The north-eastern coast is hemmed in with smaller and bigger bluffs.
The ca. 300 m long Üügu bluff is the most representative among them. The bluff in located somewhat inland from the shore but the sea has had a crushing impact on it in the course of the past millenniums and has hollowed out the slate in some places to create cave-like basins. Good to know: The Üügu bluff is the largest and most attractive of Muhu’s bluffs. Before World War I, dolomite was quarried from the Üügu bluff - that has had a somewhat negative effect on the appearance of the bluff.
If you decide to go there I recommend to take empty bottle with you, because there is a SUPER GOOD opportunity to taste Estonian spring water! After drinking that, you don't want any other water :)
Worth to see. even more perfect in autumn when the leaves are colorfull. 300 m long Üügu bluff is the most representative among the bluffs in Muhu. Free of charge.
Hidden away a little way through the trees from the nearest road access, the bluffs show very clearly what movements over time have done to the local rock strata. The Estonian tourist board has put...