Tour of Kihnu Island

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Kihnu Island is the seventh largest island in Estonia. The cultural heritage of Kihnu – its clothes, dialect, music and handicraft – belong in the UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage. Kihnu Museum represents this in the most genuine way.

Kihnu is an ideal place for walking, fishing, cycling, and meeting the friendly islanders! The best way to explore Kihnu is to rent a bicycle on the island or bring one along from the mainland. There are many bicycle rentals on the island, and most of the tourist accommodations also rent bicycles.

The Kihnu Island tour starts at the harbour and takes you to the most important sights of the Kihnu island!

Sites along route
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    Starting point

    The largest bike rental of the island at the Kihnu harbour

    Bicycle Tours & Rentals

    SADAMAKÕRTSU, Lemsi küla, Kihnu vald, Pärnu maakond 88002

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  • 2
    Kurase Café on the Kihnu island

    Cafes

    Sääre küla, Kihnu vald, Pärnu maakond 88005

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  • 3
    Kihnu Cemetery

    Sculptures & Monuments

    Lemsi küla, Kihnu vald, Pärnu maakond 88002

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    Kihnu St Nicholas Church

    Churches

    Lemsi küla, Kihnu vald, Pärnu maakond 88002

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  • 5
    Kihnu Museum

    Museums & Galleries

    Külaotsa, Linaküla, Kihnu vald, Pärnu maakond 88003

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    Metsamaa Traditional Farm on Kihnu Island

    Museums & Galleries

    Metsamaa, Rootsiküla, Kihnu vald, Pärnu maakond 88004

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  • 7
    Kihnu lighthouse

    Lighthouses

    Pitkänä lauter, Rootsiküla, Kihnu vald, Pärnu maakond 88004

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    Kihnu Jõnn alias Enn Uuetoa memorial

    Sculptures & Monuments

    Küläalusõ lauter, Rootsiküla, Kihnu vald, Pärnu maakond 88004

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    Kihnu Suaru Harbour

    Marinas

    Lemsi küla, Kihnu vald, Pärnu maakond 88002

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Times and prices
Open all year round

Is open 24 hours

Features and amenities
Getting there

During the ice-free period, Kihnu can be reached by a ferry from the Munalaiu harbor, which is about 45 km from Pärnu towards Lihnula. The departure schedule can be found at the homepage www.veeteed.com. In the winter time, a plane flies to the island, flight schedule www.lendame.ee.

Access
  • Signposted
  • By car
Coordinates
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Reviews
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anneW622YV

anneW622YV

Kihnu island visit

we visited first time Kihnu island and we expected to see authentic local culture, to enjoy fresh food, fish caught by local fishermen, homemade beer and fresh food from local gardens. We wanted to...

grannaanna

grannaanna

A perfect summer day

You can travel to Kihnu easily from Munalaid harbour about 40 minutes drive from Pärnu . The boat trip takes one hour . There are plentiful of rental bikes in Kihnu Harbor and it costs only ten...

acorna

acorna

Lovely and peaceful day at Kihnu

I always wanted to visit the smaller Estonian islands, so this travel was a real treat. We were also very lucky: weather was wonderful and no mosquitoes, we had Estonians in our company, who...

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