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Versatile Manor Tour in West Estonia and on the islands

1. Kadriorg Palace 2. Keila-Joa Manor 3. Vasalemma Castle 4. Padise Manor 5. Lihula Museum 6. Pädaste Manor 7. Oti manor 8. Kuressaare Episcopal Castle 9. Loona manor 10. Tõstamaa Manor 11. Audru Manor Complex 12. Laitse Castle 13. Town Hall tower and Old Thomas

  • 5 days
  • 13 sites
  • 650 km

The manors in this tour are really versatile both in their state and in their architecture. There are interesting activities in many of the manors and castles: you can order an excursion to the ruins of Padise Monastery from Padise Manor, Loona Manor offers activities in nature. If you just want to enjoy nature, you can have a picnic in the park of Audru Manor and enjoy a view of river Audru.
You cannot visit many of the manor buildings without a previous arrangement.
It is convenient to start and end the tour in Tallinn. 

Route map

Sites along route

Kadriorg Palace

Attraction

Kadriorg can be considered to be the grandest example of palace and park design in Estonian architectural history. The palace, originally an imperial summer residence, has been extremely well…

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Keila-Joa Manor

Attraction

This manor complex was built in 1833 in neo-gothic style to the designs of Hans von Stackenschneider, who would go on to become one of the key representatives of the historicist style in Russia. In…

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Vasalemma Castle

Attraction

The beautiful Neo-Gothic castle that has preserved in full has been built from 1890 to 1893 from local dolomite, the so-called Vasalemma marble. Since 1919 the gorgeous characteristically English…

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Padise Manor

Accommodation

In Harju County, just 50 km from Tallinn, is a beautiful spot snuggled between forests and fields - Padise. This naturally beautiful location with its ancient hill fortress and historical convent…

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Lihula Museum

Attraction

A 13th century bishop and guild manor is nowaday’s known as Lihula museum. The museum gives overview of the history of South Läänemaa, Lihula and its fortress. The museum displays many interesting…

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Pädaste Manor

Attraction

The earlier history of the manor begins with 16th century. In the end of 17th century there was also an orchard created in addition to the mansion and other manor buildings. By the 19th century the…

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Oti manor

Attraction

Looking somewhat eclectic, the main part of the Oti manor house consisting of a single storey and a basement was apparently built in the 18thC. Later, balconies supported by slender columns were…

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Kuressaare Episcopal Castle

Attraction

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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Loona manor

Attraction

Small Loona manor-house in Kihelkonna is a vivid example of a long and complex story of reaching it's present form. Oldest parts of the building date back to Middle Ages, the cellar uses battlements…

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Tõstamaa Manor

Attraction

The beautifully renovated Tõstamaa Manor has a colourful history and it is one of the best known sights in the area. Even though it has a late classicist appearance, the manor was established in the…

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Audru Manor Complex

Attraction

The Audru Manor complex, which has belonged to the Pilar von Pilchau family since the start of the 19th century, is a typical ensemble of manor buildings. 14 buildings have been relatively well…

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Laitse Castle

Attraction

Laitse manor house resembles a knight’s castle which bears elements of almost all the mediaeval architectural tastes. The mansion built by Woldemar von Uexküll in 1892 is one of the best works of…

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Town Hall tower and Old Thomas

Attraction

The Town Hall tower was built at the same time as the building itself, between 1402 and 1404. In 1530 a weather vane was placed at the top of the tower which the people named 'Old Thomas'. He remains…

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