. There is a kid's pool for small children and a 46-metre water slide tube that offers excitement for our bigger guests. There…

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Railway and Communications Museum

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The former terminal station of the railway was constructed between 1903 and 1905 to serve the resort town of Haapsalu. With its mysterious and grand station building, it now invites you to discover…

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Soera Farm Museum

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The history of Sooääre farm, that was its oirignal name, dates back at least for 200 years. The oldest part of the cottage-cum threshing barn originates from the first half of XIX century, it's a…

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Luidja beach

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Luidja is a 2.5 km long tidied up beach. It has four volleyball courts and a playground. Different events are held at the beach in the summer, such as the Luidja triathlon and the Luidja beach…

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Kõpu lighthouse

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The history of the oldest lighthouse not only in Estonia, but anywhere in the Baltic States and indeed on the Baltic Sea, stretches back 500 years, when landmarks were needed to guide ships in the…

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Käina Go-Kart Track

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The go-kart track in Käina on the island of Hiiumaa was constructed in 1992. Renovations are planned in order to bring it into line with FIA championship requirements so as to bring the European…

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Käina Swimming Pool

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In Käina Swimming Pool there are 4 25-metre-long swimming lanes and a pool for children, where smaller kids can have a slide and enjoy the 33 degree water. The large pool is 120–180 cm in depth. In…

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Orjaku study trail

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The trail runs mainly on the shore of the Gulf of Käina. The avifauna of the Gulf of Käina, which consists of 192 species, is interesting and biodiverse. In autumn 10–15 thousand water and coastal…

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Angla Heritage Culture Centre

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One of the key elements of the Angla Windmill Hill complex is the Angla Heritage Culture Centre, which was opened in summer 2011. One of the materials used in its construction was local stone thought…

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Kapa Farm Mini-Zoo

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This mini-zoo in the village of Kipi is constantly being joined by new residents. At present it is home to animals fairly typical of Saaremaa, such as horses, goats and rabbits, but you will also see…

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Spa Hotel Rüütli Water Park

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Visitors to the water park can use the four-lane standard size swimming pool.  Children can have fun with the 52-metre water slide and in the children's pool. The Jacuzzi can accommodate ten people.

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Kuressaare Episcopal Castle

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Stone castle history starts already from the Long Hermann tower built in the end of 13th century that was the central tower of circle-walled castle type of fortress. The convent type castle task was…

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Muhu Ostrich Farm

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Ostrich keeping began here on Laasu Farm in 1999. In addition to the ostriches, the farm also raises emus who are renowned for their red meat and valuable fat which is used for cosmetic products and…

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Ranna Ranch

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Ranna Ranch is the home for ostriches, peacocks, hens, geese, goats, sheep, rabbits, pigs and wild boars, horses and bovines. You can learn how animals behave and what they eat. You can also ride a…

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Estonian Museum Railway at Lavassaare

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You can learn about the history of narrow-track railway in Estonia (1895-1975) in the former peat industry region at Lavassaare. More than 70 items of rolling stock, including five steam engines…

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Valgerand Adventure Park

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Valgerand Adventure Park is the right place for you if you’re looking for excitement and new challenges or want to spend an active holiday with your family and friends. You can have some fun climbing…

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Trampoline Centre UP

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Trampoline Centre UP is the biggest playground in Pärnu! We invite the young and old, children with friends and parents to visit us. The centre has a unique trampoline floor, where you can do…

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Tervise Paradiis Water Centre

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The biggest water park in Estonia, Tervise Paradiis, is a relaxing place where you can spend time with your friends and family. Everyone going down the slides of the water park gets a great…

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Nurmenuku Puhkekeskus (Recreation Area)

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At the recreation area you can discover various domestic animals such as horses, ponies, sheep, goats and miniature pigs. We also have many species of birds including peacocks, geese and chickens…

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CR Jakobson Farm Museum at Kurgja

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In the museum, you can learn about the life and work of Carl Robert Jakobson, who played a leading role during the times of Estonian national awakening in the 19th century, and the farm he…

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Mini Zoo

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The Mini Zoo is located in the centre of Pärnu and visitors can see many interesting animals living in its terrarium. The zoo’s collection consists of snakes from the Estonian viper Vipera berus to…

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Mary Magdalene Guild

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Mary Magdalene Guild – great Estonian applied art and handicrafts with a soul! Here, you can buy and order items by recognised masters of Pärnu and see how these items are made. We are located in a…

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Playground on Pärnu beach

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This playground was constructed in summer 2010. Modern and boasting all of the latest technical solutions, it is a great place for the whole family to relax and have fun. Its attractions develop…

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