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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

  • 4 days
  • 15 sites
  • 482 km

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. 

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Sites along route

Toompea Castle

Attraction

Toompea Castle was erected on the foundations of the crumbling eastern wing of the fortress built on the site in the 13th and 14th centuries. Eyecatching for its late baroque facade, the castle was…

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Saku Manor

Attraction

Saku Manor was first mentioned in 1622. The beautiful Classicist building that has preserved until today was designed in the first quarter of the 19th century by Carlo Rossi, one of the most famous…

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Atla manor and ceramics

Attraction

The earliest mention of this estate dates from 1422. One of the last lords of the manor was Alexander Konstantin von Barlöwen. The building you see today was built on the ruins of the former manor…

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Paide Vallitorn and Ruins of the Order Castle at Vallimägi

Attraction

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…

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Eivere Manor

Accommodation

The unique neo-Gothic Eivere Manor, which has been renovated as a guesthouse, provides guests with a romantic experience. The Eivere manor has exclusive halls for organizing weddings, meetings…

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Roosna-Alliku Manor

Attraction

Roosna-Alliku is located on the edge of Pandivere Highlands and Kõrvemaa where the Pärnu River starts from a lake.  The mansion of the manor was designed by the former Estonian province architect…

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Mäetaguse Manor

Attraction

The Mäetaguse Manor was established in 1796, during the rule of Eugenius Octave von Rosen. The Classicist mansion is impressive and is distinguished by its richly decorated interior. Worth noting are…

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Kukruse Polar Manor

Attraction

Visiting the newly renovated Kukruse manor, you will find out all about the role of Baltic Germans in Estonian society and learn the history of the Tolli family. You can learn to write in gothic…

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Vihula manor

Attraction

The first written record of Vihula manor in Lahemaa National Park dates back to 1501. At the time it belonged to the Danish baron Hans von Lode. The manor was damaged by fire during the Great…

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Sagadi Manor

Attraction

Manor complex is located in Lahemaa National Park. The history of manor dates back for 500 years. For the time being Sagadi has become the centre of tourism and natural and cultural education. The…

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Palmse Manor and Open-Air Museum

Attraction

Palmse Manor is one of the grandest baroque mansions in Estonia. The mansion and open-air museum were the first fully restored manor complex in the country. They are surrounded by the beautiful…

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Maardu Manor

Attraction

Maardu Manor was first mentioned in written records in 1397. Maardu Manor ensemble, located on a small ridge, is one of the most imposing ones among the old complexes. The manor house has hosted the…

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Estonian History Museum - Maarjamäe Palace

Attraction

A large-scale exhibition on the history of the Republic of Estonia is currently on display. The exhibition tells the story of the birth and development of the Republic, as well as of the occupation…

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