Pärnu city viewSource: Priidu Saart


The ultimate summer holiday destination in Estonia

Pärnu attracts holiday makers with its large sandy beach, numerous restaurants, cocktail bars, spas and a relaxed, laid back vibe.

With an area of 858 km², Pärnu is the biggest municipality in Estonia, almost as big as Berlin (892 km²). This medieval city has an easygoing and romantic flair to it. Being largest resort in Estonia, Pärnu is also a home to a variety of spas from large water parks to more intimate and historical bath houses. Long, white sandy beaches, shallow waters and “the best Sun in Estonia” attract Estonians and visiting guests alike.

Beautiful beach promenade is ideal for walking, cycling and roller skating with playgrounds, water fountains and play areas offering days full of fun and joy for children. If you are feeling adventurous, try water skiing, yachting or paddle a canoe or a kayak down the Pärnu river to the open sea and nearby islets.

Source: visit estonia

Pärnu is sustainable destination of the Baltic Sea countries. The city is special because of its sea, rivers, beaches and promenades and its many parks, avenues and forest groves. Pärnu’s diversity and amenities have made it a resort with a 180 year history, which is why protecting and valuing its nature is a priority when it comes to the development of the city. The strengths of the unique city of Pärnu include a friendly, functional and attractive environment with a lively and compact historical city centre.

Pärnu’s success story is about a protected coastal meadow being opened to the public and maintained by cows. The coastal meadows under Natura2000 protection are located next to Pärnu beach, which is the city’s main attraction. The protected beach now includes an educational nature trail as well as observation towers and is maintained by the city cows.

More information from Pärnu's official city guide - Visit Pärnu

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