North Estonia Manor Tour
1. Toompea Castle → 2. Tallinn Tourist Information Centre → 3. Saku Manor → 4. Atla manor and ceramics → 5. Järvamaa Tourist Information Centre → 6. Paide Vallitorn and Ruins of the Order Castle at Vallimägi → 7. Eivere Manor → 8. Roosna-Alliku Manor → 9. Mäetaguse Manor → 10. Kukruse Polar Manor → 11. Vihula manor → 12. Sagadi Manor → 13. Palmse Manor and Open-Air Museum → 14. Maardu Manor → 15. Estonian History Museum - Maarjamäe Palace
You can find accommodation and plan a longer stay in many of the manors you visit during this tour.
In Kukruse Manor you can try on clothes from the 18th and 19th century and feel like a real aristocrat, in the workshops of Atla Manor Ceramics Studio you can try making something yourself. The Wittenstein History Centre at the Paide Rampart Tower offers plenty of interesting history to discover, in addition to that, there's a Forest Museum at Sagadi Manor and Palmse Manor is an open air museum. The former owner of Maardu Manor, squire von Bohn, is noted in local cultural history for paying the printing costs of the first Estonian Bible.
It's convenient to start and end the tour in Tallinn.
Sites along route
Building of the Paide Order Castle started in 1265. Local white limestone was used to build the castle. The first building on Vallimägi Hill was the octagonal Tall Hermann Tower, which was destroyed…