Piusa Caves Visitor Centre

Piusa Caves Visitor Centre houses a museum, seminar room for 50 people, a café and a handicraft room for children. We provide guide services, educational excursions for schools, workshops and seminars.

When accompanied by the guide, you can visit the observation platform at the Museum cave. The Piusa sandstone caves are the result of hand-mining glass sand during 1922–1966. The biggest wintering colony of bats in East Europe is located in the caves.

Ticket includes: examining visitor centre exhibits, watching nature films, guided tour to the closed observation platform of the Museum Cave.

Features and amenities


Külastuskeskus, Piusa küla, Orava vald, Põlva maakond

Getting there


  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By car

Stops nearby

Bus: Piusa
Train: Piusa


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