Aegviidu-Kõrvemaa recreation area and Visitor Centre / Information point

Aegviidu-Kõrvemaa recreation area and Visitor Centre / Information point

Jaama tänav 7, Aegviidu alev, Anija vald, Harju maakond

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The old folk saying about this lovely area, known locally as the ‘Estonian Switzerland’ states that the devil made the ground wrinkle in Kõrvemaa.

The landscape is characterised by its ‘mountains’, swamps, swamp lakes, and forests. The ‘mountains’ are actually steep eskers formed by melting permafrost. The largest bogs are Koitjärve, Kõnnu Suursoo, Võhma, and Kakerdaja. There are about a hundred lakes, bogs, and ponds.
Come for a hike, ride a bicycle, ski, or walk. The camping areas and campfire sites are perfect for nature photographers, bird and animal watchers, and berry and mushroom pickers.

The Visitor Centre shares information about holiday options and hiking trails. You can also visit exhibitions, watch nature films, and participate in study programmes.

Times and prices

Is open every day: 09:00 - 17:00


Monday–friday: 09:00 - 16:00
Saturday–sunday: closed

24 hours

  • Free of charge

  • Free of charge

  • Free of charge

Features and amenities
  • Camping area

  • WIFI

  • Wheelchair access

Getting there

Kõrvemaa recreation area stretches from Tallinn – Saint Petersburg highway to Tallinn–Tartu highway.

  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
  • By car
Stops nearby
Bus: Aegviidu
Train: Aegviidu
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